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

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. The Power of Education: The Story of a Rural Nepali Girl

    September 28 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  2. Walldogs Walking Tour

    October 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  3. Mochi Demonstration and Tasting

    October 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  4. Roundtable Meeting

    October 13 @ 9:30 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