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Angels Among Us

Learn about the angels and allegorical figures that grace the landscape of Cedar Hill Cemetery. From the angel... View Event »

Antique Car Rally

When Old Sturbridge Village first opened in 1946, it wasn’t just a walking Village — it was a... View Event »

Barnstormers & Aviators

Learn about Connecticut’s role in aviation history through the stories of noted stunt flyers, aviation innovators and early... View Event »

Civil War POW Walk

Cedar Hill Cemetery is the final resting place of more than 175 Civil War soldiers some of whom... View Event »

Empowering Water at Morrill’s Land Grant Colleges: Vermont History Expo Exhibit 2016

The Friends of the Morrill Homestead will collaborate with the Vermont Division for Historic Preservation to present an... View Event »

French & Indian War Encampment

The sights and sounds of the French & Indian War come alive at The Fort at No. 4.... View Event »

Great Road Open House

Six historic sites along seventeenth-century Great Road in Lincoln, Rhode Island, host special tours and displays. Arnold House,... View Event »

Greater Portland Landmarks’ 2016 Historic House Gala!

This year’s Historic House Gala, titled Puttin’ on the Ritz, celebrates the 1920’s with the music of Cole... View Event »

Guided Gallery Tour

Enjoy a guided tour of the New Hampshire Historical Society’s historic Park Street building and exhibitions led by... View Event »

Guided Gallery Tour

Enjoy a guided tour of the New Hampshire Historical Society’s historic Park Street building and exhibitions led by... View Event »

Hallowed History Lantern Tour

Join us for the only night Cedar Hill Cemetery is open to the public after dark. Led by... View Event »

Hartford High Alumni

During the Victorian era, Hartford Public High School earned a national reputation for excellence. Debbie Alter shares the... View Event »

Hartford Landmarks & Legacy Tour

From the Goodwins to Colts, Keneys and Popes, Cedar Hill Cemetery is the final resting place for many... View Event »

Hidden Gems Revealed in New Textile Treasures Tour

When textile and costume expert Lynne Bassett was invited to consult on a new textile tour at the... View Event »

Hike Like It’s 1915!

What was it like to hike in New England one hundred years ago? Look no further for answers... View Event »

Historical Tour with Friends of Merrymeeting Bay l

Time: 9:15am to 1:00pm Space Limited: First 40 people Step back in time with Friends of Merrymeeting Bay... View Event »

Historical Tour with Friends of Merrymeeting Bay ll

Time: 3:30pm to 5:30pm Space Limited: First 40 people Fee: Free! Second opportunity for September 16th event but…this... View Event »

Lecture 140 Years at Sea: The Oceanic Hotel on Star Island

Located six miles off the New Hampshire coast, the Oceanic Hotel is the last of the grand hotels... View Event »

Lucy Crawford: A Living History Presentation

Lucy Crawford’s 1845 “History of the White Mountains” was the first book published about the White Mountains. It... View Event »

Mark Twain’s Companions & Cohorts

While Samuel Clemens, a.k.a. Mark Twain, is laid to rest in Elmira, New York, many of his Hartford... View Event »

Memorial Day Getaway

Take a Memorial Day Getaway! Come enjoy our view of Mount Washington and the Presidential Mountain Range from... View Event »


The British are coming! The British are coming! All men between the ages of 16 and 60 are... View Event »

Mountain Summers: Tales of Hiking and Exploration in the White Mountains from 1878 to 1886

What was it like to visit the White Mountains in the late 1800s, and what did the women... View Event »

Mystery Scavenger Hunt

Learn about Cedar Hill Cemetery while deciphering creative clues that direct you around the historic sections of the... View Event »

New England Impressions—Art and the Making of Regional Identity, 1885-1950: Picture Show and Presentation by Preservationist William Hosley

For several generations, aspiring New England artists used our history, landscape, environment, and traditional industries as subject matter... View Event »

Pomham Rocks Lighthouse Tours

Enjoy the rich, historical sights of the upper reaches of Narragansett Bay and the Providence Harbor! Our two... View Event »

Redcoats & Rebels

See the largest military re-enactment in New England with nearly 1,000 soldiers portraying British, Irish, Spanish, Scottish, French... View Event »

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