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The Depot will be open for visits 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm on

Sunday's from July 22 through September 2.


Pancake Breakfast


Upcoming Events!

Depot Open on Sunday's 1-4, beginning July 22 and ending August 2

5th Annual Chili Cookoff - September 8 - 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Open House - October - Time and Date TBD

Harvest Dinner - October - Time and Date TBD

Christmas on the Commons - December - Time and Date TBD


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 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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