Lee Historical Society

Lee Historical Society Publications

The Annals of a Country Church by David Allan

This book was written by David Allan in 1985. It chronicles the history of the Lee Church Congregational from its origins in the mid 1700s until the mid 1980s. The book is full of interesting facts and wonderful photos. For a limited time only, get The Annals of a Country Church Part II compiled by Gifford Wilcox FREE with the purchase of the original The Annals of a Country Church. Part II covers the Church’s history from 1984 to 1992.
Proceeds benefit the Lee Historical Society

Price: $5.00

Available on Ebay

Lee in 4 Centuries by Ursula Baier

This book was written for the Town’s Bicentennial in 1966. The book chronicles the history of the Town up to that point. It is full of interesting facts and photos of the Town. Proceeds benefit the Lee Historical Society

Price – $5.00

Available on Ebay

The Early Roads and Settlers of Lee, NH by Melvin E. Jenkins

This book was written by Melvin Jenkins, a selectman in Lee and surveyor. The history of the roadways in Lee is explored and a brief history of the Town is given. The book includes copies of many old maps of the Town. Proceeds benefit the Lee Historical Society

Price –  – $15.00

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Jeremiah Smith Grange Book by Donna Eisenhard

This book was published in 2010 and contains a thorough history of the Jeremiah Smith Grange. It has some wonderful photos and great stories about the Grange and its members. Proceeds benefit the Lee Heritage Commission

Price – $20

Available on Ebay

Sketches of Lee by Mike Ward

In the summer of 1957 the Ward family moved from Brooklyn, New York to Lee, New Hampshire to escape gang violence. It was an era when racial tensions were high and they were the first “colored family” in the area. Needless to say, over the years they encountered many interesting experiences and created a storied life. They also became respected members of the community, led by parents, Harold and Virginia Ward, a couple with strong convictions and compassion.

Price – $20

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The Early Mills and Industry of Lee, NH by Richard Wellington

This book was written by Richard Wellington, a selectman in Lee and was compiled and researched by Randy Stevens and Susan Wellington, Richard’s daughter. The book covers the mills and industries in Lee beginning in the early 1600s until the 20th century. The book is full of interesting facts and wonderful photos. Proceeds benefit the Lee Heritage Commission

Price  – $20

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Oliver C. Gilbert by Jody Fernald and Stephanie Gilbert

This book chronicles the life and times of Oliver Cromwell Gilbert. Gilbert was a runaway slave who traveled the Underground Railroad and stayed for time at the Cartland Farm in Lee. Proceeds benefit the Lee Heritage Commission

Price – $10