Category Archives: Rochester History

  1. Diary of C.W. Edgerly of Rochester, NH

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    June 7, 2013 by rochesterhistoricalnh

      from the Diary of C.W. Edgerly of Rochester, NH 9th Regiment Aug. 1862 Typed from a hand written copy …
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  2. The Old Allen School

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    March 2, 2013 by rochesterhistoricalnh

    Classrooms in the Old Allen School Allen School in its Early Days The old school had large square rooms with …
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  3. Academy Street

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    February 24, 2013 by rochesterhistoricalnh

    Academy Street In the spring of 1820, a petition was circulated in the town of Rochester and sent to the …
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  4. Dynamite Corner

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    November 17, 2012 by rochesterhistoricalnh

    The information in this article is from The Rochester Courier and from a talk given by Harold Vickery to the …
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  5. Parson Main

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    October 1, 2012 by rochesterhistoricalnh

    A descendent of Parson Main donated $2000 and local citizens donated $3865.  The 12 foot tall base and pedestal were …
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  6. The Dodge Block

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    September 27, 2012 by rochesterhistoricalnh

    Stagecoaches at the Dodge Hotel As early as 1825 a two horse stagecoach ran twice a week between Dover and …
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  7. History of Rochester Opera Houses

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    September 24, 2012 by careysargent

    By Martha Fowler The Early Years Following the Civil War increasing prosperity gave Americans more disposable income and more leisure …
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