Francestown Improvement & Historical Society
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
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Proud Recipient of a 2015 LCHIP Grant
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 Beehive Museum 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 2000 fireworks and US flags on utility poles and holiday welfare baskets.

F.I.H.S. supports other Town Organizations:
Provided start-up funds for the Francestown News, Community Suppers, 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, Fire Department and Auxiliary, the Garden Club, the Recreation Committee and the Vehicular Museum.
The Francestown Village Store
The 200+ year-old Village Store and the Three Sister's Building has been renovated
 and is now open with three tenants.
Micheal White, Financial Adviser, Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc.
Rosemary Conroy, Fine Arts Gallery, Studio B
Francestown Village Store, Phillip Lawrence, proprietor, beer, wine and provisions.