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

2010 SHS Programs and Special Events:

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


  • April 8: "Discovering New England Stone Walls"
    Presenter: Kevin Gardner
    Hosts: Grita Olmstead & Marlene Witham

  • May 13 "WWI: A Visual Perspective"
    Presenter: Evelyn Auger
    Hosts: Sally Hibberd & Sue Locantore

  • June 10: "The Changing Face of Sanbornton: A Historical Perspective"
    Presenter: Evelyn Auger

    Hosts: Mary Caverly & Linda Salatiello

  • July 8: "Are We There Yet? A History of Roadside Motels and Cabin Colonies"
    Presenter: Jennifer Carroll-Plante, Laconia Historical & Museum Society
    Hosts: Darlene Sellars & Arlene Ilgenfritz

  • August 12: "Field Trip to Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum at Warner, NH"
    Presenter: Edie Daigle, 456-2600
    Hosts: Karen Ober & Faith Tobin
    Note: Carpools meet at the Lane Tavern at 5:00 PM

  • September 9: "Winter Mountaineering in N.E. White Mountains"
    Presenters: Gordon DuBois and Bob Manley
    Hosts: Gail Morrison & Pauline Chabot

  • October 14: Annual Meeting and Potluck Supper: 6:00 PM
    Hosts: Governing Board

  • November 9: "Stark Decency: NH's WWII German POW Camp"
    Presenter: Allen V. Koop, a NH Humanities Council Program

  • November TBD: "World War 2, the Sanbornton Experience: a SPL-SHS Joint Program"

Special Events:

  • May 29: Plant Sale and Flea Market
    9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    Coordinator: Faith Tobin, 934-5946

  • Farmers' Market
    June 25-October 1, Every Friday, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Coordinators: Pat Consentio and Elizabeth Merry

  • Open House with Tavern Tours
    July 2, July 16, August 6, September 3, October 1; 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    July 17 (Old Home Day), 10 AM - 2 PM
    Coordinator: Linda Salatiello

  • July 17: Pancake Breakfast, 8 AM
    Coordinator: Darlene Sellars, John Olmstead and the Governing Board

  • July 30 & 31: "Great Winnipesaukee Steamboat Race & Musical Talent Contest", 7 PM
    Coordinator: Lindley Kinerk, Linda Salatiello and the Governing Board
    Old play gets new life in Sanbornton, by Donna Rhodes; Drhodes@salmonpress.com; newhampshirelakesandmountains.com/; Thursday, August 5, 2010
  • December 4: 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