Gilmanton Food Pantry And
Thrift Shop Collecting Shool Supplies
We are now collecting for Back-To-School Kits. The GCC Food Pantry
and Thrift Shop endeavors to assist Gilmanton families who need
assistance in providing school supplies for their children’s 1st day
Items needed include back packs, (K-High School), scientific
calculators, jumbo glue sticks, graph paper, index cards, colored
pencils, 1 & 3 subject notebooks, book covers, #2 pencils, crayons,
1” binders, rulers, fine point Dry Ease and fine & broad tip
washable markers, etc.
If you would like to donate a complete School Kit for a certain
grade level, or want more information about additional supplies
needed, please contact Beth Lavin at 267-1934 for more details.
Drop off locations include The Gilmanton School Office at the
Elementary School on Route 140; Gilmanton Town Hall at the Academy
Building; Gilmanton Corner Church; as well as the Food Pantry during
normal hours. We need to receive donations by August 8th. Your
help and assistance with this worthwhile project is most
Thank you for helping us to help the children.
Gilmanton Food Pantry & Thrift Shop is an outreach program of the
Gilmanton Community Church.
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Hours: Monday, 1 - 5 pm, Wednesday, 3 – 7 pm and Saturday, 10 am –
Location: Route 140, Gilmanton Iron Works.
Parking & Entrance: Gilmanton Community Church Parking Lot.
Mailing Address: Post Office Box 16, Gilmanton, N. H. 03237
Tour of Gilmanton Iron Works At Gilmanton Historical Society July 28
The Iron Works Market, still open today, is part of the walking tour
of Gilmanton Iron Works with the Gilmanton Historical Society on
Tuesday, July 28, beginning at 6 pm.
Join the Gilmanton Historical Society for a walking tour of
Gilmanton Iron Works on Tuesday, July 28. Learn how a huge fire in
1915 forever changed the character of the village and about the
buildings that still stand today. Wear good walking shoes and
meet outside the Old Town Hall, on NH Route 140 in the Iron Works
village, at 6 pm.
The program is free and open to the public; donations to support the
work of the Society are gratefully received.
The Society’s Museum, in the basement of Old Town Hall, is open for
summer hours, May to September, every Saturday 10 am to noon except
July 4th and Old Home Day (August 8).
The Society’s summer series is presented on the 4th
Tuesday of each month, May through September. History of Lower
Gilmanton will be the program on August 26. The final program of
the season, September 22, is Exemplary Country Estates of New
Hampshire. For details pick up a brochure at the Town Office and
review the Society’s exhibit on Thomas Cogswell, Gilmanton’s
Revolutionary War hero. Or check the Society’s website,
There is a link on the Town website.
The Gilmanton Historical Society offers a number of publications on
the history of the Town. They are available at all Society
programs, at the Town Clerk’s Office, and at the Brick House in