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Albany Historical Society
Contact: Elaine Wales, Pres. 603-447-2806
Phone: 603-447-6038
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Address:  1972 Route 16
       Albany , NH  03818-7414
Email: efwnh@ncia.net
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County: Carroll
Founded: 1979
Meeting: Meetings in April, June, Sept., Nov.
       Albany Town Hall
Museum: Located at 1972 Route 16.
       Museum open 2nd & 4th Wednesday June-early Oct.
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Bartlett Historical Society
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Address:  PO Box 514
       Bartlett , NH  03812-0514
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County: Carroll
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Chatham Historical Society
Contact: Jeanne Eastman, Pres., 603-694-3388
Phone: 603-694-2099
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Address:  1209 Main Rd
       Chatham , NH  03813-5320
Email:
Website:
Map Key: F-8
County: Carroll
Founded: 1989
Meeting: 3rd Tues., April-Nov.
Museum: Historical Society & Library Archives, Route 113-B: Preserving the history of the town & surrounding area; collecting genealogical information on area families. Archaeology, Genealogy (over 50 family histories), Military, Oral History, Photography (1800-Present: 550 photos), vital records (1790 to present), cemetery records ( Chatham plus area), town histories.
       Open Wed., 1–4:30pm.
       Admission free
       Local genealogy
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Conway Historical Society
Contact: Jim Arnold; conwayhistory@verizon.net
Phone: 800-447-5551
Fax: 603-447-1991
Address:  PO Box 1949
       Conway , NH  03818-1949
Email: conwayhistory@verizon.net
Website: www.conwayhistoricalsociety.org/
Map Key: F-8
County: Carroll
Founded: 1935
Meeting: 7pm, 2nd Tues., monthly.
       Salyards Museum, 110 Main St.
Museum: Eastman-Lord House, 100 Main St., Conway Village.
       Open Wed. 2-4pm and Thur. 6-8pm, Memorial Day-Labor Day.
       $3.00, $6.00/Family
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Edwin C. Remick Foundation
Contact: Robert Cottrell, Director
Phone: 603-323-7591
Fax: 603-323-8382
Address:  PO Box 250
       Tamworth , NH  03886-0250
Email: director@remickmuseum.org
Website: www.remickmuseum.org
Map Key: G-7
County: Carroll
Founded: 1996
Meeting: Workshops & special events held year round.
Museum: Remick Country Doctor Museum & Farm
       Open Mon.-Fri., 10am-4pm, year round; July 5 to Columbus Day: Mon.-Sat, 10am-4pm.
       $3 per person
       Publicity, conference/meeting spaces indoors & outdoors in summer
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Effingham Historical Society
Contact: Eric Potter, Town Hist., Pres., 603-539-2469
Phone: 603-539-6715
Fax:
Address:  PO Box 33
       Effingham , NH  03882-0033
Email: effinghamhs@hotmail.com
Website: www.groups.msn.com/EffinghamHistoricalsociety
Map Key: G-8
County: Carroll
Founded: 1953
Meeting: 7:30pm, 3rd Fri.
Museum: Rte. 108, corner of Main St. & Newmarket Rd.
       Open Tues. & Thurs., 2-4pm, June-Oct.
       Admission free
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Freedom Historical Society
Contact: Bonnie Burroughs, 603-539-3665
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Address:  PO Box 548
       Freedom , NH  03836-0548
Email:
Website: http://freedomhistoricalsociety.org/
Map Key: G-8
County: Carroll
Founded: 1965
Meeting: No regular mtg.
Museum: Works Barn Museum & Allard House, Maple St.
       Open Sat, 10am-12pm, Memorial Day-Labor Day
       Donations accepted.
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Friends of the Governor Wentworth State Historic Site
Contact: Frederick Foley, 603-522-8567, fredfoley@netzero.net
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Address:  PO Box 2126
       Wolfeboro , NH  03894-2126
Email:
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Map Key: H-8
County: Carroll
Founded: 1994
Meeting: TBA
Museum: The focal point of this 96-acre site is Wentworth House's 40' X 101' cellar hole. The 25' posted two-story mansion burned in 1820. The state-owned site is located on Rt. 109 in Wolfeboro. The unstaffed site is open daily during summer.
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Hartmann Model Railroad & Toy Museum
Contact: Roger & Nelly Hartmann
Phone: 603-356-9922/9933
Fax: 603-356-9958
Address: PO Box 165
       15 Town Hall Rd
       Intervale , NH  03845-0052
Email: info@Hartmannrr.com
Website: www.hartmannrr.com
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Museum: Train layouts. Over 10,000 model cars, boats and trains on display.
       Open daily 10am-5pm, except Easter, Mother's Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas.
       Adults $6 / Seniors (60+) $5 / Children 5-13, $4
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Henney History Room, Conway Public Library
Contact: Edward Stevens, Curator of Special Collections
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Address: PO Box 2100
       15 Main St
       Conway , NH  03818-2100
Email: estevens@conway.lib.nh.us
Website: www.conway.lib.nh.us
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County: Carroll
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Museum: In public library.
       Mon. 12pm- 8:30pm, Tues. & Wed. 10am-4:30pm.
       Admission free
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Jackson Historical Society
Contact: Warren Schomaker, VP, 603-383-9922
Phone: 603-383-4060
Fax:
Address:  PO Box 8
       Jackson , NH  03846-0008
Email: info@jacksonnhhistory.org
Website: www.jacksonnhhistory.org
Map Key: F-8
County: Carroll
Founded: 1977
Meeting: 7:30pm, 1st Thurs., monthly.
       Held at Christmas Farm Inn.
Museum: Museum located junction of Rts 16 & 16A.
       Open by chance (most weekdays).
       Admission free
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Klickety-Klack Railroad Museum
Contact: Richard Parshley, 569-1275
Phone: 603-569-5384
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Address:  PO Box 205
       Wolfeboro Falls , NH  03896-0205
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County: Carroll
Founded: 1981
Meeting:
Museum: 8 Elm St., Wolfeboro Falls.
       Thurs, Fri, Sat; 10am-5pm
       $5
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Libby Museum
Contact: Patricia Smith, Director
Phone: 603-569-1035, After season: 603-569-8161
Fax: 603-569-246
Address:  PO Box 629
       Wolfeboro , NH  03844-0629
Email: LibbyMus@metrocast.net
Website: www.wolfeboronh.us/LibbyMuseum
Map Key:
County: Carroll
Founded: 1912
Meeting:
Museum: Libby Museum located on Route 109 N, Wolfeboro.
       Open 10am-4pm May-Columbus Day (closed Mon.), Art exhibits June, July, August, artists from New England.
       $2 Adults, $1 children under 12, Free 5 and under
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Madison Historical Society
Contact: Rebecca Knowles, Curator/Treas., 603-367-9289
Phone: 603-367-9289
Fax:
Address:  PO Box 505
       Madison , NH  03849-0505
Email: ghostduster@roadrunner.com
Website: madisonhistorical.us
Map Key: G-8
County: Carroll
Founded: 1959
Meeting: 3rd Thurs; May-Sept
Museum: Madison Historical Society Museum, East Madison Rd
       Tues. 2-4pm, Memorial day weekend-Labor Day weekend, or by appt.
       Admission free, donations appreciated.
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Moultonborough Historical Society
Contact: Bruce Worthen, Pres., 603-476-2404
Phone:
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Address:  PO Box 659
       Moultonboro , NH  03254-0659
Email: MHSociety@msn.com
Website: www.moultonboroughhistory.org
Map Key: G-7
County: Carroll
Founded:
Meeting: 7:30pm, 2nd Mon., monthly
Museum: Moultonborough History Museum and the Lamprey Hs, # 951 Rte 25. Collection of artifacts & documents relating to town history.
       Open July 4th & by appt.
       Admission free
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Mt Washington Observatory, Inc
Contact: Scott Henley, Ex. Dir.
Phone: 603-466-3388
Fax: 603-356-0307
Address:  PO Box 2310
       North Conway , NH  03860-2310
Email: info@mountwashington.org
Website: www.mountwashington.org
Map Key: F-8
County: Carroll
Founded: 1932
Meeting: No regular mtg.
Museum: Mt Washington Museum, at the Summit of Mt Washington; human & natural history of Mt Washington; 9am-6pm, mid-May thru mid-Oct; $3 adult, $1 children 6-12 (Ed. Note: There is a toll to ascend Mt. Washington.)
       Weather Discovery Ctr; 2779 Main St, North Conway; "hands-on exhibits;" open 7 days, late May-Dec., 10am-5pm; weekends April & May, free admission.
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NH Boat Museum
Contact: Lisa Simpson Lutts, museum@nhbm.org
Phone: 603-569-4554
Fax: 603-569-5931
Address:  PO Box 1195
       Wolfeboro Falls , NH  03896-1195
Email: museum@nhbm.org
Website: www.nhbm.org
Map Key: H-8
County: Carroll
Founded: 1992
Meeting: 7pm, most Thurs. in July & August (not every). Check website for schedule.
       At Museum.
Museum: Antique and related lake & boating history. 397 Central St., Rt. 28, Wolfeboro, NH.
       Mon.-Sat. 10am-4pm, Sun. 12pm-4pm
       $7 adult, $5 seniors, $3 children ages 7-17
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Ossipee Historical Society
Contact: Arletta Paul, Curator, 603-539-7723
Phone: 603-539-1002
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Address:  PO Box 245
       Ossipee , NH  03864-0245
Email: fyfisher@roadrunner.com
Website: groups.msn.com/ossipeehistoricalsociety
Map Key: H-8
County: Carroll
Founded: 1923
Meeting: 7pm, 3rd Tues., April-Sept.
       Old Carroll County Courthouse.
       Annual meeting, Oct.
Museum: Grant Museum, Rt. 16-B, 52 Main St, Center Ossipee, open by appt. only.
       Carroll County Courthouse, Summer hours Mon., Wed. & Sat. 10am-2pm, June-Sept. Mon. 1-4pm, by appt. rest of year.
       Admission by donation
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Pequawaket Historical League
Contact: Raymond Stineford, 603-367-4687
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Address:  877 Easton Rd
       Freedom , NH  03836
Email:
Website: www.conwayHistory.org/phl.html
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County: Carroll
Founded: 1990
Meeting: 1pm, 2nd Tues in May.
       Regional historical league - quarterly newsletter
Museum: No museum
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Sandwich Historical Society
Contact: Melissa Wilson, Director
Phone: 603-284-6269
Fax: 603-284-6278
Address:  PO Box 244
       Center Sandwich , NH  03227-0244
Email: sandwichhistory@earthlink.net
Website: www.sandwichhistorical.org
Map Key: G-7
County: Carroll
Founded: 1917
Meeting: Aug., Annual Excursion & Picnic/monthly trustee meetings.
Museum: Elisha Marston House, 4 Maple St, Center Sandwich.
       Wed - Sat 10-2 pm June-Oct, Transportation Museum open for special events.
       Admission free
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Tamworth Historical Society
Contact: Bob Cottrell, Pres.
Phone: 603-323-2900
Fax:
Address:  PO Box 13
       Tamworth , NH  03886-0013
Email:
Website:
Map Key: G-7
County: Carroll
Founded: 1960
Meeting: 7pm, 3rd Wed., Jan.-Dec.
Museum: Relocating to a new building: 25 Great Hill Road, Tamworth
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Tip-Top House (NH State Park)
Contact: Mike Pelchat, Mt. Washington Supervisor
Phone: 603-466-3347
Fax: 603-271-3553
Address: State of NH, DRED (State Parks)
       PO Box 1856
       Concord , NH  03302-1856
Email: nhparks@dred.state.nh.us
Website: www.nhstateparks.org
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County: Carroll
Founded: 1935
Meeting: None
Museum: Hotel built on summit of Mt Washington in 1853; restoration completed 1987. Site of Among the Clouds newspaper ofc.
       Admission free (Ed. Note: There is a toll to ascend Mt. Washington.)
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Tuftonboro Historical Society
Contact: Mary Hunter, Pres., 603-544-2400, millstream@adelphia.net
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Address:  PO Box 372
       Melvin Village , NH  03850-0372
Email:
Website:
Map Key: H-7
County: Carroll
Founded: 1958
Meeting: 3rd Wed., May-Oct.
Museum: Original one room schoolhouse & barn.
       Open Fri. 2-4pm, Sat. 10am-1pm July & Aug.
       Admission free
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Wakefield Heritage Commission
Contact: Pamela Judge, Chair, 603-522-8907, pamjudge@adelphia.net
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Address: Wakefield Town Hall
       2 High St
       Wakefield , NH  03872-0654
Email:
Website:
Map Key: I-9
County: Carroll
Founded: 1979
Meeting: 7pm 1st & 3rd Wed. year round.
       Union Railroad Station
Museum: Union Railroad Station & Grange Hall are being restored for future use as historical museums, but are not yet open to the public. Spinney Meetinghouse, also under restoration, is available for events.
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Wakefield-Brookfield Historical Society
Contact: Patricia Golden, Pres, 603-522-8225, goldsky@adelphia.net
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Address:  PO Box 795
       Sanbornville , NH  03872-0795
Email:
Website:
Map Key: I-9
County: Carroll
Founded: 1949
Meeting: 7pm, 2nd Tues., May-Oct.
Museum: Little Red Schoolhouse, Wakefield Rd, Wakefield.
       Admission free
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Wolfeboro Historical Society
Contact: Jim Rogers, Pres., protopipnit@adelphia.net
Phone: 603-569-4997
Fax: 603-569-1505
Address: PO Box 1066
       233 S Main St
       Wolfeboro , NH  03894-1066
Email:
Website: wolfeborohistoricalsociety.org
Map Key: H-8
County: Carroll
Founded: 1925
Meeting: 1st Mon., April-Nov.
Museum: Clark House Museum Complex, 233 South Main St. 3 bldgs: 1) 1778 Clark House, 2) 1805 Pleasant Valley 1-Rm. Schoolhs, 3) 1862 Facsimile Fire house.
       Open Wed.-Fri. 10am-4pm, Sat. 10am-2pm, July & Aug., Spring & Fall by appt.
       Adults $4, members & children under 12 free.
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Wright Museum
Contact: Michael Culver, Ph.D., Executive Director;
        michael.culver@wrightmusuem.org
Phone: 603-569-1212
Fax: 603-569-6326
Address: PO Box 1212
       77 Center St
       Wolfeboro , NH  03894-1212
Email: info@wrightmuseum.org
Website: www.wrightmuseum.org
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County: Carroll
Founded: 1982
Meeting: None
Museum: Museum located 77 Center Street, Wolfeboro, Preserving and
        sharing the stories of the WWII generation.
        Open May 1 Oct. 31.
        Rates: Adults $10; Seniors (60+) & Veterans $8.00; Students 5-17 $6.00;
        children 4 & under are free.
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