Labor Day Trolley Tour
Ride a Trolley to Learn about Rye History
Monday, September 2nd

10:30 to 12; $25 per person

Arrive no later than 10:15 to board the trolley.

Online Registration on EventBrite


​Labor Day Tour Register Here:
 https://www.eventbrite.com/e/rye-historic-trolley-tour-tickets-65135334539?ref=eios​


Or mail a check to Rye Historical Society, PO Box 583, 10 Olde Parish Road, Rye, NH 03870.


Fall Trolley Tour
Ride a Trolley to Learn about Rye History

Sunday, September 29th
10:30 to 12; $25 per person
Arrive no later than 10:15 to board the trolley.
Online Registration on EventBrite

Fall Tour Register Here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/rye-history-trolley-tour-tickets-65726334235

​Or mail a check to Rye Historical Society, PO Box 583, 10 Olde Parish Road, Rye, NH 03870.

1623 Series Schedule

August 22: 6:30 PM
J. Dennis Robinson
Treasures from the Isles of Shoals: How New Archaeology is Changing Old History
Rye Congregational Church, Central Rd., Rye​


September 26; 6:30 PM; @ Rye Congregational Church

Senses of Place: Winter Life on a Small Island

Alexandra de Steiguer, winter caretaker of Star Island, Isle of Shoals


November 4; 6:30 PM; @ Rye Library

The Shipwreck of the SS William H. Machen

Ryan King

Ryan and his team of divers found the 1942 shipwreck 15 miles off the coast of Portsmouth in 2017.


Upcoming Events

Rye Historical Society
​and town museum

News at RHS

NEWS & EVENTS

The Rye Historical Society Board is passionately pursuing its mission 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. This is accomplished through special exhibits and regular programs and museum hours.

The Board of the Rye Historical Society is focusing on a new exhibition, educational programming, and planning for the 2023 anniversary of the settling of Odiorne Point. Following are noteworthy dates. All are free and open to the public.

Join Us! RHS Annual Meeting


Mark your calendars for the August 25 Annual Meeting and History Event!


At St. Andrew's By the Sea, Church Rd., Rye Beach


4 PM RHS Annual Meeting


4:15 PMThe Story One Dress Can Tell: Social Positioning Through Dress in 19th c. Seacoast NH, presented by Astrida Schaeffer of Schaeffer Arts Costume Exhibition & Care.


Light, summer refreshments will follow. All are welcome!