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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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Antrim Reporter Archives     1891-1895 and 1935 -1951


The Limrik            

A Quarterly Journal

Videos of the Antrim Historical Society's Oral History Project

Programs and Events

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

AHS Newsletter

Newsletter

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…







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.  Please email us at info@antrimhistoricalsociety.org




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.

It may take a minute or so to download.


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

Joining the Antrim Historical Society

The Antrim Historical Society (AHS) is dedicated to the celebration of Antrim’s history.  You can learn of our activities through the Town’s “News and Events” notices, local newspapers, the AHS website – www.antrimhistoricalsociety.org  (Thanks to Dave Dubois for maintaining this site), or by postcard by becoming a member.  Dues are just $10 a year for an individual and $20 for an entire family.

To join, please contact Eric Tenney at e.tenney@comcast.net or 588-2793. You can also join by sending a check to the Antrim Historical Society, P.O. Box 172, Antrim, NH 03440, or email us at info@antrimhistoricalsociety.org



announcements

Latest Announcements

  Sunday, October 21, 2018

2:30 – 4:30 p.m.


New Hampshire’s Franco-American Heritage



Please join us Sunday, October 21, 2018 at 3 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church, Main Street, Antrim for a discussion of the culture and history of Granite State families who originated in Quebec.

Starting at 2:30 p.m. the AHS will host our Annual Meeting culminating in the election of next year’s Society officers. Then at 3:00 p.m., thanks to a grant from the New Hampshire Humanities Council, Robert Perreault will examine New Hampshire’s Franco-American history.  Granite Staters with roots in Quebec currently constitute one-quarter of the state’s population.   


If you have any questions, please contact Steve Ullman at 588-2005 or sullman@brockport.edu