In 1772, settlers in southern NH voted to form a new town. As a romantic gesture, the Governor suggested naming the town for his beautiful bride, Frances Wentworth. Later Francestown erected a Meeting House as lovely and graceful as its namesake.
Tour the Old Meetinghouse
Three centuries of architecture and history meld seamlessly in this classic landmark buildingâ€”from earthen basement to bell-tower vistas. Experience the best of the past, online and in person..
At the heart of Francestownâ€™s
charming village, the Old Meeting House has long created historyâ€”hosting celebrations, concerts,
lectures, meetings, weddings, and worship.
The OMH History
One of the oldest and most prominent buildings in this New Hampshire Historic Landmark Village, the Old Meeting House reflects the Monadnock regionâ€™s, New Englandâ€™s, and Americaâ€™s past.
Historic landmarks like this National Register Meeting House merit our lasting respectâ€”and deserve periodic restorationâ€”to preserve the past for present and future generations.