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!

2016 marks 50th Anniversary of the New Market Historical Society

We will be celebrating throughout the year with programs specific to the town’s history. 

The Board of Directors wish to thank

all those who joined in our April 24th

50th Anniversary Celebration



 The museum will be open from June 5th until August 28th on Sunday  afternoons from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m.  The museum is free and open to the general public.

LIKEWISE OUR PROGRAMS also change from the traditional Monday evenings to Sunday Afternoons this year — the programs are free and open to the public and begin at 3 p.m. .



Coming Next on June 26, 2016 :

Wedding I Do, I Do

Wedding I Do, I Do

an intimate portrait of several Seacoast brides through period vignettes

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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 603-659-7420 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


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.