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The Merrimack Historical Society  is located in the town of Merrimack, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire
 
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Collections of the Merrimack Historical Society

Collections of the Merrimack Historical Society include:



MUSEUM EXHIBITS: Our permanent exhibits and displays are created from Merrimack New Hampshire artifacts and documents in our collection. These are available for viewing during our regular visiting hours. See our Photographs page for samples of exhibits currently at the historical society.

Some of our current exhibits include:
- school room desks and chairs, maps, photographs, paintings, curio cabinets with collections on baseball, and about Matthew Thornton, Walter Kittredge, and other Merrimack notables.
- and much, much, more!

ARTIFACTS: Our collection includes furniture, paintings, articles of clothing, pottery, household goods, farm equipment, jewelry, and other memorabilia from Merrimack's past.

DOCUMENTS: We have thousands of documents in our collection that are constantly being assessed, sorted, catalogued, and archived. Some of this information is available in the Virtual Library or in the RECORDS or HISTORY sections of this web site.
Documents available at the society include:
- Manuscripts dating back to 1769 and earlier relating to Merrimack history (samples include land transactions, church pew sales, justice of the peace appointments)
- Folders on a variety of subjects and events, compiled over the years.
- scrapbooks with news clippings, many between 1930s-1960s.
- albums of photographs, loose photographs (including tin-types)
- listings of Merrimack NH residents who were veterans of various wars
- McGaw Institute graduates and other Merrimack school graduates, lists and photographs, lists of teachers of Merrimack schools by year and schoolhouse.
- extensive information on taverns, restaurants and hotels from the early days of Merrimack to today
- and much more!

HISTORIES & GENEALOGIES
- Family Genealogy folders that include both compilations of families who lived in Merrimack and surrounding areas, but also sometimes including family photographs, manuscripts, and correspondence from related family
- a history and genealogical book collection that includes several town/local history books, including those of Merrimack
- Town Reports (1844 to present) which include births, deaths and marriages occurring in Merrimack.

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