New Ipswich Historical Society

23 Main St

New Ipswich, NH 03071




The New Ipswich Historical Society is an all-volunteer organization and depends on members to support our operations, programs, and collections. Please consider becoming a member and help preserve our historical legacy for the future. Donations and membership applications can be mailed to Treasurer, P.O. Box 422, New Ipswich, NH 03071.


Membership Categories:


❦ Individual $10


❦ Friend $25


❦ Family $35


❦ Sponsor $50


❦ Patron/Corporate $100


❦ Benefactor $500


New Ipswich Historical Society Membership Form

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President, John Rosenfelder

Vice President, Daniel Ziarnik-Case

Treasurer, Patricia Lage

Secretary, Margaret Lee


2018 Fall President's Letter



 2019 Summer  Program

The Public is invited to a photography exhibit entitled "THROUGH THE LENS OF TIME; PEOPLE AND PLACES OF NEW IPSWICH on August 22,2019  between 6:00-7:00 pm at the Barrett Mansion Carriage House. For more information see Summer Program, 2019 Photo Exhibit.




Historic District Marker Unveiled


A new bronze marker for the Central Village Historic District was unveiled on Saturday, December 9, 2017 by members of the Historical Society.  The marker was obtained from a grant from Historic New England, a donation from the  New Ipswich Historical Society, as well as, an anonymous donor.  We would like to thank those who funded this project, as well as, the New Ipswich Selectman for approving the location of the marker on the town owned property at the corner of Turnpike Road and Main Street.  Also, a special thank you to the New Ipswich DPW for installing the marker.


Annual Meeting


The NIHS Annual Meeting will be held on Thursday, August 22, 2019 at 7:00pm at the Barrett House Carriage Barn.  Prior to the Annual Meeting the Public is invited to a photography exhibit entitled "THROUGH THE LENS OF TIME; PEOPLE AND PLACES OF NEW IPSWICH between 6;00-7:00 pm.


 2019 NIHS Hours


Summer and Fall of 2019 hours :

 Second and Fourth Saturdays

June 1 thru Oct 12


Our opening days coincide with the Barrett House Opening so that you can visit both if you so choose.


Whatever happened to?

Ellen Barr, a girl from New Ipswich!


Contact US

For more information about membership, programs, or research inquiries, please contact us at or call John Rosenfelder at 603.878.3487.

You can also find us on FaceBook !