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Sanbornton Historical Society
Lane Tavern, Route 132, Sanbornton Square
Sanbornton NH 03269

2009 SHS Programs and Special Events:

First Wednesdays of the months of April-October, 7:00 PM at the Lane Tavern in Sanbornton Square, unless otherwise indicated.


  • April 1: "Ice Harvesting: the Farm's First Harvest"
    Presenter: Bob Cottrell, Director, Remick Country Doctor Museum & Farm
    Hosts: Lynn Chong & Christine Hobby

  • May 6: "The Civil War Soldier"
    Presenter: Warren Sommers
    Hosts: Vicky Abbot

  • June 3: "Through the Eye of the Needle: WWII Remembrance"
    Presenter: Robert Fortnam

    Hosts: Marlene Witham & Mary Caverly

  • July 1: "A History of the Grange"
    Presenter: Elizabeth Cotsibas
    Hosts: The Tobin Family

  • August 5: "Field Trip to Sanborn Mills, Loudon, NH"
    Presenter: Colin Cabot
    Hosts: Ellen Coulter & Claudette Varney
    Note: Carpools meet at the Lane Tavern at 5:00 PM
    Kate Fitzpatrick: Video Tour of Sanborn Mills

  • September 2: "Baked Beans & Fried Clams: How Food Defines a Region"
    Presenter: Edie Clark, a NH Humanities Council Program
    Hosts: Joanne Dover & Nina Gardner

  • October 7: Annual Meeting and Potluck Supper: 6:00 PM
    Hosts: Governing Board

  • November 13, Friday, 7 PM: "A Wild and Toilsome Life: The Old-time Loggers and Rivermen of the Great North Woods"
    Presenter: Mike McKinley

Special Events:

  • June 13: Plant Sale and Market
    9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    Coordinator: Faith Tobin

  • Farmers' Market
    June 26-October 2, Every Friday, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Coordinators: Pat Consentio and Elizabeth Merry

  • Open House with Tavern Tours
    July 3, July 17, August 7, September 4, October 2; 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    July 18 (Old Home Day), 10 AM - 2 PM
    Coordinator: Linda Salatiello

  • July 18: Pancake Breakfast, 8 AM
    Coordinator: Dave Witham and the Governing Board

  • July 18: Olde Time Variety Show (Old Home Day), 7 PM
    Coordinator: Linda Salatiello and the Governing Board

  • August 13: NH Wine & cheese Tasting, 7 PM
    Coordinators: Dave Witham and the Governing Board

  • December 5: Christmas Wreath and Craft Sale
    9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

    Coordinators: Karen Ober and the Governing Board

    Christmas Wreath Sale Order Form

This document initially developed by Jack Potter, 603-528-1990, info@shakerwoodsfarm.com.
Shaker Woods Farm at Point Comfort, 8 March 2008