Mission Statement

HILLSBOROUGH HISTORICAL SOCIETY

OUR MISSION:

  • To collect, preserve, and exhibit objects and documents pertinent to the history of Hillsborough and to the life and legacy of Hillsborough’s native son Franklin Pierce, 14th U.S. President.
  • To provide a museum where accessibility to our expertise, books, primary sources, research files, and Manahan-Phelps-McCulloch Photo Collection exists for researchers of all ages.
  • To generate interest in Hillsborough’s rich historical, architectural, military, and cultural heritage by offering public programs and by supporting local and state entities with the same goal.