Celebrating 250 years in Concord!

Save the Date! Concord Chats: Our First 250 Years kicks off with 2/5 event @ Merrimack County Savings Bank

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All are welcome to join us on Thursday, February 5, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at Merrimack County Savings Bank (89 North Main St.) for this kickoff to the “Concord Chats: Our First 250 Years” series! We begin with a look at “Recent Books of Concord” – meet authors + editors representing Concord (NH) Historical Society‘s “Crosscurrents of Change: Concord, N.H. in the 20th Century,” The Concord Monitor‘s “Concord 250: Celebrating 250 Years of Concord History,” and “Legendary Locals of Concord” (scheduled for Spring 2015 publication). These authors + editors will share their process, discoveries, and stories. Also enjoy refreshments courtesy of host Merrimack County Savings Bank (The Merrimack), + hear the latest updates on 250th anniversary happenings.

RSVP’s requested for refreshment ordering; please reply via the Facebook event or to ConcordNH250@gmail.com

Mark your calendar for upcoming “Concord Chats” events…

Who: Concord Historical Society, Concord 250, Penacook Historical Society in New Hampshire, Concord Public Library + other community partners…

What: Concord Chats: Our First 250 Years (informal roving history chats)

Where: Various locations around the City of Concord

When: 1st/3rd Thursday, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., February 2015 – May 2015 (with break for summer; resuming October – December 2015)

Why: Share the wealth of Concord’s history, institutional knowledge, and memories with local residents + friends of Concord. Bring our community together in learning, exploring, and sharing our stories.

If your organization or business is interested in hosting an upcoming “Concord Chats,” please contact Kim Murdoch, Concord 250 Project Manager at ConcordNH250@gmail.com


Thank you to all who attended the Th. 1/15/15 Concord 250 Community Forum!

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Big thanks to the 40+ wonderful folks who joined us at the Concord 250 Community Forum on January 15th – so excited by the new ideas, new volunteers, + renewed commitment by all to work together toward a year-long 250th anniversary celebration worthy of our community. Next up: mark your calendar for the first “Concord Chats: Our First 250 Years” event on Th. 2/5, 6 pm at Merrimack County Savings Bank (The Merrimack), 89 North Main Street. Also, be sure to pick up Sunday’s edition ofThe Concord Monitor for the weekly “Concord 250 Watch.” Finally, stay tuned for info. on how to get your 250th anniversary commemorative license plates – design was revealed at the Community Forum + they’re in production now.


Cheers to 250 Years! New Years Eve Gala – thanks for helping make our official kickoff to Concord’s 250th anniversary year a terrific sold-out success!

Want to see more photos from the sold-out NYE Gala? Just click here.

Click here to see more photos from the sold-out NYE Gala!

Concord’s 250th anniversary year kicked off in grand style at the sold-out Cheers to 250 Years! New Year’s Eve Gala, presented by Concord Family YMCA and Concord 250.  Attendees honored our community’s past while strolling the Historic Concord Gallery, and looked ahead with excitement while officially ringing in 2015. Event proceeds will directly support the Y’s Annual Campaign, which makes quality childcare and wellness programs available to all – regardless of ability to pay.

Thanks so much to all our our attendees, sponsors, volunteers, presenters, and entertainers for making the NYE Gala a tremendous success. Mark your calendar for the next NYE Gala on 12/31/2015 – and be sure to purchase your tickets early!

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Concord 250 is a New Hampshire non-profit registered as a 501(c)(3).

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2 comments on “Celebrating 250 years in Concord!
  1. good morning I was wondering if maybe you wanted to set up a table at Relay for Life on June 7 to get people to check out the time capsule you can call me at 6:03 674 3434

    • jennyk721 says:

      Hello Joshua Crowell:

      Sorry for the delayed response – we are just getting the hang of this new fangled website thing (joking). I am forwarding your message to the Board to take up at their next meeting. The Time Capsule is actually being removed for safe keeping on June 6th. Perhaps there is another opportunity. ` COncord 250

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