SHS has items that make terrific gifts for anyone interested in Sunapee.
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Make checks payable to “Sunapee Historical Society” for books add $5 for postage & handling, $10 for Wild Goose Waters from Above.
Our address is:
Sunapee Historical Society
PO Box 501
Sunapee, NH 03782.
NEW BOOK FOR 2017:
REGATTA! The History of the Lake Sunapee Regattas
Part One – 1892 to 1922
This book chronicals the first 30 years of Lake Sunapee’s iconic multi-day summer celebration of water sports competitions, sailboat races, motor boat races and the Grand Illumination. This 114 page book includes 95 photographs and documents over 800 participants, 60 sailboats and 190 motorboats. Biographical sketches bring to life many of its key organizers and competitors.
Part One: $20 members / $22 non-members
Part Two – 1923 to 1957 & Other Summer Celebrations
This book covers the Regattas held from 1923 to 1957, the Lake Sunapee Marathon Swim Race, Lake Grange Fair & Parades of the 1940s-1950s, Miss Lake Sunapee Beauty Contests, origin of the Lake Sunapee Water Ski School, history of the lake yacht clubs, summer kids camps and much more. This 180+ page book includes an informative data base of the lake’s sailboats and speedboats, many biographical sketches, and about 200 photos that bring this important era in the lake’s history to life
NEW – 2017 LOON ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE ORNAMENT
The Loon Island Lighthouse in gold plated solid brass with white, blue and green enameled highlights. 3.25″ high x 1.75″ wide x 3mm thick. With gift box & card providing the history of the Loon Island Lighthouse. We have some 2016 Ben Mere Inn ornaments available and a few 2015 Armenia White steamboat ornaments available.
At the Abbott Library: $22 By mail add $4 shipping.
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