Exeter, New Hampshire... we bring its rich history to life.

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Take a walking tour of Exeter

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Watch our entertaining – yet educational – Exeter History Minute!


The Exeter Historical Society and its partners are proud to have offered festivities commemorating the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s 1860 visit to Exeter, NH. To learn more about Lincoln in New Hampshire, go to our Lincoln Online Resource Center.

Children's Football Team

For over 80 years the Exeter Historical Society has been collecting artifacts from Exeter’s past ... and its present.

downtown w barge

Our collections illustrate the town’s rich and fascinating history, its residents, and ultimately its place in the larger history of both the state and the nation.

Eno's Brickyard

A non-profit organization, the Exeter Historical Society offers regular programs of local historical interest and is a repository for documents, maps, photos, artifacts, and other ephemera pertaining to Exeter, New Hampshire.

Three on Water Street

We maintain a research library, act as a resource for genealogical research, co-sponsor historical events and publications, create exhibits hoping to encourage historic preservation, and document today’s events as the history of tomorrow.