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Volunteers Needed

The Historical Society is in need of volunteers. If you want to help, come see us.

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Town Hall

The center granite piece inscribed TOWN HALL, pictured here in the old Town Hall circa 1890, can be found in the basement foundation of the new Town Hall built in 1895. It is located on the west wall, just below … Continue reading

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Accessing the Plaistow Historical Society

Would you like to visit us at the museum, everyone is welcome.  It may not be easy to stop in on Thursday from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. when we have scheduled our work session.  All you need to do … Continue reading

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Toddlers Trick or Treat Oct. 31

The museum will be open at 10 A.M. to welcome Plaistow’s toddlers. Pictures of toddlers taken last year will be available , there is no charge.

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Update to previous articles on Plaistow Schools

On our Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/PlaistowHistoricalSociety, a series on the old school houses in town made us aware of some information which is in error on this website. The schools were mis-identified as District 1 through 4 and the locations also. The … Continue reading

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At age of 100, Boston Post Cane holder Dena Carbone enjoys Old Home Day parade

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Old Home Day 2013

The museum will be open and you are welcome to come by for a visit.  

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Plaistow Historical Society Upcoming Special Presentations

Songs of Old New Hampshire Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 7:00 pm Location: Plaistow Public Library  85 Main St. Drawing heavily on the repertoire of traditional singer Lena Bourne Fish (1873-1945) of Jaffrey and Temple, New Hampshire, Jeff Warner offers … Continue reading

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WANTED: Plaistow Police Department History

Lucia Theberge, Communications Supervisor of the Plaistow Police Department, working in partnership with the Historical Society, has added a new section “Plaistow PD History” to the PPD website. Our goal is to gather information, photographs and objects such as badges, … Continue reading

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