Mission: The Grafton, New Hampshire Historical Society strives to procure, protect, and share artifacts and memories that are important to town history.

Our officers are:

President, Kenneth Cushing (603.523.4569)

Vice President, Alice Sunnerberg

Secretary, Gail Gagnon

Treasurer, Jennie Joyce


Our flagship building is the museum, located at 7 Library Road (adjacent to the town offices and fire station). Its hours are from 2-4 pm on Sundays, Memorial Day through Columbus Day.

Our mailing address is

Grafton, NH Historical Society

PO Box 173

Grafton, NH 03240


Membership dues are $15 annually. Members get the annual newsletter and voting rights at all meetings. We meet the last Thursday of each month at 6:30 pm at the museum.

Grafton’s history is chronicled in Isinglass, Timber, and Wool (1992) by Kenneth Cushing. The book is available for sale at the historical society museum, town offices, and library for $35.00.


    November 16, 2012

    Just wanted to congratulate you for this website, my family has been a Grafton citizen every summer since more than 30 years and now that’s a plesure to be able to follow you on internet! Say Hello to Ken Cushing from the ATTAF Family from France!

  2. John Walker
    August 2, 2013

    My fourth great grandfather, Harmony Walker moved to the Grafton area from Boston in the mid 1800’s and is buried in the Prescott Hill cemetery. My great grandmother was a Smith and her family also lived in the Grafton area.

  3. Michelle Gauthier
    January 13, 2016

    Thank you Ken for bringing this book. Grafton, small town that it may be, raised me. Amazing people…. And as I continue in the world, try to follow the Grafton example…. I got, you need, done. Love you all!

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