Nonprofit Organizations, Government Agencies, Businesses

Appalachian Mountain Club

Rte. 16 Gorham NH 03581
(603) 466-8104
Founded in 1876, the AMC is America's oldest conservation and recreation organization. Its outdoor centers in the White Mountain National Forest serve as basecamps for adventure, learning and lodging and include a full complement of AMC published field guides, adventure narratives and outdoor skill titles.

Arts Council of Tamworth

PO Box 1 Tamworth NH 03886
(603) 323-0104
The mission of Arts Council of Tamworth is to inspire and empower our rural community through exposure to and collaboration with master artists and performers representing diverse cultures and art forms. School and community-wide artist residencies: workshops for all ages, unique performances, teacher professional development.

Arts Jubilee

Cranmore Mountain PO Box 647 North Conway NH 03860
(800) 786-6754
An outdoor summer concert series bringing the best in live music to diverse audiences, maintaining a family-friendly, affordable admission charge and located at the base of the north slope at Cranmore Mountain Resort, our host sponsor.

Believe in Books Literacy Foundation

P.O. Box 1800 41 Observatory Way Intervale NH 03845
(603) 356-9980
The mission of the Believe in Books Literacy Foundation is to advance healthy development of young minds through literacy programs that encourage early reading, imagination, and physical activity. The Literacy Foundation is a Charitable 501(c)(3) Non-Profit guided by the needs and involvement of the communities of which it serves.

Berlin & Coos County Historical Society

Moffett House Museum & Genealogy Center 119 High Street Berlin NH 03570
(603) 752-4590  

Moffett House Museum & Genealogy Center features artifacts, postcards, videos & books. Open Tues-Sat.

Bethlehem Hebrew Congregation

39 Strawberry Hill PO Box 395 Bethlehem NH 03574
(603) 869-5465
Bethlehem Hebrew Congregation offers a variety of programs in our historic synagogue on Strawberry Hill and in the town of Bethlehem. The 2017 calendar includes the fourth annual White Mountain Jewish Film Festival at the Colonial Theatre featuring films about Jewish life with relevant guest speakers, and receptions on the Colonial patio; and Sounds in the Sanctuary, a classical concert series featuring musicians from the North Country Chamber Players and other world-class orchestras. Books of Jewish Interest Group will meet at the Bethlehem Public Library this year. Available for weddings, bar/bat mitzvah services, baby-namings, and other life cycle events. Facebook: Bethlehem Hebrew Congregation

Colonel Town Players

PO Box 462 62 Elm Street Lancaster NH 03584
(603) 788-4827
The community theatre group (501-C(3)) established in the early 1970's in Lancaster, New Hampshire. The group has continuously produced shows since, usually with a Fall musical and a spring drama or comedy, with occassional reviews and cabarets.

Connecticut River Artisan Group (CRAG)

PO Box 598 West Stewartstown NH 03597  

CRAG is a “grass-roots” organization consisting of artists and artisans. Their mission is to promote the arts and provide opportunities to new and established artists and artisans in Northern NH, Vermont, and southeastern Quebec. They present classes and hang exhibits.

Corner House Inn

PO Box 204 Center Sandwich NH 03227
(603) 284-6219
Displaying works from NH artists made available through Surroundings Art Gallery, and featuring Storytelling Dinners every Thursday evening at 6:30 pm, late October through May. Also live music in our pub every Friday evening 6:30 - 9:30 pm. Call or check website for performance schedules.

Errol Heritage Commission & Heritage Fund

PO Box 100 Errol NH 03579
(603) 482-3884

Family Resource Center at Gorham

123 Main St. Gorham NH 03581
(603) 466-5190  

The Family Resource Center (FRC) is a non-profit organization that opened in May of 1998. The staff at FRC continues to respond to the community's needs and they remain committed to focusing their services and programming on working with individuals and families to aid them in learning and adopting skills that will fortify them on their journey to healthy family functioning.

Franconia Heritage Museum

PO Box 169 553 Main Street Franconia NH 03580
(603) 823-5000
Open Friday and Saturday 1-4 pm (Memorial Day Weekend to Halloween).

Friends of Randolph Public Library

232 Randolph Hill Road Randolph NH 03593
(603) 466-2424

The Friends of the Randolph Library is a non-profit organization of volunteers devoted to promoting and supporting the library; building a partnership between the library and the community; offering community programs and providing supplemental funds to assist in the use and enjoyment of the library.

Gorham Historical Society

25 Railroad Street Gorham NH
(603) 466-5338  

Gorham Historical Society is committed to preserving history and artifacts of the Gorham area. This includes the 1907 former Grand Trunk Railway Station and Static Train display and model railroad. See us on Facebook!

Grafton County Senior Citizens Council

PO Box 433 10 Campbell Street Lebanon NH 03766
(603) 448-4897  

Operates senior centers throughout Grafton County and supports older adults’ health, dignity, and independence through a variety of programs, including arts programs. In the AANNH region, GCSCC senior centers are: Plymouth Regional Senior Center, Linwood Area Senior Services, Horse Meadow Senior Center, Littleton Area Senior Center.

Haverhill Historical Society

PO Box 25 Haverhill NH 03765
Housed for most of its existence in the town library, the Society now maintains a modest history museum and reference library (open May-October) in temporary quarters at 58 Court Street, Haverhill Corner. It sponsors an active seasonal schedule of lectures and tours, and a fourth-grade school program conducted in the Ladd Street School (1849), a one-room schoolhouse which the Society has owned since 1980 and restored.

International Musical Arts Institute

Fryeburg Academy Fryeburg ME 04037
(617) 286-IMAI
Celebrating 17 years of great music.-- Presenting treasures of classical chamber music performed by emerging young artists & musicians of international reputation.

Jackson Historical Society

PO Box 8 23 Black Mountain Road Jackson NH 03846
(603) 383-4060
Our new home in Jackson is in the old Town Hall, which is on the National Register of Historic Places. The Society has restoreed this historic building and created The Museum of White Mountain Art at Jackson. Visit our historic displays, use our archives for your research, enjoy our 19th century collection of White Mountain art.

Lisbon Area Historical Society

PO Box 6 6 South Main Strett Lisbon NH 03585
(603) 838-6146
Gallery Page
We are a nonprofit organization with a collection of 18th, 19th and 20th Century artifacts, papers, books, photographs, genealogies and other items relevant to our area’s rich history.

Margret and H.A. Rey Center

5 Noon Peak Road 35 Village Road, Building C Waterville Valley NH 03215
(603) 236-3308
Through collaboration and partnership, the Rey Center seeks to provide a diversity of quality opportunities to experience, observe, and be educated in a variety of art disciplines.

Mohawk Falls

1478 Route 26 PO Box 145 Colebrook NH 03576
(603) 237-1898
An idyllic event venue located at the gateway to Dixville Notch along the beautiful Mohawk River. Available to rent for weddings and special functions. Hosting festivals, concerts & more!

Moose Mountains Regional Greenways

PO Box 191 Union NH 03887
(603) 473-2020
The purpose of MMRG is to identify and protect important natural resource areas, including water resources, farm and forestlands, wildlife habitat, recreational areas, cultural and scenic areas; to educate others about these efforts, and to join protected lands to form greenways.

Museum of the White Mountains at Plymouth State University

34 High Street Plymouth NH 03264
(603) 535-3210
Free & open to the public, the Museum of the White Mountains is home to a range of exhibits that celebrate the region. See website for hours & events.

Music In the Great North Woods

290 Gorham Hill Road, Gorham NH 03581
(603) 326-3242
Sponsoring and promoting classical music in the Gorham-Berlin-Randolph areas and points north.

National Writing Project in NH

English Dept. MSC#40 Plymouth State University Plymouth NH 03264
(603) 535-2684
Founded in 2002, New Hampshire's Site of the National Writing Project (formerly Plymouth Writing Project), dedicated to improving the teaching of writing in New Hampshire's schools. We provide programs for teachers, students, and community members.

New Hampshire Music Festival

7 Main Street Plymouth NH 03264
(603) 238-9007
The New Hampshire Music Festival is a six-week summer music festival taking place from July 7 to August 13 that honors the tradition of classical music while exploring new artistic paths. The NHMF strives to connect the Lakes Region with an engaging, immersive festival experience by presenting world-class performances, creating strong collaborations with community partners, and offering educational programs to students of all ages.The New Hampshire Music Festival is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization.

New Hampshire Storytelling Alliance

PO Box 64 East Andover NH 03231  

New Hampshire Storytelling Alliance supports the oral tradition of storytelling. Our members include storytellers and listeners. NHSA produces the Granite State Story Swap and the White Mountain Storytelling Festival.

NH Master Chorale

(603) 535-2367
The NH Master Chorale is an auditioned chamber ensemble dedicated to excellence in the art of choral music performance.

North Country Chamber of Commerce

PO Box 1 Colebrook NH 03576
(603) 237-8939
A nonprofit organization which serves its members by way of business advocacy, promotion of regional attractions and involvement in initiatives to foster economic growth in northern New Hampshire and northeastern Vermont.

Pollyanna of Littleton New Hampshire

Littleton NH

Littleton's jubilant bronze sculpture tributes hometown author, Eleanor H. Porter (1868 – 1920) best remembered as the creator of the world's most optimistic character, Pollyanna, 1913. Pollyanna of Littleton was featured on the cover of NH To Do Magazine in April, 2013 and their Centennial celebration was held in June, 2013.

Purple Moose Kidventures & Discovery Center

Kristen Steele Lancaster NH 03584
Small Children's Museum offering classes focusing on music, dramatics, and enrichment activities for kids ages 2-12 and crafting activities for adults.

Sandwich Historical Society

PO Box 244 4 Maple Street Center Sandwich NH 03227
(603) 284-6269
A local historical society, welcoming research and tours of the Elisha Marston House, Quimby Barn, Grange Hall, and Lower Corner Schoolhouse.

St. Kieran Community Center for the Arts

155 Emery Street Berlin NH 03570
(603) 752-1028
Presenting a wide variety of outstanding cultural events for the Androscoggin Valley community

Sugar Hill Historical Museum

1401 Route 117 Sugar Hill NH 03586
(603) 823-5336
The three-building campus of the Sugar Hill Historical Museum reflects the long history of Sugar Hill’s people places and culture. The main exhibit for 2016 is Clothesline, a clothing and textile exhibit which includes table linens and accessories. Other exhibits include the Cobleigh Tavern, carriages, a reproduction of a local blacksmith’s shop, and an extensive hand tool collection. Adjacent to the main display in the Carriage Barn is a model kitchen in which a black wood-fired stove is the focal point surrounded by a plethora of kitchen utensils in homemade cupboards.

The library contains a large photograph collection along with historical and genealogical references. Museum publications and a wide variety of treasures for all ages are found in the gift shop.

BUILD THE BUILDING FUND – Fundraisers for 2016 will rebuild the museum’s building fund. June 11-12: Yard Sale as part of the Sugar Hill Lupine Festival Weekend. Sept. 24: Yore Collectibles Antique Appraisals at the Carolina Crapo Building. October 1: Autumn Auction-Antiques & Collectibles on the Sugar Hill Museum lawn. All Season: Raffle - Joan Hannah pottery. Admission is free, but donations are gratefully accepted. Open 11 to 3, Fridays and Saturdays, Memorial Day Weekend through Columbus Day Weekend.

Taproot Farm & Environmental Education Center

PO Box 245 Lancaster NH 03584
Our mission is nurturing care for the environment by educating, inspiring, and connecting communities to the land, to their food, and to each other in a a holistic manner. Our work falls under three distinct but holistically integrated realms: Food & Agriculture, Education & the Arts, and Ecological and Community Stewardship.

The Frost Place

PO Box 74 158 Ridge Road Franconia NH 03580
(603) 823-5510
The Frost Place is a permanent home and museum for poets and poetry. We honor the legacy of Robert Frost and encourage the creation and appreciation of poems.

The Morrison Assisted Living & Nursing Home

6 Terrace Street Whitefiled 03598
(603) 837-2541
The Morrison nursing home has been providing quality health care to residents of New Hampshire’s North Country since 1903 through its skilled nursing, rehabilitation, long term care, respite care, Alzheimer’s adult daycare, and assisted living services.

Upper Pemigewasset Historical Society

26 Church Street Lincoln NH
(603) 745-8159  

Museum of local history of the area including photos & artifacts from Thornton to Twin Mountain. Open mid-June to Columbus Day weekend; Wednesdays 2-4, Saturdays 6-8 or by appointment.

Weeks State Park Association

PO Box 104 123 Mt. Prospect Rd., Rte 3 Lancaster NH 03584
(603) 788-4004  

Open June-October. Tour the summer home and fire tower built by John Wingate Weeks and experience the breath-taking panoramic views from Mt. Prospect.

White Birch Books

P.O. Box 399 2568 White Mountain Highway North Conway NH 03860
(603) 356-3200
Locally owned, independently operated bookstore that has been serving the Mt. Washington Valley for 25 years.

White Mountain Science

PO Box 671 22 Park Avenue Bethlehem NH 03574
(603) 728-5242
Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math Outreach for students and teachers.

Whitney Community Center

PO Box J Jackson NH 03846
Located in the heart of Jackson, the Whitney Community Center engages the community in cultural, business and educational pursuits. The Center offers a wonderful, multi-use facility, complete with commercially designed kitchen, main hall with stage and seating for 250, and is available for rental. Please contact the for more information. Photo of the Whitney Center taken by Sarah Kimball.

Whtiefield Historical Society

King's Square PO Box 21 Whitefield NH 03598
(603) 837-2466

Open May through September, Thursdays 2 to 4.

Woodsville Guaranty Savings Bank

63 Central Street PO Box 266 Woodsville NH 03785
(603) 747-0477  

Woodsville Guaranty Savings Bank is a locally owned and operated community bank serving the people and businesses of northern New Hampshire and northeastern Vermont. Headquartered in Woodsville, WGSB has nine offices in NH, located in the communities of Woodsville, Piermont, Lisbon, Littleton, Lancaster, Plymouth, and Franconia. It offers deposit and loan services to meet its customers’ everyday needs, and companion services and online and mobile banking that make managing money more convenient than ever.

World Fellowship Center

PO Box 2280 368 Drake Hill Road, off Route 16 Conway NH 03818
(603) 447-2280
Peace and justice intergenerational multicultural retreat and conference center offers educational, recreational, and art on the porch programming daily June – Sept. Sat. evening concerts; participatory workshops from Early Music Week and Singing with Courage to Poetry/Creative Writing, Uke, and Choral Singing. Something for everyone available on 455 wilderness acres with guest houses and campsites. Visit for a concert or for a week you won’t forget!

Art courtesy of AANNH member artist Marek Bennett.

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