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(NOTE: The Merrimack Historical Society has Merrimack history books on sale in their gift shop.)
  • Bi-centennial of old Dunstable: Address by Hon. S.T. Worcester, October 27, 1873.Also Colonel Bancroft's personal narrative of the battle of Bunker Hill, and some notices of persons and families of the early times of Dunstable, including Welds, Tyngs, Lovewells, Farwells, Fletchers, Bancrofts, Jonesesand Cutlers (Google eBook) by Edward Henry Spalding, Samuel Thomas Worcester, Ebenezer Bancroft, 1878 - History - 189 pages

  • History of the old township of Dunstable:including Nashua, Nashville, Hollis,Hudson, Litchfield, and Merrimac, N.H. ; Dunstable and Tyngsborough, Mass (Google eBook) by Charles James Fox; C. T. Gill, 1846 - History - 278 pages [also available through Open Library]

  • Reminiscences of old Dunstable, by John Boynton Hill (Open Library ebook), 1878

  • History of the city of Nashua, N. H. from the earliest settlement of old
    Dunstable to the year 1895; with biographical sketches of early settlers, their descendants and other residents.Illustrated with maps, engravings, and portraits. Prepared by a selectedcorps of editors under the business superintendence of H. Reinheimer & co. Judge Edward E. Parker, editor-in-chief; Published 1897 (Open Library ebook)

  • The Diary of Matthew Patten of Bedford, N.H.;The Rumford printing company, 1903 - History - 545 pages (Google eBook) Also found at Internet Archives.

  • History of Bedford, New Hampshire, from 1737:being statistics compiled on the occasion of the one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the incorporation of the town, May 15, 1900 (Google eBook)

  • History of Bedford, New-Hampshire, being statistics, comp. on the occasion of the one hundredth anniversary of the incorporation of the town; May 19th, 1850; Printed by A. Mudge, 1851 - Bedford (N.H. : Town) - 364 pages(Google eBook)

  • Early Generations of the Founders of Old Dunstable, by Ezra S. Stearns, Heritage Books, 1986 - 103 pages

  • Matthew Thornton of New Hampshire, by Charles Thornton Adams at Internet Archive

  • Partial Genealogies of the following families (courtesy of Janice Brown's Merrimack History & Genealogy web site): Aiken, Barnes, Blanchard, Burnap, Chamberlain, Cummings, Fessenden, Fields, Fretts, Gage, Griffin, Hassell, Henderson, Ingalls, Jones, Lund, Lowell, Lovewell, McAfee, Kittredge, Farmer, McQuesten/McQuestion, McGaw, McGilveray, McKeen/McKean, Parker, Sherman, Spalding/Spaulding, Stearns, Thornton, Taylor, Wilkins, Usher, Underwood.

  • Locations of early residents and their homesteads

  • Walking Tours of Merrimack, NH (scroll down to the bottom of the page, two different tours are offered).

  • Also SEE the History section of this web site
  • Also SEE the Records section of this web site
  • Also SEE the For Researchers section of this web site

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