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History of the town of Antrim, New Hampshire By W.R. Cochrane

N.H. Historical Society



Town of Antrim

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Antrim Historical Society    P.O. Box 172  Antrim, New Hampshire   03440


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James A. Tuttle Library

Programs and Events

House Project


In the late 1980s and early 1990s, after David Hurlin sold Goodell Company, he felt time hanging heavy on his hands. He decided to start a project of documenting ...

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Newspapers Preservation


One of Antrim’s most valuable historical objects is the archive containing bound copies of old newspapers: THE ANTRIM HOME NEWS (1875-1883) and THE ANTRIM REPORTER (1892-1951). Nowhere else can one find such  More…


Oral History

For more than ten years, Society member Lyman Gilmore has been conducting the Antrim Oral History Project in which he interviews members of the community about growing up and living in Antrim from  More…






All programs are free unless noted otherwise and are open to everyone. You do not need to be a Historical Society member to attend.

Past Programs

Past Programs


Information sought about Robert Caughey

A number of years ago, Robert Caughey, (1914-1994) a lifelong resident of Antrim, made many contributions to the livelihood of Antrim.  He held numerous patents, including several in the press wood/chip wood business. His lab and three-shift business on Water Street provided employment for many local residents for many years.

We are interested in any anecdotal or historical material and information relating to his accomplishments. Rod Zwirner is interested in collecting and cataloging this history. If you have anything to share, please contact Rod at (603) 588-2879 or Thelma Nichols at (603) 588-6766.

  



AHS Newsletter

Newsletter


WANTED

Tomorrow’s History  -  While we have been busy preserving the history of Antrim through materials that have been collected over the years, we have not been as diligent about keeping the more recent activities for the future.   More...






The Town of Antrim, NH

As It Is Today,  April,  1896

This fascinating document has been digitized and can be viewed now by downloading this pdf.

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Antrim Historical Society Wins

Best Float

at Home & Harvest Festival

“Plane Spotting during World War II”  More…

  


Thank you to everyone who supported our annual Apple Crisp Social at Home & Harvest in September  More…

Spotter Cabin Photo courtesy of Frank Gorga

April

Caughey & Pratt

We are delighted to present Ben Pratt for our April program,  who will discuss the history of his family’s company, Caughey & Pratt.

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Sunday, April 13, 3 pm

First Presbyterian Church


May

NH Towns & the Civil War

We so enjoyed Professor Jere Daniell’s presentation last year on the Scots-Irish, we decided to ask him to return to discuss New Hampshire Towns and the Civil War.

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Sunday, May 18, 3 pm

First Presbyterian Church


June

Summering in Antrim

We are sure you will not want to miss Dick Winslow’s reminiscences of the many summers he and his family spent in Antrim.

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Sunday, June 22, 3 pm

First Presbyterian Church