Welcome to the New Market Historical Society

Our goal is 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 as they have recently changed. 

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!


The Stone School Museum will open during June 2021 9 am til 1pm in conjuction with the Newmarket Farmer’s Market.  We hope to present our 2021 programs this fall depending on CDC guidelines and COVID-19 infection rates in towns.  Will make future announcements.


We wish to thank  Proulx Oil and Propane,  and  Chinburg Builders   both whom generously donated funds

for our efforts to acquire new artifacts and preserve those manuscripts, diaries, letters, and articles already in our collection.  


This March 2021, the Stone Church will open for indoor dining and performances with a limited seating capacity.  Please check their website   https://stonechurchrocks.com/

They have implemented new COVID-19 safety checks:

  • They  installed two UltraViolet Air Purifiers which neutralize airborne viruses and germs.
  • HEPA filters are running
  • Reduced capacity by 80%
  • Hand sanitizer stations have been placed at entrances and around the building
  • Installed “foot handles” at the bottom of all public doors
  • Taking temperatures at the door when you enter
  • They  will be Collecting contact tracing information.
  • The staff will be regularly wiping down commonly used areas (door handles, bathrooms etc..)
  • Patrons must properly wear a face covering while not at their seat.
  • Bar seating has been limited to protect the staff.
  • Again this Spring and Summer they will be holding outside concerts in the parking lot
  • Here are a few photos from —



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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 603-659-3289 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


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


CANCELLED FOR 2020 $20 for members; $25 for non members

Cooking Class: at Community Church

RESCHEDULED until Nov 2021.

Santa Pub Crawl