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The Sanbornton Historical Society @ The Lane Tavern


Next Events! December 5 (Saturday): Christmas Fair and Wreath Sale
What's New? The Sanbornton Historical Society won a $5,750 grant from the Land and Community Heritage Investment Program (LCHIP). This grant was used to renovate the exterior of the Lane Tavern. The SHS' fundraising project raised the matching $5,750. To contribute, contact the Governing Board or email us at

20 FEB 2014 Winnisquam Echo article by Donna Rhodes

LCHIP Lakes Region and North Country video
Cooking with Lib: The complete collection of Lib Andrew's famous cooking columns with over 1,000 recipes, printed weekly from 1978 until 1990 in the Laconia Evening Citizen and the Lakes Region Trader &
The Sanbornton Farmers' Market Cookbook: 199 recipes from the Farmers' Market's customers, supporters, vendors, and recipe contributors.
Click here to view sample of the CD:
SHS Members in good standing get a $5 discount on the CD!
Mail order CDs are $25 plus $5 shipping and handling.
Tavern Rental Rent the Lane Tavern for your next "historic" event.
The Saco Museum is seeking Maine and New Hampshire needlework, especially SAMPLERS that were stiched by girls and young women in the 1700s and 1800s, to be used in an exhibit of schoolgirl needlework, May 8-October 16, 2015. Click on the image to the left for details.

Christmas Wreath Sale Order Form

Christmas Craft Fair: 5 December 2015

Organized in 1952 as a 501(c)3 non profit:
Donations in excess of dues are tax deductible.

P.O. Box 204
520 Sanbornton Square, Route 132
Sanbornton NH 03269
Tavern Phone 603-286-7227

The Great Winnipesaukee Steamboat Race and Musical Talent Contest


1920's Remodel

circa 1955

circa 1902

circa 1902

circa early-mid 1800's
(Claire Carlson sketch)

circa early-mid 1800's
(artist sketch)

This document initially developed by Jack Potter, 603-528-1990,
Shaker Woods Farm at Point Comfort, 8 March 2006