Posts Tagged ‘historical’

Agreement Signed by Selectmen for Train Depot Museum

SANDOWN – After months of back and forth, the board of selectmen and Sandown historical society have agreed to a document that governs the society’s use of the Train Depot museum. Representation from both groups say they are looking forward to improving their relationship. The two groups have historically had a good working relationship but […]

Selectmen Reach End of Road
with Town’s Historical Society

SANDOWN – Once again, progress on drafting an agreement between the board of selectmen and the Sandown historical society over use of the Train Depot Museum quickly vanished. But with an agreement nearly within their grasp, board members showed their frustration over the continued lack of progress, as once again they charged historical society president […]

No Progress on Agreement with Sandown Historical Society

SANDOWN – The board of selectmen once again met with the historical society to iron out an agreement for use of the town-owned Train Depot Museum, and once again the two groups made little progress on what both have agreed only needs to be a basic outline of rights and responsibilities. At the selectmen’s Monday, […]

Chester Historical Society Makes Donation
to Help Less Fortunate

CHESTER – The Chester Historical Society’s main goal is to preserve and share the town’s rich history, but as of late they’ve been branching out into charitable giving. It’s a way to give back to the town and the greater historical community that has been so supportive, say members. Recently the membership voted to give […]

Chester Historical Society member Don Brown working on the restoration of the town’s civil war cannons in his shop.

Cannon Restoration Work

Chester Historical Society member Don Brown has been working on the restoration of the town’s civil war cannons in his shop on Route 102. The project should be completed by Memorial Day.    Photo by Chris Paul

Restoration Work Progresses
on Civil War Cannons

CHESTER – Though it’s been years since the Civil War cannons have stood sentinel in the town common, thanks to the efforts of a handful of dedicated residents and the historical society, they’ll soon be back. And though the armaments are still in pieces around town, the bulk of their refurbishment is now complete. Through […]