SHS has items that make terrific gifts for anyone interested in Sunapee.
Arrange for pick-up or mailing via USPS by e-mailing us at: firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 603-763-8809.
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. Look for Part Two 1923 to 1958 coming in July 2017.
$20 members / $22 non-members
NEW – 2016 SUNAPEE HISTORICAL SOCIETY ORNAMENT
The Ben Mere Inn in gold plated solid brass with white, green and red enameled highlights.
3.25″ wide x 1.75″ high x 3mm thick
With gift box & card providing the history of the Sunapee Harbor hotel.
We also have a few 2015 Armenia White steamboat ornaments available.
From an SHS Director: $20 for members; $22 for non-members
At the Abbott Library: $22 By mail add $4 shipping.
Include shipping address and any special instructions.
Remembering Woodbine Cottage
History, memories, photos, and recipes from a beloved restaurant.
Lakes of New England, Part One: Sunapee
Reprint of an 1896 lake tour publication including
many photos of the lake, cottages, hotels,
steamboats and the surrounding area.
Wild Goose Waters from Above
Detailed aerial photos of the area taken by
Babe Sargent and his father in 1949-50.
A “coffee-table” sized book.
Tales of an “Old Time Yankee”
Carroll Leone remembers life in Sunapee many years ago, with photos.
A postcard history book by Paul Rheingold.
Sunapee Bicentennial Booklet 1768-1968
Compiled in 1968 with articles about Sunapee’s history.
Henry Phipps Goes Skiing and The Wild Goose
Classic comedies starring Babe Sargent
Produced by Bruce Cronin.
Winnowings from the Granite State
by Henry Fitts
Reflections on country living by a long-time resident.
The Story of Sunapee
A reprint of Governor Bartlett’s 1941 history of the town.
A history of N.H.’s 12th Regiment in the Civil War
by J.P. Fahey based on foot soldiers’ personal accounts
and memoirs written by the author’s great grandfather.
Of 1,000 who mustered in, only 100 returned.
Sunapee was not represented in the 12th Regiment,
but their experiences were similar.
|SHS – Armenia White Steamboat Coffee Cup
Logo on one side, ship on the other.
|SHS – Steamboat Tee Shirt
Dark blue for Men – Light blue for Women
Medium – Large – X Large
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