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Photographs of Goffstown New Hampshire



Photographs of Goffstown, New Hampshire and items in the collection of the Goffstown Historical Society


The Goffstown Historical Society has an extensive collection of photographs which are a dramatic way to preserve our history--"how we used to look"--for future generations. We always welcome donations of photographs, albums, and other types of both visual and audio media, relating to our town's history.

To view a larger version of the "thumbnail" photographs below, simply "click" on the graphics.


2011 Strawberry Festival Photographs 2011 Strawberry Festival, Goffstown NH
Nancy Gaceau, June LeBlanc, Mary Akerly and Sylvia Jennings, a few of the volunteers at the Strawberry Festival.
Nancy Gaceau, June LeBlanc, Mary Akerly and Sylvia Jennings, a few of the volunteers at the Strawberry Festival.
  School House at Goffstown Historical Society
General Photographs of the Goffstown Historical Society
Goffstown's Red School House
Goffstown's
Red School House
Goffstown Historical Society building
Goffstown Historical Society
Colorized sketch of Goffstown's Red School House
Colorized sketch of Red School House
Parker Wagon
Parker Wagon
"Lamson Junction" sign for model trail display at the Goffstown Historical Society

"Lamson Junction" sign for model train display at the Goffstown Historical Society
Model train set which Gardner and Evenly Lamson gave to the Historical Society
Model train set which Gardner and Evenly Lamson gave to the Historical Society
"Lamson Junction"
"Lamson Junction,"
View #2 -- model of how Goffstown used to look
"Lamson Junction," View #3
"Lamson Junction,"
View #3

"Lamson Junction," View #4
"Lamson Junction,"
View #4

"Carr Corner" sign at the site of property donated by George & Nancy Carr
"Carr Corner" sign at the site of property donated by George & Nancy Carr
Center square of a quilt depicting Goffstown
Center square of a quilt depicting Goffstown
Bicentennial quilt depicting Goffstown places
Bicentennial quilt depicting Goffstown places(2)
Old Goffstown sign, showing incorporation date
Old Goffstown sign, showing incorporation date
Nurse's display that can be viewed during the 2004 Open Houses at the Goffstown Historical Society
Nurse's display that can be viewed during the 2005 Open Houses at the Goffstown Historical Society(1)

Table prepared for Strawberry Festival 2005
Table prepared for Strawberry Festival 2005

West Point uniform of Adia Fraser
West Point uniform of Adia Fraser on display

Display of Dr. Alonzo Carr's medical office
Display of Dr. Alonzo Carr's medical office

Display of Dr. Snay's medical office
Display of Dr. Albert Snay's medical office
Late to mid 19th century women's clothing
Late to mid 19th century women's clothing (3)
An extensive fan and women's accessories collcection
An extensive fan and women's accessories collcection
Sign describing ice harvesting tools on display
Sign describing ice harvesting tools on display
Ice harvesting photographs and equipment
Ice harvesting photographs and equipment (4)
Ice harvesting equipment tools
Ice harvesting equipment tools (4)
Old fashioned washing device and ironing board
Old fashioned washing device and ironing board
Old fashioned washing device from 1898
Old fashioned washing device from 1898
Spinning wheel and accessories from early clothes making in Goffstown
Spinning wheel and accessories from early clothes making in Goffstown
Grinding stone
Grinding stone (5)
Once Upon A Time display - early inns, hotels, and other establishments
Once Upon A Time display - early inns, hotels and other establishments
Veteran of Foreign Wars uniform
Veteran of Foreign Wars uniform
Collection of early lighting devices
Collection of early lighting devices
Exhibit of children's furniture and play things
Exhibit of children's furniture and play things
Goffstown Covered Bridge (burned in 1976)
Goffstown Covered Bridge (burned in 1976)
Goffstown's Town Hall burned in March 1937
Goffstown's Town Hall burned in March 1937
Scale model of downtown Goffstown created by 4th grade students, Maple Avenue School, 1987
Scale model of downtown Goffstown created by 4th grade students, Maple Avenue School, 1987; Architect-Alan Schulman; Teacher-Jeffrey Stevens
Close up of scale model of Goffstown
Close up of scale model of Goffstown
Goffstown Railroad Depot

Goffstown Railroad Depot
Goffstown's Covered Bridge
Goffstown's Covered Bridge
Goffstown Fire Department - old photo
Goffstown Fire Department - old photo
Collection of antique clothing
Collection of antique clothing
Antique dress
Antique dress
Mesh Horse created for Goffstown's Bicentennial
This horse was created in 1961 by Mildred B.W. Eddy for the Goffstown Garden Club in celebration of Goffstown's Bicentennial

artifacts from Mt. Pleasant, Goffstown, NH
Guest book, china and other artifacts from Mt. Pleasant, Goffstown, NH

Many genealogical and history resources available
A small sample of the many books, manuscripts, journals, etc. of Goffstown history located at the historical society
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(1) This uniform was worn by three sisters, who all completed nurse's training at the Moore General Hospital in the 1920's: Bertha Grant-Walker, Hazel Grant, & Joyce Grant-Stewart.
(2) A photograph of this Bicentennial Quilt and a booklet which complements it, are available in our Society Store.
(3) These women's outfits belonged to the Cleveland family.
(4) This is an extensive collection of tools, equipment and photographs of ice harvesting equipment, donated by the Hart family of Goffstown, and used in the town. Until refrigerators came along, ice was taken from ponds and lakes and used to lengthen the shelf life of food.
(5) Grinding stone donated by Tom Lamson
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