Concord, New Hampshire’s story is fascinating…
and history is still being made.
John Gilbert Winant served three terms as New Hampshire’s governor and was one of Concord’s most beloved politicians, the first head of the federal Social Security System and an unsung hero of World War II. A 2012 law launched a study to establish a permanent Winant memorial within the State House complex in downtown Concord.Learn more
The Famous Concord Coach
The classic stagecoach constructed by the Abbot-Downing Co. made Concord famous throughout the world. Abbot-Downing was unable to turn the stagecoach into the horseless carriage, and the company folded early in the 20th century. Now, as part of a downtown revitalization plan, a developer has proposed returning a few coaches to the streets of Concord. Learn more
Concord Time Capsule!
The Concord Historical Society’s Time Capsule Committee, chaired by Rebecca Lougee, Merrimack County Savings Bank, has been charged with unearthing the 1965 Time Capsule sited at City Plaza, Downtown Concord; research and select content to be placed in the 2015 time capsule and burying the same. The 1965 Time Capsule was unearthed on June 6, 2014. Read more