Category Archives: Current News

BCCHS Awarded $20,000 

BCCHS received a $20,000 grant from the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation. The grant will help further the Berlin & Coos County Historical Society’s mission of preserving the rich history of Berlin and Coos County by contributing to the final rehabilitation/restoration … Continue reading

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Board member Richard “Ben” Napert died Dec. 10, 2020

Richard “Ben” Napert    It is with a heavy heart that we announce the death of another Board member. Richard “Ben” Napert was born on Dec. 10, 1949 in Berlin and died Dec. 10, 2020 at home in Berlin after … Continue reading

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Historical Society Acquires 72 High Street location!

VOLUME 50 Spring – Summer 2021 Awesome News: Historical Society Acquires 72 High Street location! On April 13, 2021, the Berlin & Coos County Historical Society acquired the former Fleury-Patry Funeral Home building, located at the corner of School and … Continue reading

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Letter from BCCHS President

Dear Board Members of the Berlin & Coos County Historical Society, Today we lost a true treasure. Our beloved Odette Leclerc passed away early this morning. Odette was a true friend to the Society and to all of us in … Continue reading

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The Barns JULY 2018

Roland Bourassa made a model of the Nansen Ski Jump now displayed at The Barn JAN ELY PAINTED NEW BACKGROUND  FOR NANSEN JUMP Fun time at the Barns,  something  for everyone, 3 more to go this season Aug. 18 & … Continue reading

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Corporal Pelletier Memorial Day May 28th 2018

The family of Corporal Norman Pelletier, friends and Veterans celebrated his coming home at the VFW in Berlin NH. With a salute from the honor guard and a 9 gun salute  followed by Taps Norman was buried in Arlington 2017. … Continue reading

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New Art Addition

Local Artist Lawrence Richards donated this work of art to decorate the lawn at The Moffett House, we are very grateful for his kindness and continued support.

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Ray Daigle’s Book now shipping for holiday gifts

SMITH & TOWN PRINTERS PHOTO ABOVE with RAY DAIGLE Introduction             For four years Ray Daigle has labored on this book for which I have the pleasure of writing a brief introduction. Ray and I share a love for Berlin’s rich … Continue reading

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Member Passes on

Long time member and friend of the Moffett House Museum passes on he will be missed by all .  

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Northway Bank Restoration Grant

    Northway Bank recently awarded the Berlin & Coos County Historical Society a $250 grant toward the restoration of three rare prints. Two of the prints are an artist’s rendition of a bird’s eye view of Berlin Falls in … Continue reading

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