Chesterfield NH Historical Society
Chesterfield NH Historical Society

The Chesterfield New Hampshire Historical Society

Open Thursdays 9:30AM - 12N

Sundays 2PM - 4PM

Or Contact us for an Appointment


Due to the Holidays we will be closed Dec. 23 and 30th

Wishing all the Best in the New Year!

2019 Chesterfield Historical Society Calendars

On Sale for $12

You can obtain them at CHS when open or from the:

Chesterfield Library

Chesterfield Town Clerk

Peoples Bank in Chesterfield

J&J Discount Store in Chesterfield

Toadstool Bookstore in Keene

Thanks to your generous contributions The Stone House has been saved and placed on the New Hampshire Register of Historical Places!  Now, your donations are needed to make it into a viable showcase of Chesterfield's Past.

Incorporated in 1975, our mission is to stimulate interest in and document the history of the Town of Chesterfield.  This is done through collections and preservation of items with historical interest and significance and by sharing them through programs, workshops and publications.


CHS Annual Meeting

and potluck dinner on Wed. Oct. 16th

was fun...hope you'll join us in 2019.


Famous and Eccentric Personages of Chesterfield

Chesterfield History

1736 to 2011


Chesterfield Historical Society Newsletters

Stone House Tavern Project

Stone House Tavern Project

Now that we have purchasd this iconic building, our Capital Campaign turns to the Sustainablity Phase.   Eventually CHS hopes to turn the building into a museum that will feature Chesterfield's contribution to the region and the nation.  Learn more about how you can help with this project.

Our Cemeteries

Chesterfield has 24 private or public cemeteries.  They are cared for by the Chesterfield Cemetery Commission (CCC). 

Tales & Legends

All towns have their tall tales and legends.  Some are like grains of truth that have disappeared into the bucket of time.  Learn about Chesterfield's... 

Stone House Tavern History

Stone House Tavern History

Learn about the history and significant historical value of this 1831 property.  Help us preserve the Stone House Tavern with your donations.

Our Shop

We offer Calenders both present and past; Maps; Old Town Records, Town History Book, Lake Spofford Book, Coloring books and More...

A Photographic Gallery of Places and Activities from the Past and Present

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