Historic Harrisville

P.O. Box 79
Harrisville, NH 03450

Erin Hammerstedt
Executive Director



Office Hours

Mondays 8:00 – 3:00

Tuesdays 8:00 – 4:00

Wednesdays 8:00 – 5:00

Thursdays 8:0 – 3:00

Fridays 8:00 – 3:00



Meetings & Events

Friends of Historic Harrisville Spring Meeting & Lunch
Saturday, April 18, 2020
10:00 a.m.
All are welcome

Friends of Historic Harrisville Fall Meeting & Lunch
Saturday, October 24, 2020
10:00 a.m.
All are welcome



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Abel Twitchell House, 1774

Abel Twitchell House,1774

Abel Twitchell House, 1774

This house, the only 18th-century structure still standing, was the home of the first settler in Harrisville village and overlooked the grist and sawmill that he built next to Goose Brook. The early settlement was, in fact, known as “Twitchell’s Mills.” It is a wood-framed, 2½-story center-chimney dwelling set into the side of the hill. The façade is essentially Georgian in style, slightly asymmetrical, and has undergone changes over time. Original windows and front entry were replaced with “updates” consistent with later architectural styles. Owned by Historic Harrisville, Inc.

Abel Twitchell House
Photo from the HHI Archive