Springfield Historical Society, Inc.


    

Springfield, New Hampshire


       

Established 1794


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There are several ways to find historical information on this web site:

  1. Read our Newsletter stories.
  2. Explore our Cemeteries page.
  3. Select a story from the links that will take you to an article.
  4. View the photograph collection on this page.

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Research

A Brief Early History of Springfield, New Hampshire
Gems from Granite Hills, 1954
History of Beaver Grange
Electricity Arrives in Springfield
Veteran's Day/Armistice Day
Sarah Josepha Hale

People with Springfield connections - 18th Century
Springfield's own History Mystery of Isreal Clifford

People with Springfield connections - 19th Century
The Untimely Death of Caleb Sanborn

People with Springfield connections - 20th Century
Dr. Paul Abelson
Rear Admiral Ellis Zacharias

Some of Springfield's family and cultural history has been preserved in the images below, taken from both the Society's archives and private collections.
Springfield, NH - Heath Homestead
Heath Homestead, Route 4A Early 1900s (Since burned)--L to R Elmer Tyrell, Dog Dan, Carl Heath, Paul Heath, Clara Heath

Springfield, NH - Heath Homestead
1920s: Carl Heath on the right of saw and Will Heath on the left of saw. (Caswell Collection)

Springfield, NH - Old Tractor
Old tractor used to plow Springfield roads until circa 1950. (SHS collection)

Springfield, NH - Old Tractor
"Summer People"! circa early 1900s. (SHS collection.)

Springfield, NH - The Chapel
The Chapel. right corner of 4A and Shad Hill (torn down circa 1950s) Justin Nichols, Carl Heath, Will Colby, Elsie Heath. (Caswell Collection)

Springfield, NH - Clement's Family
Oscar Clement and Mrs. Clement, East Hazzard Rd., Circa 1920. (SHS Collection)

Springfield, NH - Old Tractor
Old tractor used to plow Springfield roads until circa 1950. (SHS collection)

Springfield, NH - Terry Rudner Davis Birthday Springfield, NH - Terry Rudner Davis Birthday
Terry RUDNER Davis Birthday party pictures 1941, First pic L to R--Terry Rudner, Natalie Patten, Peter Cote, Shirley Patten, Little boy? (SHS Collection)

Springfield, NH - Log Yard Crew
Early 20th Century Sawmill-L-R: Bill Hall, Warren Gould, Walter Hoague, H.H.Rowe, Arthur Sanborn, Robert Bishop, Charles Russell, and Herbert Rice (Caswell Collection)

Springfield, NH - Car with Dog
Circa 1970, L to R: Robert Collins on tractor, in cart Betty Broadley, her children, and Betty Collins. (SHS collection)

Springfield, NH - Pleasant View Cemetery
New Pleasant View Cemetery honoring veterans of latest wars, circa 2000 (SHS Collection)

Springfield, NH - Terry Rudner and Peter Cote
Terry Rudner and Peter Cote