Sunapee Historical Society

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Gift Suggestions:

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:  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 PO Box 501, Sunapee, NH 03782.  Thanks!





The Steamer Armenia White in gold plated solid brass.
3.25″ wide x 1.75″ high x 3mm thick
With gift box & card providing the history of the steamer and her namesake.
From an SHS Director: $20 for members; $22 for non-members
At the Abbott Library: $22   By mail add $4 shipping.

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Remembering Woodbine Cottage. $20.00
History, memories, photos, and recipes from a beloved restaurant.



Wild Goose Waters from Above.  $65.00
Detailed aerial photos of the area taken by
Babe Sargent and his father in 1949-50.
A “coffee-table” sized book.


Postcards of Lake Sunapee Cover








Lake Sunapee.  $21.99
A postcard history book by Paul Rheingold.













Henry Phipps Goes Skiing and The Wild Goose (DVD). $23.00
Classic comedies starring Babe Sargent and produced by Bruce Cronin.










The Story of Sunapee.  $20.00
A reprint of Governor Bartlett’s 1941 history of his town.

DSCN2016The Lakes of New England,
Part One: Sunapee.
A reprint of an 1896 publication
giving a tour of the lake and complete with
many photos of the lake, cottages, hotels,
steamboats, and the surrounding area.



Tales of an “Old Time Yankee.” $20.00
Reminiscences by Carroll Leone
of his life in Sunapee, with photos.



Sunapee New Hampshire Bicentennial
1768-1968  $5.00
Articles on Sunapee History written in celebration of our bicentennial in 1968.



Winnowings from the Granite State
by Henry Fitts $10.00
Reflections on country living by a long-time resident.



Mustered!  $20.00
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.