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Portsmouth Historical Society

The Portsmouth Historical Society:
• provides programs of interest about Portsmouth to the public;
• has provided assistance with genealogical searches and property identification;
• has provided tours of various historical sites;
• members participated in the provision and dedication of the memorials to Anne Hutchison; and Mary Dyer which were placed at Founders’ Brook;
• has hosted meetings of the League of Historical Societies;
• has a cooperative relationship with the Portsmouth Conservation Commission;
• members participated in the survey of Portsmouth’s family and historical cemeteries.

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