PHOTOS: Touring the New Hampshire Historical Society

  • ABOVE: A tour group gathers on the second floor in front of the oculus, the circular opening defined by the skylight, at the New Hampshire Historical Society on Park Street in Concord on Friday. BOTTOM LEFT: Tom Fisk gives a tour of the Society’s historic Park Street building in Concord. Behind him is a tall case clock built in 1815 and a desk built in 1762. BOTTOM RIGHT: A period dress is flanked by two chests of drawers - a 1782 original (right) and its historical reproduction. Photos by ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff

  • Tom Fisk gives a tour of the New Hampshire Historical Society's historic Park Street building in Concord on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017. Behind him is a tall case clock built in 1815 and a desk built in 1762. (ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff)

  • A period dress is flanked by two chests of drawers - a 1782 original (right) and its historical reproduction - at the New Hampshire Historical Society's historic Park Street building in Concord on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017. (ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff)

Monitor staff
Published: 2/17/2017 11:20:02 PM

Tom Fisk has been a volunteer tour guide for seven years. On Friday, he led a small group of visitors up a familiar grand staircase at the New Hampshire Historical Society to an exhibition room and painting gallery, giving detailed stories of the abundant art, architecture and artifacts along the way.




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