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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Cheshire Mills Boarding House, 1851


Cheshire Mills Boarding House, 1851

This 2½-story red brick building is a handsome example of supporting mill structures. Three bays wide and nine bays deep, it rests on a stone foundation and has a slate-covered gable roof with seven dormers on each slope, a locally unusual feature more reminiscent of contemporary boarding houses in Manchester, New Hampshire, and Lowell, Massachusetts. It has a full basement, four brick interior chimneys, and six-over-six sash windows with granite sills and lintels. Entryways in the center bays of the north and south facades retain their four-paneled doors, five-light transoms and sidelights. For over 100 years it housed mill workers, generally single men. Owned by Historic Harrisville, Inc.

Cheshire Mills Boarding House
Photo from the HHI Archives