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Old Houses (Lisbon, Sugar Hill & Landaff) by Mary C. Brummer
This wonderful scrabook looks like it was lovingly compiled over a period of many years. There are old snapshots pasted in, and handwritten and typed notes by various people. Download it here.
Exerpt from the book, Selected Letters of Robert Frost, Lawrence Roger Thompson, Holt Rinehart and Wiston, 1964, describing an experience Frost had on the train from Littleton to Lisbon at midnight, January 1916. (HTML) Read it here. (Courtesy of Ms. Cornelia Veenendal, Dorchester Mass. The book of letters is in her library.)
2009 Lisbon Main Street Market Research Project (15 pages)
As part of the ongoing work of Lisbon Main Street, Inc., the Economic Enhancement Committee undertook a market research project in 2009 to help build a business development program around the market potential disclosed by the research.
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E-book from google book, scanned from Harvard college library. 1883 NH State publication containing older colonial records.
"the Ravage of the savage Enemy who were dailey scouting among us, having the promise of Bounties for prisoners scalps &* were many times cal'd out on alarms leaving women and Children to hide in the woods to suffer the fear of being slain by the Enemy
That we built a fort in said Town (which cost at least one Hundred pounds to shelter ourselves in) at our own Expence—
That had it not been for poverty (which in many Instances is mens only protection) we should have left the Town and very probably the State long before the close of the war—"
Lisbon was in colonial times named Gunthwaite. Search the book for Gunthwaite to find the history of lisbon.
In google book Provincial and state papers (opens in new window)
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Town of Lisbon annual reports 1891-97
Historic PDF from google book. Births, deaths, marriages, town paupers. School reports. All town expenses are listed(rent for town hall $12.00 a year)