Francestown Improvement & Historical Society
Proud Recipient of a 2015 LCHIP Grant
Connecting People to the Past and
To Our Community Today
The Francestown Improvement and Historical Society is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 147 Francestown, New Hampshire 03043
Every day in Francestown, you'll see, touch, play on or simply enjoy
something made better by F.I.H.S.!
Through the years, FIHS has played a key role in funding a wide range of community projects.
F.I.H.S. has supported the recreational needs of our kids and community by donating, underwriting or contributing to:
Underhill Ballfield, Soccer Fields, Skateboard Ramps, Tennis Courts and Hard Courts, Scoby Pond Beach renovations and raft, Bixby Mill Skating Pond, and Summer Camp scholarships.
F.I.H.S. helps to keep our town's rich history alive by:
Maintaining the Historical Rooms full of amazing artifacts, producing Historical Educational Programs, restoring the Horsesheds, Town Hall Annex, Concord Coach, the Fairbank Scales and the reproduction of the Town Hall Eagle.
Around Francestown F.I.H.S. has:
Donated Town signs, park benches, and flag poles; helped restore the Sleeper Cemetery; provided seasonal flowers around town, holiday wreaths for Town buildings, Christmas tree lights, Francestown 200 fireworks and patriotic flags and holiday welfare baskets.
F.I.H.S. supports other Town Organizations:
Provided start-up funds for the Francestown News and the Garden Club. Supported organizations such as The Community Church, Old Meeting House, The G.H. Bixby Memorial Library, Community Theatre, Pre-School, PTO, Recreation Committee, and the Vehicular Museum.