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Virtual Book Sale

May 8, 2020 - May 9, 2020

The Historical Society of Cheshire County has postponed its 20th annual fundraising Used Book Sale scheduled for May 8-9, 2020. Please save the dates for our rescheduled book sale — September 11 and 12, 2020. In the meantime, here are a few ways you can participate.
Does your stay-at-home to-do list include organizing your bookshelves?
If so, please check for books that would be appropriate for the Historical Society’s Used Book Sale. When it is safe for us to reopen, you can drop the books off at the Historical Society. Please note-hardcover nonfiction books are encouraged, especially topics such as history (of course), art, architecture, antiques, biography, travel, nature, or recent fiction.
Please avoid mass market paperbacks, encyclopedias, textbooks, older fiction, or damaged items.
Attend our Virtual Book Sale on May 8 or 9, 2020
You can still support the Historical Society on the weekend the book sale would have happened. On May 8 and 9, 2020 we will extend a special offer — if you purchase a gift certificate, we will give you an extra 20% to use at the event on September 11 and 12, 2020. At the Virtual Book Sale, we will provide links to videos related to Cheshire County authors.
Sales has ended, join us at the Book Sale on September 11 & 12, 2020

Shop online for books at the Historical Society’s Museum Store
We can ship books to you in the mail or arrange for curbside pick-up. Here are a few of our most popular current titles:
·        Iron Roads of the Monadnock Region, by Bradford G. Blodget and Richard R. Richards – a meticulously researched two-volume set that was eight years in the making. Iron Roads contains over 700 images, maps, and tables, and tells the stories of the railroads as well as the history of the towns they served.
·        Water Connections: What fresh water means to us, what we mean to water, by James Rousmaniere – a unique look at how rivers, lakes, and streams have been affected by changes in technology, citizen initiatives, evolving methods of conservation, and the unintended consequences of human action.
·        Keene Through Time, by Eric Stanway and Alan Rumrill – through historical and present day photos, the volume traces changes of Keene through time and shows how the past is inextricably intertwined with the present.
·        Brush to Brick: Keene’s Mural Project – background information and reproductions of the murals that were painted in a memorable festival during the summer of 2019 in downtown Keene.
While you are at the Virtual Used Book Sale, you can shop for Mother’s Day gifts at our virtual Museum Store.
To visit the Museum Store, click here.


May 8, 2020
May 9, 2020
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Historical Society of Cheshire County