We are a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving the history of our local community. From providing a place to store and display historical artifacts, preserving the 243+ year old Wilder-Holton House, to offering educational programs, we are committed to making a positive impact on the history of Lancaster NH. By supporting The Lancaster Historical Society, you are supporting your community history.
The drawing was held at the Oct. 2023
meeting and the winner is Marie Wotton of Whitefield, NH.
We sincerely thank all who purchased tickets for this year's raffle.
As a ticket purchaser of The Lancaster Historical Society 2023 raffle, you made a significant impact on the restoration of the Wilder-Holton House. .
The Lancaster Historical Society hosts an open air flea market every 2nd Sunday from Memorial Day until Columbus Day. See Schedule.
Volunteers offer guided tours of the Wilder-Holton House Museum during the Flea Market days, or by appointment.
The Paul Smith Memorial Barn contains a wide variety of historic tools and other outdoor items. It is open during flea market days.
The society has a collection of ornaments of various historic structures in Lancaster and a number of history books of Lancaster's past for sale.
This is the home of the society in Lancaster, NH
Used to store and display historical farm implements and other outdoor historical items.
Main St. looking south from P J Noyes building
The New Hampshire Preservation Alliance selects seven worthy historic sites each year to highlight endangered properties that need help. The Wilder-Holton House in Lancaster NH was one of the selected sites in the 2021 selection.
Currently the Board of Directors meets at the Wilder-Holton House on the second Wednesday of each month. Meeting time is 2:00 pm.
Visitors who are interested in learning more about the operation of the society are welcome to attend and observe the board during a meeting. Questions may be asked after the regular meeting is ended.
We love our visitors, so feel free to visit during Flea Market days or make an appointment.
House tours are available on most flea market days
Mailing Address: PO Box 473, Lancaster, NH 03584
The Museum is open for guided tours during Flea Market days and by appointment.