See what items have been donated to the Historical Society recently. If you can add any information about any of these, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Center Village Historic District
The Center Village of New Ipswich is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. If you want to see some of the houses included, as well as a map of the District and a complete listing of all properties included, go to our new Center Village Historic District page.
New Ipswich in the Civil War
During the American Civil War, New Ipswich people served both on the battlefield and at home. One resident, Lydia Clark O'Bear, even wrote a book about the contributions of townsfolk to the war effort. For more information, see our new Civil War pages.
Photo of the century: Our forebears
The Way We were, 1906 Group photo of the Historical Society, taken in 1906.
The photo was labelled "Cranford Company, 1906."
Does anyone know what that was, or where this picture was taken?
Back row, l to r: Hattie McKown, Prof. Poore, Abbie Phelps; 2nd row: Abby Beard, Mrs. Samuel Thayer, Ettie Taylor, Miss Marie Lindberg (a teacher), Annie Thayer, Miss Lee, Ella Walker, Lizzie Crowell; kneeling: Arthur Thayer, Edna Hudson.