The current home of the Greenland Historical Society is this website.
Website News.Work is underway on this site of the Greenland Historical Society.The bare essentials posted concern the mission and activities of the organization.
Links and Documents.As we digitize documents, we'll upload them to this site.You will also find links to other documents, maps, and sites which share our interests.
Contact Us.We're a skeletal crew, but we'll get back to you as soon as we can.
Thank you for visiting us!
This is a detail from the design that Dean Katiniotis created
for use by the 300th Anniversary Committee.
Common Heritage Grant – 2017
What began as an application for a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities in May, ended up being the spark that re-booted the Greenland Historical Society in October of 2017. Interest to preserve local history remains high in Greenland, NH.
The Society’s first project dealt with a vast manuscript written by Paul F. Hughes, Greenland, A Pleasant Abiding Place, that was based on original research compiled by his parents, Paul C. and Anna Hughes, and himself.
In December 2017, Leonard Schwab completed the digitization of the 12 volumes of single-spaced pages by Hughes, nine volumes of text and 3 volumes of index. The work is now available to an online audience.
Mission and Activities.
In December 2017, members identified 3 broad goals and activities:
1.) Preserve. Digitize documents from the original GHS and add more.
2.) Educate. Foster appreciation for history in general and local history in particular.
3.) Be Active. Make the past come alive. Support Greenland’s 300th Anniversary Committee.
Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton