Welcome to the New Market Historical Society

We are dedicated to increasing public understanding and enthusiasm for our local history and preservation.  Our mission is to provide a central location, where we can store, introduce, interpret, and stimulate the study of local history. Our goals are 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. 

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!


This year we celebrated Newmarket’s Immigrant Families & Their Stories

We welcome all our members and visitors to share their family stories of  journey and struggle.  We will be compiling stories, letters, photographs, news articles, and textiles dedicated to refugees, and immigrant families from all around the globe who came and changed the fabric of this mill town.

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Check our events page for a schedule of  our 2019 programs

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The Stone School Museum is now closed for the fall and winter months, if anyone wishes to visit the museum we will gladly open up for a viewing.  Please make arrangements by calling one of our officers listed on our Contact Page.

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We are pleased to announce that Proulx Oil and Propane, 1 Simons Lane, Newmarket  was the sponsor for our August Fund Raiser, the Sunday Afternoon Tea held at the Town Hall on August 4th.     

—-  Another Newmarket Business, Chinburg Builders, has generously donated funds in our efforts to acquire new artifacts and preserve those manuscripts, diaries, letters,  and articles already in our collection.  

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The Santa Pub Crawl is Back !

Saturday Dec 14th  7 p.m. - 11 p.m.

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Meet at the Polish Club / End at The Millspace

Our participating businesses this year :

The Polish American Club

Panzanellas

Deciduous Brewing

The Joinery

La Catrina

Wing-Its

The Oak House

The Riverworks

Jonny Bostons

The Stone Church

The Newmarket Millspace 

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We wish to thank all those new and returning Santas who participate in this benefit.

Your generosity not only bolsters our downtown businesses, but your support of the Historical Society aids in the acquisition and maintenance of our artifacts.   

So — Lift Your Glass,  Join in the fun and

Dazzle Downtown!

MUST WEAR  SANTA or HOLIDAY ATTIRE   

(As in years past —No Grinches Allowed)

Ending  Ceremonies at the Millspace with Best Costume Prizes Awarded

Tickets ($20) available now via the PayPal link on this page. 

For additional Info:  santapubcrawlnewmarket@gmail.com

or visit Facebook page: santapubcrawlnewmarket


Coming Next on December 7, 2019 :

HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE

Holiday Open House 

See all events


Stone School Museum

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 newmarketnh.historicalsociety@gmail.com. Your inquiry will be returned as soon as possible.


Newmarket (Images of America) 

The Historical Society still has books at early release prices:

$17 for members, $19 for non-members

Books available and can be purchased on line with PayPal—or contact us via email at

newmarketnh.historicalsociety@gmail.com

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.


Support Historical Society!

Become a Member
or donate any amount

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.


You can pay event admission here

Santa Pub Crawl


SAT, DEC 14, 2019 7-11 p.m. $ 20 per ticket
membership