Welcome to New Market Historical Society

We are dedicated to increasing public understanding and enthusiasm for our local history. Our mission is to provide a central location where we can store, introduce, interpret, and stimulate the study of our town’s history. Our goals are to tell Newmarket’s story, preserve its local artifacts, and sponsor historical events and educational opportunities.

The Society generally meets on the fourth Monday of the month, March through October. See our 2014 calendar for a listing of our events — exact dates, times, and locations. The public is always welcome to attend our educational meetings, which are free except for select special events.



July’s  Program —  Monday, July 28th  7 pm

Features John Sanders of ‘Boxes Unlimited’ and his keepsake boxes made from recycled “Historic” wood.  We will be showing a taped interview of John at his home and workshop done by the New Market Historical Society and filmed by Chris Williams of Channel 13.

Also — two very special gifts recently donated to our collection detailing our Town’s early history will be presented by Ralph Jackson and George Walker.  


For those who missed the Town Hall meeting on June 23rd — a copy of the Dam Removal Report is posted on the Town’s website:    


 Likewise, a Channel 13 broadcast of the live event can be see at:   



The May 17th maiden voyage of  The Piscataqua Gundalow on the Lamprey

The Gundalow docked behind the Millspace:

  Once on the bay, sailing 4 knots against a still in-coming tide.

Stone School Museum

Our Museum, 3 Granite St, atop Zion Hill is now open

Saturdays 11 am until 2 pm

For a special showing or more information / email address:


or call (603) 659 3866


   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


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.  



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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.