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Thank you for visiting our new site. We are working hard to bring you the history of our town through original documents, photographs and research.  

We would like to encourage anyone who may be "sorting their collections" to consider donating them to the Town's historical archives. If you have any historical questions, please feel free to contact us.  

Civil War Memorial Scholarship

The 2024 deadline for consideration is October 1, 2024, and all completed applications need to be mailed to the address listed on the application (download the latest version here).

The criteria for this scholarship, applicants shall be a resident of New Durham NH, and aged 16 to 22, and graduating senior from High school, or equivalent schooling, or a holder of a GED.  


A brief essay titled "How the Civil War has made a difference in the Year 2024", and a brief paragraph stating their reason for attending college and why they feel they should be the recipient of this scholarship shall be included with their completed application.

From all valid applications submitted for consideration, the Historical Society and the Charles W. Canney Civil War groups will review during the 2024 Encampment, selecting one recipient.  The encampment is scheduled October 5-6, 2024.

Encouraging Interest in the History of New Durham
Join Us

Join us and become a member of the New Durham Historical Society!

Everyone is welcome to join and attend our events. Click here for more information on annual membership dues and meeting times.

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