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$30 each

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The Rye Historical Society is a 501(c)3 nonprofit.

we rely on support from the community to further our mission.

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Our extensive image collection is available for viewing both online and in our museum.

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We invite anyone who is interested in preserving Rye history to join the society.


 Sept. 13rd 2018

6:30 pm

​Rye Congregational Church

Free and open to the public

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Rye Historical Society
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Download our new Walking Tour app and take your audio-guided tour of the "Rye Beach Walk." Find out more!

The Rye Town Museum houses a vast collection of items. Open Saturdays 10-12 or by appointment. Come visit us!

Through special exhibits and regular programs and museum hours, the society aims to engage people in the vital aspects of Rye's history so that current issues may be better understood and future plans respect the natural and human history of the town.

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