Program Schedule



All meetings are opened to the public with the exception of the June Reception which is for members only. 


Monday, October 4, 2010 - 7:30 - 9:00 pm

Topic:  "Granite State Sacrifices during the American Civil War 1861-1865"

Speaker:  Steve Closs

Location: Congregational Church of Amherst (Village Green)


Monday, December 13, 2010 - 7:30 - 9:00 pm

Topic: Conservation of the "Propriety Records of Souhegan West"

With the help of a grant from the Bean Foundation, the Historical Society of Amherst recently had the “Propriety Records of Souhegan West”—Amherst’s earliest official records dating from 1729 to 1771—conserved at the Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC) in Andover, Massachusetts.  The record book, which was hand-written in iron gall ink and bound in parchment (animal skin), had been on display in the Society’s Chapel Museum for 50 years and was in need of attention.  Mary Patrick Bogan, Senior Book Conservator at NEDCC, performed the conservation treatment on these historically-valuable records.  Using the “Propriety Records” as an example, Bogan will explain how book and paper conservators approach the delicate task of stabilizing and conserving historic and artistic artifacts. 

Location: Congregational Church of Amherst (Village Green)


Monday, February 14, 2011 - 7:30 - 9:00 pm

Topic: History of Amherst Fire Department

Speaker:  Eric Hahn, Amherst Fire Department

Location: Congregational Church of Amherst (Village Green)


Monday, April 11, 2011 - 7:30 - 9:00 pm

Topic:  "Hidden History of New Hampshire"

Speaker:  D. Quincy Whitney

Location: Congregational Church of Amherst (Village Green)


Monday, June 13, 2011 - 5:00 - 7:00 pm

Topic:  Annual Meeting (Wigwam Museum) and Picnic (Buchanan Field)

Speaker: Society President with special presentations and

announcement of Annual Scholarship Recipient

2009/2010 Programs

2008/2009 Programs

2007/2008 Programs

2006/2007 Programs

2005/2006 Programs

2004/2005 Programs