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NH Division of Historical Resources. The current dam was constructed to preserve the mill pond for recreational uses. The Annex was built in and is the last remaining building from the Margaret Pillsbury General Hospital complex, which opened in Inside, the layout of patient rooms is still apparent; extra-wide doors to the rooms would have accommodated hospital gurneys.
The Hebron Village Historic District is an excellent example of a small village center built around a town common. As was often true in New Hampshire the 19th century, South Newbury Union Church was used for both church services and for public and town meetings from the time it was built in untilwhen a town hall was constructed. A well-preserved example of a Greek Revival meetinghouse, Single parent dating alton new hampshire still has several original architectural details, including patterned moldings and four-panel inner doors that open to the aisles between the pews.
The hangar is an example of a pre-fabricated metal utilitarian building that rose in use and popularity during the early days of airplane travel. Built init was deed by architect W. Emerson, who also deed buildings in Newport, R. Two grange halls, each built at the turn of the twentieth century specifically to support local grange organizations, served their communities as gathering places for agricultural activities as well community events.
Monroe Grange Hall No. When its population doubled in the decades following the demise of the Indian Stream Republic, Pittsburg decided to build a dedicated government building. Built inits Town Hallalthough simple in form, does include decorative corner pilasters and Italianate scrolled brackets. The building is nearly identical to the town hall in nearby Stewartstown. Deed by E. Cummings and built inthe Academic Building on the campus of Brewster Academy in Wolfeboro exhibits the strong symmetry associated with Classical Revival architecture.
Nathaniel Rolfe Barn, Concord a rare and well-preserved example of a late 18th century double English barn, built in a single campaign with very high caliber framing techniques. Ray Farm, Hillsborough an intact late 18th century farmstead on acres, farmed by the Ray family for more than years. Chamberlain Bridge, Merrimack a double stone arch bridge of notable length and curved de, built in at the center of Merrimack village.
Four Corners Farm, Wilton first settled in c. A large and successful early 20th century dairy farm, it now is home to the Temple-Wilton Community Farm. Sanborn Mills, Loudon intact and well-preserved saw and grist mill complex that served 19th century Loudon Center farmers. These local mills were once common in the state; now only a handful survive. Maynard-Gates House, Marlborough built by yeoman Jedediah Maynard in the s, this house is believed to be the earliest structure remaining in Marlborough.
Carroll County Courthouse, Ossipee a local landmark, a fine example of the Neo-Classical Revival style, and the seat of Carroll County government since its construction in Hildreth-Jones Tavern, Amherst a center for county business, political discourse, news, entertainment and commerce in the 18th and early 19th centuries, a time when Amherst was the county seat and among the largest towns in New Hampshire.
Haley Homestead, Lee O wned by the Haley family for more than years, daily life at this Georgian style home was well-documented in the 19th century journals of family member S. Olevia Haley. Clinton Grove Academy, Weare G enerations of Weare schoolchildren have placed through this local landmark, built in to replace the school where abolitionist Moses Cartland first served as headmaster. The house, built c.
Centennial High School, Milford Built in of brick and Milford granite, this building was one of the first large high schools in southern New Hampshire. It also has a rare slanted main floor for improved visibility of the speakers in the pulpit. For many years afterward, it functioned as a working farm on the banks of the Merrimack River.
Sarah and Simon Green cleared the land and built their home at the time of the Revolutionary War. During its first week of operation, free tickets were offered to see the silent film, The Hunchback of Notre-Dame. Now owned by the city of Manchester, it will open as the museum and archives of the New Hampshire Aviation Historical Society next year. Dana House, Lebanon Believed to be the oldest extant dwelling in Lebanon, the Dana House documents more than years of changing fortunes, tastes and construction techniques in Lebanon. The city ensured its preservation in by moving the Dana House out of the path of development; it is now used as a museum, study house and meeting space.
Londonderry Grange 44, Londonderry This well-preserved rural community grange hall has remained in continuous use by Grange 44 since its construction in Lamprey House, Moultonborough Built about as a one-story, square plan house, the Lamprey House was greatly expanded as the late 19th century home of Eveline and James French, store owner, selectman and state legislator. In the 20th century, its prominent role in Single parent dating alton new hampshire village continued as the Red Hill House and the Moultonborough Inn.
Moultonborough Town House, Moultonborough Built in as the first town hall in Moultonborough, this meeting house served as the center of local government and affairs for well over a hundred years. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places as well, the building is now the headquarters of the Moultonborough Historical Society. Gorham Town Hall, Gorham Built in in brick, Gorham Town Hall replaced opera houses that had burned on the site in and in Since then, the three-story Colonial Revival style building has been the center, over the years housing the town offices, the police and fire departments, the town library, an auditorium and the local Masonic lodge.
Today the building is among the best examples of the Greek Revival style in Merrimack and houses the administrative offices of The Thomas More College. Whipple House, Bristol The Whipple House was built in for the family of Henry Chandler Whipple, president of the Dodge Davis Woolen Mill, a local mill that was perhaps best known for providing uniforms to major league baseball teams.
This well-preserved Queen Anne style home is a landmark in historic downtown Bristol. Rossview Farm, Concord Well-known for its strawberries, pumpkins, maple syrup and Christmas trees, Rossview Farm today incorporates three early farms in West Concord. Historic farm buildings, a former school house, cellar holes, sugar bush, stone walls, and acres of fields and forests together tell the story of farming in the Merrimack Valley for more than years. Sincethe church has sheltered religious and community activities, redefining the center of New London and drawing the center of the village from Summer Street east to its current location.
Forist Grange Cemetery. Established about ten years after settlers from Gilead, Maine, moved to the Androscoggin River intervale, this small burial ground is one of only two known family cemeteries in Berlin. The city opened a public cemetery the following year, followed by a of cemeteries associated with churches. Bridges House, Concord Best known as the home of Henry Styles Bridges and as the official residence of the governor, the Bridges House was built by prosperous local er Charles Graham in Bridges, a one-term governor and long-time U.
It continues to serve that purpose today. Samuel R. Hanson House is distinctive for its use of two equally-treated facades and its prominent location on Rochester Hill. With its well-preserved barn, granite fences and mature trees, the property is the best surviving example of the prosperous farmste that once covered Rochester Hill. Rolfe Homestead, Single parent dating alton new hampshire The Rolfe Homestead tells the story of settlement, agriculture and industry along the Merrimack River in Penacook since the 18th century.
Members of the Rolfe family were founders and leading industrialists in Penacook village and Concord for many years. The architectural ificance of the rare double English barn on the property has already been recognized by the Register. This listing expands the deation to the entire property. Waumbek Cottages c. Built as part of the once larger, fabled Waumbek Hotel complex, the cottages today are ificant both for their landmark architecture along Route 2 and for the story they continue to tell about summer tourism in the White Mountains.
The building was the center of community life in the small village of South Wakefield until being abandoned in the s. Now the town of Wakefield plans to repair and re-open the building for community meetings and activities once again.
North District School, Greenland The brick North District School in Greenland opened in to provide a well-built and healthy learning environment for 48 students, complete with wall maps and a library of volumes. Sinceit has housed the Greenland Veterans Association, a local charitable and social organization. Although much has changed along Portsmouth Avenue sincethe school remains a landmark of earlier times along this busy road.
Universalist Chapel, Lempster Another local landmark at a busy intersection, the Universalist Chapel was built inone of four new public buildings constructed during this period in the growing village of East Lempster. Although small, the building served well as a church for more than years. Today it remains a well-preserved example of the vernacular Greek Revival style and houses the Miner Memorial Library.
Established inthe theater moved the next year into its current home, a c. A training ground for many well-known performers, it is credited with being the oldest, continuously operating summer stock theater in New Hampshire. Randolph Church, Randolph As one of the few public buildings and the only church in town, the Randolph Church has hosted countless services, hymn sings, weddings, funerals, philanthropic activities and social events since its construction in Extremely well cared for and preserved, it remains a pristine example of the late Greek Revival style in northern New Hampshire.
A unique and defining feature at the center of Weare Village, the store has been owned by the same family since and Single parent dating alton new hampshire now under restoration. Madison Corner School, Madison Built inthe Madison Corner School is a quintessential rural one-room schoolhouse, with its simple Greek Revival details, paired doors in the gable end, stove chimney and clapboarded exterior.
Now part of a larger complex of educational buildings, the school today houses the Madison Historical Society. Eugene and Mary Quirin House, Manchester With its prominent corner turret and rich Queen Anne style decoration, the Quirin House has been owned by only two families since its construction in The Phaneuf family acquired the property in and converted it to a funeral home, creating one of the oldest continually-owned family funeral businesses in the state.
Washington Cemetery, Bethlehem The Mt. Washington Cemetery is the oldest burial ground in Bethlehem; although the cemetery was formally cleared and fenced inthe earliest graves date to The historic landscape of graves, stone walls and mature cedars is Single parent dating alton new hampshire quiet landmark on Main Street.
The Bethlehem Heritage Society is now working to preserve gravestones that have deteriorated with time. Webster Stagecoach Stop and Store, Danville This small shingled building set close to the road is the only documented example of a rural stagecoach stop in the state. Other examples are parts of larger properties with a of historic uses. Early customer s remain intact, written on interior walls. The building is now mothballed for safekeeping; the Danville Heritage Commission is working the property owners to preserve the building. Built c. The acre farm and outbuildings also document close to years of tidal farming along Royalls Bay and Little Bay.
Jackman, Union Chapel was constructed in after four years of fund raising by the Ladies Aid Society. In the years since, the chapel has hosted worship services, summer school, Sunday school, plays, weddings, bazaars and other social gatherings. Formed to foster a sense of community in the growing and industrious Lower Village, the Society has maintained the chapel in pristine condition for more than years; membership dues remain at 25 cents a year. Stone Homestead, Swansey Built c. Stone Arch Bridge, Keene One of the finest and more daring arched spans in the country when constructed inthis stone arch bridge today carries pedestrians rather then rail cars.
It is one of twenty large arched granite bridges and culverts on the former Cheshire Railroad. Its bridges, culverts and abutments, built of cut granite, are models of civil engineering.
Built for the family of manufacturer John Bowker inthe house features a flush boarded exterior painted in imitation of stone, highly decorative trim and window treatments, and a matching connected carriage barn. Many well-preserved Italianate elements, such as staircases, fireplace surrounds and doors, remain in the interior as well. Blacksmith, wheelwright and carriage builder H. Netsch opened the shop aboutwith a specialty in horseshoeing. He passed the shop and his blacksmithing skills to his son, Carl, who continued in the business until The utilitarian building retains many characteristics that illustrate its former use, such as the brick forge, concrete floors, business s and the well-ventilated interior.
Established inPeterborough is credited with being the oldest free library in the world supported entirely by public funds.
Portsmouth Marine Railway, Portsmouth From tothe Portsmouth Marine Railway hauled wooden brigs, barks, schooners and clipper ships onto ways for inspection and repair. Heavy machinery, with the assistance of only Single parent dating alton new hampshire horses, could pull vessels weighing more than tons upright out of the Piscataqua River.
Corner School House, Westmoreland The earliest section of the Corner School may date to ; it now serves as a wing to the new and improved school, built in the Greek Revival style in Westmoreland students attended this one-room schoolhouse until the s; its blackboards and bookshelves are still in place. Smyth Library, Candia Although a public library had operated out of several buildings since the s, the Smyth Library was the first purpose-built library building in Candia. Marion C. Smith donated it to the town in in honor of her late husband, Frederick Smyth.
A native of Candia, Smyth was a successful businessman and politician. Under his leadership as governor, the New Hampshire College of Agriculture and Mechanics was established in ; it later became the University of New Hampshire in Durham. The Smyth Library bears a striking resemblance to the Taylor Library in East Derry and may have been deed by the same architect. The house and property have expanded since, creating an imposing landmark on the town green in Greenland. Littleton Community House, Littleton The Community House has served as a center for social activities and services for close to years in downtown Littleton.
Built in as the residence of a lumber baron, the Queen Anne style house is asymmetrical in plan and form and incorporates a variety of materials and projections. Temple Town Hall, Temple A landmark in the historic village of Temple, this Greek Revival style building was constructed in to serve a local Universalist congregation. The town purchased the building in for use as a town hall, although the grange continued to meet there. Although the town offices are now located in another building, the Temple Town Hall is currently under repair and will continue to serve as a community meeting and gathering space.
Shedd Free Library, Washington Constructed inthe Shedd Free Library stands as an extremely well-preserved example of an eclectic style, with Renaissance Revival and Eastlake influences, as applied to civic architecture.Single parent dating alton new hampshire
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