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Our Collections and Exhibits

The Historical Society's exhibits include:

  • A Museum Room with Native American artifacts, a 1740 English Common Press and a collection of books printed in Exeter, an 1835 Pump Fire Engine & fire fighter uniforms and a portrait of Exeter's founder, John Wheelwright.
  • Two Daniel Chester French replica busts of Amos Tuck and Ambrose Swasey
  • Extensive exhibits downstairs, highlighting Exeter printing, the Civil War & Lincoln’s visit to Exeter, and the Robinson Female Seminary.
  • Throughout the Meeting Room, exhibit cases with Exeter postcards, china, ladies' fans, dolls and more!