Welcome to the Hooksett Historical Society

Home of Hooksett Historical Society

This Exciting site will provide you with  information on the Hooksett Historical Society and about interesting facts about the History of Hooksett . the HHS is now 40 years old and our town is 192 years strong.

Look at the various pages for town and society events, photo’s and archival items.  Each page will give you a unique look into our history, its buildings, its people and its life.

Enjoy! Join the Hooksett Historical Society and become part of Hooksett History. Contact the society if you are willing to help at openhouses, inventory or organizing our collection.  Theres many things that can be done.  

The header photo is taken from a circa early 1900’s postcard which depicts the railroad trestle with the old wooden passenger bridge ( in background) on the Merrimack River in Hooksett Village.

The Historical society meets the 4th thursday of the month in September, October, March, April, May and June. Other meetings scheduled as needed. Open houses are held throughout the Year and private appointments can be arranged

IN MEMORIAM- Mr. Jack Murphy

in memorial

           The Hooksett Historical Society  honors 

                      Jack Murphy- 1931- 1914 

Hooksett Sourvenir- Robies Store

robies meow

Robies Country Store cats meow  $15   4 3/4” h x 5” w.
available at the store- proceeds benefit the RCSHPC


Hooksett sourvenir- Old Town Hall

old town hall gift

Old Town Hall – cats meow- $15 –  5 1/2” x 5 1/2”,   available at Town Hall and Robies store

proceeds of this item benefit old town hall restoration


Two open house scheduled for late August

the Prescott will be open Thursday 8/21 from noon to 2 and on Monday 8/22 from 11 to 130.  Scheduled appointments to Hooksett’s attic can be arranged please contact jim 485 4951.    The HHS is supported by you , any donation of Hooksett history related items are welcomed.  for those who may have photo’s or items that they would like to keep but would be willing to scan for our members viewing pleasure  we would be happy to receive copies of for the society

A great pair

 here is a photo of a 1st or 2nd grade desk and chair from Martins Corner School- the desk was recently obtained and was refurbished by Paul Loiselle.


with school opening next week this is a perfect look back to martins Corner which closed around 1958

Open house August 11th

Members of the society continued to scan objects including this photo of the three bridges10338297_10153045385065283_5418101544034333163_n

Prescott open 8/7/2014

the Prescott building , will be open on Thursday 8/7/2014 from noon to 2pm , while we continue to inventory, clean and organize our collect and items on display. 


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