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Programs & Events

2024 Program List

Hillsborough Historical Society
2024 Program List

June 8 — Kemp Park, 21 River St. Hillsboro, NH. 9:00 AM-4:30 PM
Join us for A River Runs Through. Music, drumming, presentations, artifacts, Abenaki, railroads, Pierce BBQ, Kemp Truck Museum and waterpower. Something for everyone!

July 25—Barn Venue at Stonewall Farm B&B, 235 Windsor Rd. Hillsboro, NH 6:30 PM
New England Quilts and the Stories they Tell by Pamela Weeks. View quilts from the Historical Society collection and bring your own to share.

August 17+18—Jones Rd. Hillsboro, NH 8 AM- 3PM HISTORY ALIVE! Join us again this year as the Romans and Vikings are added to our list of reenactors. Cider press, artillery drills, historic comics, as well as demonstrations and suttlers from the Revolutionary War, French and Indian War and the Civil War.

September 19—Barn Venue at Stonewall Farm B&B, 235 Windsor Rd. Hillsboro, NH 6:30 PM
Granite State Gallery: NH Art & Artists Through the Years by Jane O’Neail
Learn about works of Maxfield Parrish, Augustus Saint-Gaudens as well as other itinerant painters, folk painters, landscape artists that have been drawn to the state’s scenic vistas. The Historical Society will be displaying paintings from our own collection throughout the venue.

Heritage Museum

2023 Annual Meeting

Public Welcome!

Screenshot of Stonewall Farm - Google Maps

The Hillsborough Historical Society is holding its annual meeting next Thursday, October 14th at 4 PM.  The meeting is being graciously hosted by Stonewall Farms Bed & Breakfast located at 235 Windsor Road in Hillsboro. Those attending are encouraged to bring a hors d’oeuvre to share.

There will be presentations of our accomplishments over the past year, and an opportunity to learn how you can help.  Hope to see you there!

Programs & Events

2023 Program Schedule

Sat. June 24th from 11AM-12:30PM   

Stonewall Farm Bed and Breakfast, 235 Windsor Rd. Hillsboro, NH in the Rustic Barn

“History Happened Here: NH’s Underground Railroad Agents and Hidden Black History”

Presented by Michelle Arnosky Sherburne, Vermont Historian and author.

Learn about NH’s hidden history about slavery, slave trade, and NH natives who helped fugitive enslaved people on their journey to freedom.  Includes history that happened in Hillsborough County in North Weare, Peterborough, and Clinton Grove’s abolitionist academy. Books will be available for purchase and signing.

Wed. July 12th 10AM-12PM

Hillsborough Heritage Museum, 5 Central St. Hillsboro, NH

Open House and guided tours of the Hillsborough Heritage Museum including a behind the scenes peek at our archives.  Elevator available.  Docents will be on hand to describe the exhibits and answer questions.  Refreshments.

Saturday -Sunday Aug 19 and 20th all day

History Reenactments, Jones Road in Hillsborough

See for a schedule of events, to purchase tickets and for directions.

Sat. Sept 23rd   11AM-12PM

Stonewall Farm Bed and Breakfast, 235 Windsor Rd. Hillsboro, NH in the Rustic Barn

Discovering New England Stonewalls with Kevin Gardner

October Annual Meeting– date/time to be determined.

Saturday, Dec 2, 2023, Times TBA

Hillsborough Heritage Museum, 5 Central St Hillsboro, NH

Join us for our annual Christmas Gardens display featuring multiple train layouts.

Sunday, December 31 3PM – 5PM  

Hillsborough Heritage Museum

Hogmanay Celebration – Refreshments served.