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Laconia Historical and Museum Society Charity Profile
The Laconia Historical and Museum Society is dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of all aspects of the history of the City of Laconia, New Hampshire, and surrounding environs from its earliest inhabitants to the present day. The Society places special emphasis on the city’s three major and distinct population centers, downtown Laconia, Lakeport, and The Weirs. The Society strives to meet this goal through its collection of archival materials, artifacts of daily life, and fine and decorative arts. The Society fulfills its interpretive role through its exhibitions, educational programs, community services and publications and its preservation role through the collection, research, documentation, and appropriate conservation of relevant materials.
Laconia Historical and Museum Society Volunteer Information
LHMS is looking for a volunteer for approximately 5 hours per month to assist with updating membership information. Requires working knowledge of computers and organizational skills. To help fold our monthly newsletter as well as stuff and address envelopes before mailing them. Mailings typically go out on the second Monday of each month and take between 1-3 hours depending upon the number of volunteers.
Laconia Historical and Museum Society Donation Information
Laconia, New Hampshire, has a rich history worth that is protecting and sharing with future generations. Thanks to Laconia's public-sprited citizens who have donated historic artifacts, LHMS maintains a collection of approximately 2,000 historic objects, over 150 linear feet of manuscript and photographic collections, and 350 bound volumes. The long-term care and preservation of this collection is at the heart of the Society. Equally significant to the mission of LHMS is providing access to collections and the history the city.