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Exeter Historical Society, Exeter

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We are a recipient of the Exeter Area Chamber of Commerce's 2011 Business of the Year Award!

For over 80 years the Exeter Historical Society has been collecting artifacts from Exeter’s past ... and its present.

Our collections illustrate the town’s rich and fascinating history, its residents, and ultimately its place in the larger history of both the state and the nation.

A non-profit organization, the Exeter Historical Society offers regular programs of local historical interest and is a repository for documents, maps, photos, artifacts, and other ephemera pertaining to Exeter, New Hampshire.

We maintain a research library, act as a resource for genealogical research, co-sponsor historical events and publications, create exhibits hoping to encourage historic preservation, and document today’s events as the history of tomorrow.
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  • My great niece needed to do a school project about her ancestors and she decided to do it on her father’s side of the family. Her great grandmother and the AMAZING women at the Exeter Historical...  more »
  • Located on Front st in Exeter you could mistake the Historical society for a part of Phillips Exeter academy. Great stop for history buffs wanting to know more about Exeter with plenty of artifacts...  more »
  • Friendly group of people who host interesting events regularly. Very knowledgeable about local history!

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