New Ipswich Historical Society

23 Main St

New Ipswich, NH 03071

The Greatest Generation

Beginning in 1941, after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, New Ipswich—along with the rest of the nation, began to mobilize for war. Dozens of young men, as well as a few women, enlisted in the military and went off to fight. Many returned, but some did not—and we are all forever in their debt.

Town historian Hazel Balch Moore preserved the memory of these heroic men and women in a photo album, which she created for the New Ipswich Historical Society. In this album, 121 photographs capture their faces, forever youthful, never to be forgotten. 

 

The Historical Society’s “Greatest Generation” project aims to capture and preserve public memories of these young heroes. We are planning an exhibition of the photographs from the album, as well as a public lecture about the town’s experience with war. If you have memories you would like to share, please contact us, using the form at the right side of this page. We hope you will help us keep this “Greatest Generation” alive through our collective memories.

Here is a list of names of all of those pictured in the photo album. Use your back key to return to this page.

 


 OFFICERS

 

President, Greg Hanselman

Vice President, John Rosenfelder

Treasurer, Michelle Pelletier

Secretary, Margaret Lee

 


2016 President's Letter

 


IMPORTANT EVENTS

 

The NIHS Annual Meeting was held on  Thursday, August 18, 2016 at 7:00pm at the Historical Society. 

 

 


 2017 NIHS Hours

 

We are now closed for the 2017 season.

Summer and Fall of 2018 hours : TBD
Please call 603.801.3511 to arrange a private visit.

 


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 info@newipswichhistoricalsociety.org

You can also find us on FaceBook !