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The Merrimack Historical Society  is located in the town of Merrimack, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire
 
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Programs & Events, 2014-2015

Collections

Photographs

Virtual Library
 
Our Wish List
(What we wish we had):
  • More Volunteers
  • Museum-historical society specific software (est. $800+)
  • display cases with
    lighting in them, for showcasing our
    collection of wonderful artifacts
  • metal file cabinets,
    either two or four drawers
  • a local appraiser to
    volunteer his/her time to appraise our collection
  • Easels to use in
    displaying items
Volunteer at the Merrimack Historical Society



Volunteers are always needed
and welcomed at the
Merrimack Historical Society.


Volunteer activities include:
- serving on our society's governing board
- helping when we are open to the public and at society events
- organizing files, books, and collections
- look-ups (responding to research requests)
- assisting with exhibit design and organization

Requirements for volunteers:
- you should be 18 years of age (younger volunteers are accepted if their parent or guardian is also present)
- you should have an interest and interest and enthusiasm for Merrimack--its history, (yesterday, today and tomorrow).

Make a Donation to the Merrimack Historical Society



Consider making a gift to the
Merrimack Historical Society.


The Merrimack Historical Society is a non-profit, volunteer-driven organization. We do, however have expenses. Our "historic" (which means "quaint, but often needing maintenance") schoolhouse aka historical society building requires on-going repairs and upgrades. Our artifacts are often preserved in an acid-free environment that incurs a cost. In addition, we often see artifacts and documents for sale, relating to Merrimack's history and people, and would like to be able to purchase them.

Please consider making a donation of your time, talent or a monetary gift.

To make a monetary donation, please send a check (a money order, or cash will be accepted also), made payable to "Merrimack Historical Society," and mailed to:

Merrimack Historical Society
PO Box 1525
Merrimack, New Hampshire 03054

Recognition Levels at the Merrimack Historical Society
Friends $0-99
Partners $100-$299
Benefactors $300-$499
Builders $500-$999
Founders $1000-$4999
President's Society $5,000+
Granite Society $15,000+

Do your ancestors come from Merrimack? There is no better way to honor your ancestors, than by making a gift to honor their memory, and at the same time preserving Merrimack's historic treasures! Gifts may be made on behalf of yourself, or to honor a living individual (or a group), and also to honor the memory of a loved one or family. Every gift is gratefully acknowledged.


We are also grateful when we receive items and artifacts of historic importance to Merrimack, New Hampshire, to add to our collection. These items might include (but are not limited to):

- photographs, albums, documents, pamphlets, and advertising, relating to Merrimack history, including letters and diaries
[SEE a list of specific photographs that we are seeking in 2013]
- published genealogies or town history books of Merrimack, surrounding areas, and New Hampshire
- antique furniture pieces, household and industrial objects
- Native American artifacts (locally collected)
- African-American, and culturally diverse artifacts and documents, from the early days of Merrimack
- films and videotapes; sound recordings
-
corporate, organizational, institutional and personal archives
- early costumes and textiles, including embroidered or cross-stitched creations
- prints, paintings and sculpture
- antique toys
- other Merrimack memorabilia

WHERE WILL YOUR COLLECTIBLES GO?
You may be an avid collector, and have found great pleasure, in collecting, art, quilts, or any other number of items from Merrimack's past. Your collection, years in the making, fills you with a feeling of pride, and satisfaction. You may be planning to pass your collection to your child or grandchild, or you may be looking for other options. If so, have you considered giving your collectibles now, or through your will, to the Merrimack Historical Society? A gift to the society will benefit generations to come, and many will benefit and learn from your "treasures."

To make a donation of an object, artifact, document, or collection, please contact our president, by telephone or mail, on our contact page.
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