Student Blogs

Students engaging with local history

19th Century Natural History

Keene State College Student Catherine Rondeau (Class of 2021) analyzes and contextualizes the Historical Society of Cheshire County’s archival collection, Keene Natural History Society.  2021

Utterly Me: A Victorian Teen

Smith College student Patience Kayira (Class of 2020) connects to the 1850’s world of 18-year old Martha Willson of Keene, NH with her blog and Pinterest page.  2017


The James Underwood Story

Wheaton College student Bill Funk (Class of 2018) blogs about his experience of transcribing and researching the early 19th-century account books of Swanzey, NH, tavernkeeper James Underwood.  2015