Welcome to the New Market Historical Society
Our goal is to tell Newmarket’s story, preserve its local artifacts, and sponsor historical events and educational opportunities. Please consult our program of events for exact dates, times, and locations for our meetings and events as they have recently changed.
The public is always welcome to attend our educational meetings, which are free except for select special events.
Donations are always welcomed and greatly appreciated!
We are pleased to announce that Proulx Oil and Propane, 1 Simons Lane, Newmarket will again sponsor 2020’s Sunday Afternoon Tea to be held 2 p.m. at the Town Hall on September 13th.
—- Another Newmarket Business, Chinburg Builders, generously donated funds for our efforts to acquire new artifacts and preserve those manuscripts, diaries, letters, and articles already in our collection.
CHANGES FOR 2020:
Our meetings will be held at the Newmarket Town Hall Auditorium, 186 Main Street
To better accommodate our patrons, the move to the Town Hall solves several issues: more available parking, handicapped assessibilty, and a temperature controlled space.
Our tentative plans for the museum’s Open House will beginning June 14th, the Stone School Museum in conjunction with the Sunday morning Farmer’s Market (9 am till 12:30 pm).
Photos taken 9:30 pm on Friday, May 8th
Friday nights have never been so empty
2020 is the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, granting women the right to vote. Our speaker will focus on Women’s History, Suffrage and passage of this historic Amendment in 1920.
(Getty photo: Mrs. Herbert Capenter, marching down Madison Avenue, NYC, 1914)
Reservations (recommended) and payment can be made by credit card via the PayPal link on our home page, or by calling 603-659-3289.
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The Stone School Museum, built in 1841, as a two-room schoolhouse, and now home to the New Market Historical Society, is located high upon Zion’s Hill on Granite Street. Hours of operation are in our program of events and are on our web page and Facebook. If you need further information, please call 603-659-3289 and leave a message or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Your inquiry will be returned as soon as possible.
$17 for members, $19 for non-members
Books available and can be purchased on line with PayPal—or contact us via email at
If shipped — an additional shipping & handling fee of $4 applies.
All proceeds from the sale of this book by the New Market Historical Society help the preservation of our collection.
We greatly appreciate your membership and donations, and look forward to seeing you at our meetings and events. Members receive free admission to all our meetings and non-members can attend most meetings and events for free. Please make it a point to introduce someone new to one of our events.