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Assoc. for Rollinsford Culture & History
Contact: Julia Roberts, Pres.
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Address:  PO Box 16
       Rollinsford , NH  03869-0016
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Website: www.paulwentworthhouse.org
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County: Strafford
Founded: 2002
Meeting: To promote an understanding of the Lower Salmon Falls region.
       Call for information.
Museum: The 1701 Col. Paul Wentworth House, Water St
       Open for scheduled tours & events.
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Barrington Historical Society
Contact: Suzanne McNeil
Phone: 603-664-2442
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Address: c/o E Hayes, Treasurer
       169 Route 9
       Barrington , NH  03825-3829
Email: pjm@metrocast.net
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Map Key: J-8
County: Strafford
Founded: 1972
Meeting: 1st Tues., Sept.-Nov. & April-June
Museum: 100-yr-old Chapel, next to Pine Grove Cemetery, 197 Rte. 9.
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Durham Historic Association
Contact:
Phone: 603-868-5436
Fax:
Address: c/o Town Hall
       15 Newmarket Rd
       Durham , NH  03824-2815
Email:
Website:
Map Key: J-9
County: Strafford
Founded: 1861
Meeting: Last Tues. of Oct., Jan., April, June. Call Town Office for details.
Museum: On Rte. 108, corner of Main St. & Newmarket Rd. Chairlift on site; A/C in summer.
       Open 2-4pm, Tue.& Thur., or by appt (603 868-2579 or 868-2700).
       Admission free
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Farmington Historical Society
Contact: Dottie Bean, Pres., 603-332-5521
Phone: 603-755-2944
Fax:
Address: c/o Goodwin Library
       422 Main St
       Farmington , NH  03835-3771
Email: FarmingtonNHHistory@gmail.com
Website: www.farmingtonnhhistory.org
Map Key: I-6
County: Strafford
Founded: 1949
Meeting: 7pm, 1st Fri., Oct.-June
       At the Goodwin Library
Museum: Goodwin Library, 422 Main St.
       Open by appt. only.
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Lee Historical Society
Contact: Phyllis White, VP, 603-659-2883, Rosemary Scott, Pres., 603-659-5718
Phone: 603-659-5925
Fax:
Address:  9 Harvey Mill Rd
       Lee , NH  03861-6302
Email: rscott3232@aol.com
Website:
Map Key: J-8
County: Strafford
Founded: 1975
Meeting: 7:30pm, 1st Thurs., April, May, Oct., Nov.
       Mastway Elem. School, Mast Rd.
Museum: Lee H/S, Mast Rd. (Rte. 155), behind Town Hall.
       Sat., 10am-1pm, mid-June - Aug., also Lee Fair Day (Sat. after Labor Day) 9am-4pm, and by appt.
       Admission free
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Madbury Historical Society
Contact: Chuck Goss, BethCarrollGoss@comcast.net
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Address:  13 Town Hall Rd
       Madbury , NH  03823-7510
Email: BethCarrollGoss@comcast.net
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Map Key: J-9
County: Strafford
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Meeting: 4 meetings per year with guest speakers or other program.
       Several “moseys” plus occasional trips to museums, exhibits, etc.
Museum: Historical Society room in Madbury Town Library
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New Durham Historical Society
Contact: Cathy Orlowicz, Pres.
Phone: 603-859-4643
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Address:  PO Box 396
       New Durham , NH  03855-0396
Email: cathyo@worldpath.net
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County: Strafford
Founded: 1991
Meeting: 7:30pm, 2nd Thurs., Feb., April, June, Aug., Oct., Dec.
       Held at the New Durham Public Library
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NH Farm Museum
Contact: Kathleen A. Shea, Acting Dir., kashea14@yahoo.com
Phone: 603-652-7840
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Address:  PO Box 644
       Milton , NH  03851-0644
Email: info@farmmuseum.org
Website: www.farmmuseum.org
Map Key: I-8
County: Strafford
Founded: 1970
Meeting:
Museum: Plummer's Ridge, Rt. 125/White Mountain Highway
       Wed,-Sun. 10am-4pm, May-Oct.
       $6 adults, $3 children
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Rochester Historical Society
Contact:
Phone: 603-330-3099
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Address:  PO Box 65
       Rochester , NH  03866-0065
Email: historical.society@rochesternh.net
Website: www.geocities.com/powerofz7/
Map Key: I-9
County: Strafford
Founded: 1950
Meeting: 7pm, 2nd Thurs., monthly except July, Aug. & Dec. (a Christmas Tea in Dec.)
Museum: 58 Hanson St.
       Open 1-4pm, Tues. & Thurs., all months.
       Admission free
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Rollinsford Historical Commission
Contact:
Phone: 603-742-2510
Fax:
Address:  PO Box 309
       Rollinsford , NH  03869-0309
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Website:
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County: Strafford
Founded:
Meeting: 7:30pm, 2nd Mon., all year round.
       Rollinsford Town Hall.
       Serves as advocate for historic preservation within town.
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Strafford Historical Society
Contact: Cal Schroeder, Pres., 603-269-5461
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Address:  PO Box 33
       Center Strafford , NH  03815-0033
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Website:
Map Key: I-8
County: Strafford
Founded: 1983
Meeting: 7:30 PM, 4th Tues; alternate months ( J-M-M-J-S-N).
Museum: Austin Hall, Jct Rt. 126 & Rt. 202-A.
       Open during meetings, functions and by arrangement
       Admission free
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Summersworth Historical Society
Contact: George Poulin, Pres., 603-692-6310
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Address:  12 Grove St
       Somersworth , NH  03878-2606
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Website:
Map Key: I-9
County: Strafford
Founded: 1975
Meeting: 7pm, 1st Mon., Sept., Oct., Nov., March, April, May, July
Museum: Summersworth Historical Museum, 157 Main St.
       Open 12:30-3:30pm 2nd & 4th Sun., 6-8pm 2nd & 4th Wed.
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The Woodman Institute Museum
Contact: Thom Hindle, Dir./Trustee
Phone: 603-742-1038
Fax:
Address: PO Box 1916
       Dover , NH  03821
Email: info@woodmaninstitutemuseum.org
Website: www.woodmaninstitutemuseum.org
Map Key: J-9
County: Strafford
Founded: 1916
Meeting: Small group meeting space available.
Museum: A four building turn of the century art, natural science & local history museum - 1675 William Damm Garrison. Allow 1 /12 -2 hours per visit.
       Open Wed.-Sun., 12:30-4:30pm;
       closed Dec. 1-Mar. 31, major holdiays & Memorial Day weekend;
       there are special events throughout the year
       admission: Adults $8.00
              Students / Seniors 65+ $6.00
              Children 6-15 $3; 5 and under free;
        group tours by reservation
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Township of Milton Historical Society, Inc.
Contact: Bonnie Dunton, 1st Vice Pres., 603-755-2055, bkd@bonnieacresfarm.com
Phone: 603-755-2055
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Address:  PO Box 28
       Milton Mills , NH  03852-0028
Email:
Website:
Map Key: I-8
County: Strafford
Founded: 1976
Meeting: 7pm, 2nd Tues., April-Dec.
       At the Historical Bldg.
Museum: Milton Historical Bldg, Main St., Milton Mills.
       Open July 4 and on special request.
       Admission free
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University Museum
Contact: Dale Valena, Curator
Phone: 603-862-1081
Fax:
Address: 18 Library Way Rm 103
       Diamond Library
       Durham , NH  03824-3520
Email: dvalena@cisunix.unh.edu
Website: www.izaak.unh.edu/Museum/general.htm
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County: Strafford
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Museum: Located in the Milne Special Collections & Archives, Level 1, Diamond Library.
       Fall & Spring semesters: Mon.-Fri. 10am-4pm, Sat. 12-4pm; between semesters & Summer: Mon.-Fri. 10am-4pm.
       Admission free
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