Welcome to the Holderness Historical Society

We are a seasonal organization dedicated to preserving our town’s history, providing educational experiences and informative programs to the public, collecting artifacts and maintaining our museum, and providing an avenue for research.

On August 28, 1961, the first meeting of the Holderness Historical Society was held at the home of Susan Bacon Keith.  Through the next years meetings were held in private homes, the Community Church and the firehouse.  When the New Hampshire Baptist Convention declared the North Holderness Church defunct the Historical Society purchased the building and had it moved from Perch Pond Road to Curry Place in 1994.

**See selected Holderness records under Archives

Museum Hours

Open Saturdays 10 a.m. – Noon
Present – Sept. 2, 2023
Or by appointment.  Contact holdernesshistsoc@yahoo.com or call M. Mason 603-968-3334.

2023 Summer Programs

July 26, 2023 Program *cancelled due to the death of the speaker
“A History of New Hampshire Presidential Primary”
Presented by John Gfroerer

See Squam Postcard Collection Courtesy of Peter Francesco

We thank local realtor and selectman Peter Francesco for sharing his extensive Squam postcard collection.


Doing genealogical research?  For the local cemetery information see site maintained by member Carl Sheperd, website.