Miller’s House

By - Library Web Services / Archives Assistant April 20th, 2017

An early photo – taken prior to 1878 – of the original Miller’s house that gave Millville its name. Located on the site of the Sheldon, Miller’s House was moved in 1892 to its current location on Dunbarton Road. Read more about it by clicking HERE.

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1883: Crew, Cricket and Cross-Country

By - Library Web Services / Archives Assistant April 6th, 2017

 

This carving by John Gregory Wiggins commemorates the St. Paul’s School Form of 1883. The top of the plaque shows one of the six-oared shells that were raced on Long Pond that year. The “Veritas” shield celebrates a cricket victory over Harvard. The hound and hare represent a vigorous twelve mile cross-country race around the school grounds run by most of the students – the winner receiving bragging rights for a whole year!

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Hockey players on Lower School Pond, 1916

By - Library Web Services / Archives Assistant February 2nd, 2017

 

A photo of SPS hockey players on Lower School Pond – a game against Exeter that took place in February of 1916, won by SPS 10-3.

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Sheldon Library, 1916.

By - Library Web Services / Archives Assistant December 1st, 2016

Before Ohrstrom Library there was Sheldon Library - this photograph was taken 100 years ago across Library pond. It is from a personal album of photos taken around Concord, NH. #ohrstromlibrary #ohrstromlibrarydigitalarchives #tbt #tbthursday #throwbackthursday #throwback #library #librariesofinstagram #sheldon #sheldonlibrary #millville #concordnh #iamsps #spshistory

Before Ohrstrom Library there was Sheldon Library – this photograph was taken 100 years ago across Library pond, but it looks much the same today. It is from a personal album of photos taken around Concord, NH.  Read more about it on the Ohrstrom Library Digital Archives website HERE.

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