Find Your Place In History!

The main headquarters of the Historical Society of Cheshire County is 246 Main Street, Keene, NH.  The Society’s Wyman Tavern Museum & Bruder House are located at 339 Main Street, Keene, NH| Phone: 603.352.1895

Abenaki History in the Monadnock Region- Teacher Workshop

Abenaki History in the Monadnock Region is a one-day teacher workshop, ideal for grade school and middle school educators who seek to expand their knowledge of Abenaki history and culture. Click here for more information.


Join our team!

The Historical Society of Cheshire County seeks a Program Coordinator to coordinate public programs and manage logistics such as registration, room set-up, production and media technical support, and rentals to outside groups.

Click here for more information.

Digital Archive Access

Search the Community History Archive, where you can locate thousands of digitized pages of the New Hampshire Sentinel (1799-1889) and the Keene Evening Sentinel (1890-1945). The Historical Society partnered with the Keene Public Library, New Hampshire State Library, and the Sentinel itself to digitize Keene’s historic newspaper and to make it available for public use.

DISCOVER the murals and the local history behind each one on our Walldogs Mural education page.

Kids can RESEARCH more about local history on our ‘Walldogs for Kids’ page

PARTICIPATE in a ‘history on the streets’ experience by taking one of our Magical History guided tours

Upcoming Events

  1. Walldogs Walking Tour

    July 2 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  2. Hike around Sip Pond with Ryan Owens, executive director of the Monadnock Conservancy

    July 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  3. Plein Air Day at Monadnock Berries

    July 29 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  4. Walldogs Walking Tour

    August 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 9 am – 4 pm

Wednesday: 9 am – 8 pm

1st and 3rd Saturday of each month: 9 am-noon

Closed Sunday and Monday