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The Sanbornton Historical Society @ The Lane Tavern


What's New? The Sanbornton Historical Society won a $5,750 grant from the Land and Community Heritage Investment Program (LCHIP). This grant will be used to renovate the exterior of the Lane Tavern. It is is a matching grant and the SHS has started a fundraising project to raise the matching $5,750. To contribute, contact the Governing Board or email us at

20 FEB 2014 Winnisquam Echo article by Donna Rhodes
Next Programs: August 14: The Underground Railroad
Presenter: Eleanor Strang
Hosts: Debbie Aberg and Nina Gardner

September 11: Voices from Sanbornton's Past: A Living History
Skit Presenters: Vicki Abbott, Evelyn Auger, Linda Salatiello & Dave Witham
Hosts: Sally Hibberd and Marlene Witham
Cooking with Lib: The complete collection of Lib Andrew's famous cooking columns with over 1,000 recipes, printed weekly from 1978 until 1990 in the Laconia Evening Citizen and the Lakes Region Trader &
The Sanbornton Farmers' Market Cookbook: 199 recipes from the Farmers' Market's customers, supporters, vendors, and recipe contributors.
Click here to view sample of the CD:
SHS Members in good standing get a $5 discount on the CD!
Mail order CDs are $25 plus $5 shipping and handling.
Tavern Rental Rent the Lane Tavern for your next "historic" event.

Christmas Wreath Sale Order Form

Christmas Craft Fair: 7 December 2014

Organized in 1952 as a 501(c)3 non profit:
Donations in excess of dues are tax deductible.

P.O. Box 204
520 Sanbornton Square, Route 132
Sanbornton NH 03269
Tavern Phone 603-286-7227

The Great Winnipesaukee Steamboat Race and Musical Talent Contest


1920's Remodel

circa 1955

circa 1902

circa 1902

circa early-mid 1800's
(Claire Carlson sketch)

circa early-mid 1800's
(artist sketch)

This document initially developed by Jack Potter, 603-528-1990,
Shaker Woods Farm at Point Comfort, 8 March 2006