• Live at 7:30 pm @ Old Meeting House

    unnamedImagine…the Beatles playing together again—and live, right in center of Francestown at the Old Meeting House! Don’t miss this great night of Rock’n'Roll…Francestown style!

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    Live at 7:30 pm @ Old Meeting House
     
  • Bluegrass Returns to OMH

    The Bluegrass Gospel Project will return on Saturday, July 26—by popular demand—for another concert “with Sunday morning’s fervor and Saturday night’s whiskey still on the breath.”

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    Bluegrass Returns to OMH
     
  • Quilts, Old and New

    Gerald RoyThe Fine Art of Quilts…

    September Exhibit, “Quilts Old and New” featuring Gerald Roy, whose Pilgrim-Roy collection of quilts was recently featured at Boston’s MFA.

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    Quilts, Old and New
     
  • 3rd Annual Tour de Francestown

    Bicyclists Unite!

    Fun cycling through the Monadnock region on Saturday, 5/23, starting and ending at the OMH!

     

    3rd Annual Tour de Francestown
     
  • Popular Wedding Venue

    Plan a destination wedding—right here in the Granite State.

    The Old Meeting House has been marrying folks for centuries, and no wonder! This historic venue welcomes all couples.

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    Popular Wedding Venue
     
  • Matt Savage: “Welcome Home”

    The Old Meeting House was delighted to  “Welcome Home” brilliant native son Matt Savage, as he performed work from his latest album and his newly released “A Bigger Celebration,” engineered by 10-time Grammy winner Tom Bates and produced by Grammy-nominated Jonathan Wyner.

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    Matt Savage: “Welcome Home”
     
  • Join Us!

    For more than 200 years, the Old Meeting House has played a central role in the life of Francestown and the surrounding Monadnock region. Won’t you help maintain this National Historic Register building? Become a member, share your talents, contribute to our 5-Year Pledge Drive or one of our many fundraisers.

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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 building—from earthen basement to bell-tower vistas. Experience the best of the past, online and in person..

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Cultural Events

At the heart of Francestown’s
charming village, the Old Meeting House has long created history—hosting celebrations, concerts,
lectures, meetings, weddings, and worship.

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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 region’s, New England’s, and America’s past.

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Ongoing Restoration

Historic landmarks like this National Register Meeting House merit our lasting respect—and deserve periodic restoration—to preserve the past for present and future generations.

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