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Quaint piece of history

Located on Front st in Exeter you could mistake the Historical society for a part of Phillips... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2018
Exeter, New Hampshire
Amazing record of out rich History

Great find to just re familiarize with our historic roots .. Many hidden facts that come to life... read more

Reviewed November 10, 2017
Vince B
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9 Jul 2018
“Quaint piece of history”
10 Nov 2017
“Amazing record of out rich History”
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47 Front St, Exeter, NH 03833-2707
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

Located on Front st in Exeter you could mistake the Historical society for a part of Phillips Exeter academy. Great stop for history buffs wanting to know more about Exeter with plenty of artifacts to inform one of days gone by. Only very good because...More

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Reviewed November 10, 2017

Great find to just re familiarize with our historic roots .. Many hidden facts that come to life .The staff was very friendly and helpful. A great stop to complement the amazing historic EXETER!

1  Thank Vince B
Reviewed October 2, 2017

Does not matter if you live her or are just visiting the Exeter HIstorical Society has lots to offer. Exhibits provide a look at our past. The great staff offer help if you need some research on things like who used to live in your...More

Thank Jim M
Reviewed June 14, 2017

We stopped for a few hours in Exeter NH and in attempting to learn a little about the town, stopped in at the historical society. What a treat! A lovely lady (I think her name was Pam) brought us through the building and shared stories...More

1  Thank MollysMomNewburyNH
Reviewed March 13, 2017

The Exeter Historical Society is a wonderful repository of research with very useful staff eager to help. It also holds some artifacts of this Revolutionary War Capitol town and is a good place for a quick visit.

Thank Catherine T
Reviewed July 23, 2016

Visited the Historical Society as part of my ongoing research. They have a great book collection that covers more than just Exeter but also have a fabulous historic newspaper collection and found a wonderful obituary for one of the folks I'm researching. While they helped...More

Thank RVtraveller2016
Reviewed May 18, 2016

I recently attended a lecture at the historical society about the history of NH women's activities in art, politics, literature, medicine, and several other areas since the founding of the state. It was very interesting and informative. I had just moved to Exeter 6 months...More

Thank Dale J
Reviewed November 23, 2015

Starting with a copy of the original 1638 contract between the Town's founder, John Wheelwright, and the local native Americans right up to present day records, this is a hidden gem. Also strong on genealogy of local families. Strong curator.

1  Thank Bill8457
Reviewed November 19, 2014

I popped in on a rather freezing Tuesday afternoon (watch the opening hours - 2pm to 4:30pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays only) and was clearly the first visitor who'd been in for a while. There's a cornucopia of fascinating local memorabilia of the kind that...More

Thank ReubenHackney
Reviewed June 29, 2014

As an artist I have performed in many different venues some are good and some are horrible. The folks at the Exeter Historical Society were very gracious, caring, and helpful. They made me feel special. Went out of their way to make me comfortable with...More

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