Thornton Historical Society
Preserving the Past,
Remembering Our Roots
The Thornton Historical Society was established to:

*bring together those people interested in the history of Thornton, NH;

*discover, collect, and preserve artifacts and printed materials that
illustrate the town's history;

*disseminate historical information and awaken public interest in
Thornton's past.

Whether you live in our beautiful town of Thornton, NH or just visit occasionally,
we cordially invite you to join the Thornton Historical Society.

Click here for a membership form.

The Thornton Historical Society meets on the first Wednesday of every month
(April - November) at 7:00 pm at the Thornton Town Hall on Merrill Access
Road. Meetings are open to the public.

New members and volunteers are always welcome.
Find out how you can get involved!

Check out our newsletters: 2011  2012  2013 
Copyright 2012 Thornton Historical Society
16 Merrill Access Road
Thornton, NH 03285
Thornton, New Hampshire
Upcoming Events
All Presentations & Meetings are held at 7pm at
Thornton Town Hall - refreshments served.

Wednesday, October 2, 2014
Exploring Thornton Gore
Thornton Gore was settled at the beginning of the 19th
century, and existed as a community within the
town of Thornton for about 100 years. Today, the
remains of the abandoned farms, mills, roads,
school, and church are part of the White Mountain
National Forest. Sarah Jordan, White Mountain
National Forest Archaeologist, will discuss the
settlement and abandonment of Thornton Gore, and
its role in the establishment of the National