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Preserving the History & Heritage of Lake Winnipesaukee & Vicinity
You Can Help LWHS!
We need you to help us preserve the history and heritage of Lake Winnipesaukee. Your support helps us operate our year round museum, provide educational programs to the community, and act as a resource for the rich history of the area. There are many ways you can help.
Make a Financial Donation
The Lake Winnipesaukee Historical Society is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, and we depend on donations and fundraising activities to continue our operations. Your donation is tax-deductible to the extent allowable by law. Contributions made on this web site are processed through SSL secure servers, so you may donate with confidence.
Donate Your Time
Many volunteer opportunities are available to help us continue our mission. Whether it is acting as a greeter or tour guide at the museum, assisting at the Winnipesaukee Wednesday lecture series, organizing historical research, updating the computer database, or helping out at our Bingo games, you can become an invaluable part of the LWHS team.
Donate Artifacts
Examples of donations include photographs, medals, posters, memorabilia, and any items relative to Lake Winnipesaukee. Artifacts may be donated to the museum by temporary loan or permanent donation. Temporary Loan: The artifact remains the property of the donor and is loaned to the museum for a short period of time. Permanent donation: The artifact is donated to and becomes the property of the historical society.
Become a Member
Join the growing ranks of the Lake Winnipesaukee Historical Society. Free incentives and several benefits. Go to our Membership Section.
Visit the Lake Winnipesaukee Museum
The society's collections of historical photographs, maps, memorabilia and artifacts feature life on the lake including boating, water skiing, summer camps, grand hotels, cabin colonies, etc. Open seasonally June to Columbus day. Free admission. Learn more about our museum.
Shop the Museum Store
Historical maps, lake charts, books, prints and more can be purchased at the Lake Winnipesaukee Museum or our online Museum Store. Cash, check or credit card accepted. Shop now at our online store.
Attend an Event
We host many special events throughout the year and welcome you to attend.