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Railroad History Walking Tour

September 17, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Railroad History Tour with Alan F. Rumrill

How did the coming of the railroad impact New England communities like Keene, NH? Walk the Cheshire Rail Trail through downtown Keene with Historical Society of Cheshire County executive director Alan Rumrill. Learn about the arrival of Keene’s first train in 1848. Visit the sites where many industrial firms found success along the tracks in the downtown area.

Ticketing Details – Buy tickets below

Tickets are $10/person. Tickets must be pre-purchased on www.hsccnh.org at least 24 hours before the tour. No walk-up tickets will be available at this time. Tour guides do not carry money.
Space is limited to 20 people per tour. Tours meet at the city parking lot on Water Street. Bring a printed copy of your ticket or show it on your smartphone to the tour guide.

Wear comfortable shoes, dress for the weather, and follow our current COVID-19 guidelines below.
COVID-19 Health & Safety Measures
By purchasing a walking tour ticket from the Historical Society of Cheshire County you agree to abide by these policies:
Masks are optional for all visitors at all times.
Wash hands and use hand sanitizer.
6′ social distancing is required at all times.
Stay home if you are feeling sick or symptomatic.
Have a happy and healthy tour experience.


September 17, 2022
10:00 am - 12:00 pm