Meetings and Programs

All programs are jointly held by the Stratham Historical Society with the Wiggin Memorial Library. They are free and they are open to the public unless indicated.

Monday, September 19, 2016
6:30pm Business Meeting followed by
7:00pm Program:
New Hampshire's Wild History: 350 Years of NH Wildlife
Presented by UNH Cooperative Extension revealing how wildlife has evolved with changes in the land over 350 years.
Stratham Fire Dept. Community Room
Winnicutt Rd. at Portsmouth Ave.

Monday, November 14, 2016
6:30pm Business Meeting followed by
7:00pm Program:
A Soldier's Mother Tells Her Story
Sharon Wood, a Chautauqua presenter, will present the story of Betsey Phelps, mother of a heroic Union soldier from Amherst, NH who lost his life at Gettysburg.
Stratham Fire Dept. Community Room
Winnicutt Rd. at Portsmouth Ave.

Monday, January 9, 2017 (Snow Date = 1/16/17)
6:30pm Business Meeting followed by
7:00pm Program:
Hangings, Witches, and Strangers
Crime in colonial Portsmouth presented by retired Portsmouth Police Chief Dr. "Lou" Ferland.
Stratham Fire Dept. Community Room
Winnicutt Rd. at Portsmouth Ave.

Monday, March 13, 2017 (Snow Date = 3/20/17)
6:30pm Business Meeting followed by
7:00pm Program:
12,000 Years Ago in the Granite State
Presented by Dr. Robert Goodby. The Franklin Pierce Anthropology Professor offers evidence of four late ice age structures at a school construction site in Keene, NH.
Stratham Fire Dept. Community Room
Winnicutt Rd. at Portsmouth Ave.

Sunday, April 9, 2017
1:00pm - 3:00pm Program:
26th Annual Spring Appraisal Day

"The Stratham Antiques Road Show"
Stratham Fire Dept. Community Room
Winnicutt Rd. at Portsmouth Ave.

Monday, May 8, 2017
Annual Meeting & Pot Luck

Potluck supper starting at 6:00pm
Stratham Fire Dept. Community Room