Sunapee Historical Society


June 26, 2017 – Another Lake History Cruise aboard the MV Mt. Sunapee featuring early families and cottages of the northern end of Lake Sunapee.

Let us know what sort of topics would interest you for our 2017 programs.

Our programs are FREE. Donations are gratefully accepted !


Information about and videos of past programs are available at the museum


Sunapee’s 1968 Bicentennial Celebration Remembered

The History of the Sunapee Harbor Riverway & About the new Sunapee Heritage Alliance.

History Cruise Aboard the MV Mt. Sunapee

Summer Visitors During the Age of Steam

A Brief History of Sunapee

George’s Mills – Water Power & Tourism

Captains Dan & Frank Woodsum Reminisce  Recollections of life and the business of steam boating on Lake Sunapee.

A Cracker Barrel Talk: Building Sunapee

Sunapee’s Olde Tyme Ball Teams.
Summer Fun: Growing Up Around the Lake in the 1950s & 1960s.
Frank Morse’s Sunapee Water Ski School & Show 1948 – 1970s.
Personal Water Craft: Canoes, skiffs & rowboats.
The Lake Sunapee Board of Trade.
Regatta! The 65 Year History of the Lake Sunapee Regatta Association.
Winter Fun: A History of Sunapee’s Ski Tows, Ski Jump & Skating Rink.

Notable Women of Sunapee.
Women’s Organizations of Sunapee.
A Magic Lantern Show – Slides from the Collection.
Woodbine Cottage Dessert Night.
Wooden Launches on Lake Sunapee.
Sunapee’s Cemeteries and Churches.

Cranky Yankees ! Jim Cooke portrays Coolidge, Webster, Everett and Adams.
Art & History Walk Along the Herbert Welsh Trail.
The Armenia White, A History of the Woodsum Steamboat Company’s flagship.
History of Business and Industry Along the Sugar River.
Sidney Bickford, Artist: His Life and Art of Nature.
Island Hopping on Lake Sunapee : The History & Lore of Lake Sunapee’s Islands.
The Hurricane of 1938: How Sunapee Coped


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