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Chili CooK Off 2018

Art Coll was our big winner with "Spider bite"
Adele Cronan won Peoiple's Choice with her "Miss Dells Pulled Pork Chili"
Lily Clifford took home hot stuff with "Chili Chili Bang Bang"



Upcoming Events!

Christmas on the Commons - December 9 - After Tree Lighting

Join us for Christmas Carols, Hot Chocolate and More!


Save the Trains


In the months to come, we will begin a save the trains campaign. As part of that process we will be seeking estimates on the cost of painting and repair work to our rolling stock. If you know a company that is capable of doing that type of work or are interested in helping us with our effort to let us know. Use our contact form or email us at .

Overview of Train Work to Be Done



The Wanderlust Family Visits Raymond

Pancake 2018Joe, Rita, and Alex have wanderlust and are doing something about it.
This week they visited us here at the historical society and participated in our pancake breakfast.
Check out their wonderful blog and photos!


2018 Fairy Village


The Impact of the Railroad on Raymond


Train and Depot Stories from Steve Goldthwaite

Successful Open House


Great Chili Cook Off!

Cookoff 2017BIG thanks everyone who helped out with our 4th Ever Chili Cook-Off!

Top Prize was taken home by Lila Cole and her Sweet Potato and Beef Chili.

Peoples Choice went to Brenda Groth and her GiGi’s Best Chili. The Hot Stuff prize was given to Lily Clifford and her Chili Chili Bang Bang.

Thanks to our judges: Diane DeBruyckere, Kerry Pratt and Bob Gagnon! Also Extra Thanks to Kerry for supplying samples of his prize winning Chili and sliders! Extra special thanks to cook off organizer, Kathy McDonald.

Rotary Club Donation

Rotary LogoThe Raymond Historical Society wants to extend a huge thank you to the Raymond Area Rotary for their generous $500 donation. It will be put to great use in upcoming projects.


Hannaford Bag Program

Hannafor Bags Thanks to Hannaford for choosing the Raymond Historical Society as recipients of the January, Hannaford Helps Reusable Bag Program. Each bag sold resulted in a $1 donation to the Historical Society! The continued support of Hannaford it greatly appreciated!


Memorabilia Donated

CabooseRead the Union Leader story about memorabilia donated by a Londonderry man...



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