Sketch of Epsom NH and pageant written by Loella Marden
Bunker for the 200th Anniversry of the Town of Epsom in 1927.
Includes some Photos.
STREET : Road to Settle Epsom, written for 275th
Anniversary of the Town and Old Home Day, Aug. 10, 2002. Info
on the original 20 home-lots. Maps
East Street - Road to Settle Epsom, NH . 35 pages
and the Stone Wall Era.:
Following East Street, the history of Epsom from the French
and Indian Wars to 1830, including the first church, schools
and the Revolutionary War.
of 12 publications with the history of various parts of Epsom
covering the entire town, available as a web page, and for
downloading and printing, as a pdf file.:
Hall Road History:
Based on memoirs of Benjamin M. Towle, comes this history
of Black Hall Road, focusing on its settling families and
Black Hall Road History
pdf file: 61
and Goboro Road:
History of Gossville from the work of the Gossville Historic
District; Goboro Road on memoirs of Benjamin M. Towle..
Gossville and Goboro Road
pdf file: 73 pages
Rye's Early History:
History of the New Rye District of Epsom including homes and
families and the early proprietors.
New Rye's Early History
.pdf file: 81pages
Also known as Epsom Center, follows the Little Suncook River
and the site of Epsom's early mills next to the later First
NH Turnpike. Slab
file: 59 pages
on Church History
Churches: The Free Will Baptist Church, the Congregationalists,and
the Christian Society at New Rye
First Minister of Epsom - the grandson of Rev. John Tuck
takes issue with how his grandfather was dismissed and how history
treats Capt. Andrew McClary. PDF only - 3 pages
from old Newspapers - 25 pages of news from 1780 to 1931,
including much of 1890's in the Analectra, Epsom Newsletter
and Valley Times
on Structures & Buildings
Falls Covered Bridge: Several
photos and short history of the old covered bridge at Short Falls,
in Epsom, torn down circa 1950. Includes articles by Russell S.
HOMES AND STRUCTURES : Research on some of the older homesteads,
buildings and structures in Epsom by Joyce and Carleton Rand.
OLD EPSOM : Stroll down Black Hall Road, Goboro Road and
Mountain Road as Benjamin M. Towle recollects the old homes
and families. Dictated in 1936, includes many photos.
OLD EPSOM : Stroll down New Orchard Road as George H. Yeaton
recollects the old homes and families living there in 1892.
Includes many photos.
Epsom Public Library
: article by Peg Daniels written on the 100th Anniversary of the
founding of the Epsom Library.
of the Oldest Houses in One of the Oldest Towns : The McClary
House and History from the Granite Monthly Magazine August 1925.
McClary Family printed as a series of articles in the Valley
Times Newspaper in 1868. Excellent description of NH militia
at Bunker Hill. Possibly by John Cate French, but no author
McClary Family History a collection of articles on the
family and biographies of Maj. Andrew, Esquire John and General
Michael McClary by authors Gilbert Knowles, Warren Tripp and
John French. Includes Michael McClary's wife's widow's pension
and Funeral Sermon for John McClary, son of Michael by Rev.
Mr. Jonathan Curtis. Photos. 25 pages
Family - Andrew McClary and extensive account of NH Militia
at Bunker Hill. From ValleyTimes Newspaper. PDF only
on Business & Industry
Shoe Factory :
Short history of the Epsom Shoe Factory and Box Shop. Later
the Barmer Narrow Fabric Co.
Holmes discusses old water powered mills and an article
from the Granite Monthly how Epsom re-invents its industry
from farming to poultry.
DAY BOOK : Activities of William Goss as he begins to set
up 'Gossville' starting in 1855.
about People - Diaries etc.
OF JOHN TUCK : First Minister of Epsom - the grandson of
Rev. John Tuck takes issue with how his grandfather was dismissed
and how history treats Capt. Andrew McClary
of James Babb : Operated a store in Epsom 1819 to about
1830. An outstanding account of events in Epsom. Also served as
Worthen Eastman writes from California in 1869 some personal
recollections of events in Epsom, including first hand McClary
B STEELE 1881 Diary This diary returned to Epsom after
130 years and gives a day by day account of the 21 year
Helen Steele who lived in the McClary house on Center Hill.
Trials and tribulations with family and friends. Transcription
by Ella Van Camp.
SERMON for Rev. Ebenezer Hazeltine delivered by Isaac Smith,
A.M. at Epsom, NH Nov. 12, 1813.
of George H. Yeaton
of George H. Yeaton who wrote down many of his memories
of growing up in Epsom - and many of these are available in
the Historical Association files. Not available in any other
format on the website. PDF only 97 pages.
II - Still more memories of Epsom, NH in this second volume.
Includes Baptist Church History and winter roads.Only available
in this format. PDF only 67
Historical Information in Adobe pdf format
Early Records of the Congregatonal Church and Rev. John
Tucke in Epsom with additional membership records through 1882.
The Epsom Portion of the Diary
of Rev. Moses Quimby from 1850-1886. Minister for the
Baptist Church 4 times, including when the Church was built.
Short Falls Cemetery
Association records, bylaws and minutes 1864-1925. 24
Epsom Cemetery Book Index - combine this with the Inscriptions
of Epsom Cemeteries pdf file to have a complete cemetery book.
This is the INDEX only - names and maiden names when known
with corresponding page in the Inscriptions portion. 106 pages
Epsom Civil War Soldiers includes men with ties to Epsom,
those buried in Epsom, Regiment, Service and Photos. Also
GAR info. 16 pages
Biographies of 18 Notable
Epsom Citizens: Bickford, Goss, Cate, Clark, Doe, Dolbeer,
Gray, Locke, Martin, Philbrick, Sanders, Wallace, Webster, Wells,
Chesley, Tennant & Yeaton. Some photos. 38 pages