The collection of the Atkinson Historical Society includes many historical papers, artifacts found around time, items from local businesses and period clothing. Items from the former grange building, many veterans items as well as many items such as scrap books and old photos from local organizations.

Paper Collection

The Kimball House Museum stores many early Atkinson paper records. Tax records from the early 1800s have been the recent focus of a NH Moose Plate grant when they were restored and digitized for the NH State libary and NH State Archives.

There is a copy of the 1986 inventory of older house at the Kimball House Museum, which gives a detailed break-down of some of the older homes in town.

The Kimball House also has many photos of buildings and people of the Town of Atkinson NHew Hampshire.

Various Paper Records

The Kimball House Museum has tax records from the early 1800s, store ledgers from some of the local businesses and various other town records.

Town Reports

There are town records as early as the 1800s located in the Kimball House Museum under the care of the Atkinson Historical Society.

Kimball House Rooms

Veterans Room: The collection is organized by theme with the Veterans room likely being the most impressive with items from the Civil War all the way to current.

Horton Teacher Room: The Horton room is dedicated to a number of classroom related items.

Grange Room: 

Atkinson New Hampshire Memories

All people who have left their mark on the Town of Atkinson have a story to tell.

Whether the person was on the board of selectmen or a member of the local PTA they they have all made a difference in this town.

Leave Us Your Memoirs

There is no better way to have your name etched in the history of Atkinson than to record your memoirs with the Atkinson Historical Society. A general 'The Way It Was' memoir or Carriage Road Days, whatever your memory is of Atkinson. Maybe you were one of the babies who slept on the pool table at The Grange during the great blizzard that stranded meeting attendees overnight.

Memories of Atkinson, NH

Once we have the information more organized this section will have links to some of the memories we have digitized from current and former residents.

Digitize Current Archives

Many of our current archives are stored on non-current or not searchable media. Our long term goal is to expand the availability of these memoirs and publish the audio, video and / or text.

Capture Your Memories

The Atkinson Historical Society would like to capture your memories in printed, audio or full video format.

The Atkinson Historical Society has the equipment and technology to turn your memories into video, audio or digital story. We can publish that information on our web site or simple keep it as part of the archives in the Kimball House Museum.

We have the ability to be able to come to you if you cannot get to the Kimball House.