Moultonborough History in the Library
Welcome to the Local History section of the Moultonborough Public Library website. This resource includes pictures, documents, and links to other resources for researching the history of Moultonborough and the surrounding area.
Where is Jonathan Moulton?
Click on the gravematter link below and then click on "General Jonathan Moulton" from the list on the left side of the page for Pine Grove Cemetery. There is a link from there to the Jonathan Moulton resources available on the website of the Lane Memorial Library, Hampton, NH.
Moultonborough History Synopsis
Click here to see a synopsis of Moultonborough history books, maps, videos, and CD-ROMs available at the library.
Moultonborough History in the Vertical File
Click here for a synopsis of the Moultonborough History materials in our "vertical file" (library term for a file cabinet). This collection includes pamphlets, manuscripts and photocopies that are not in book form.
MOULTONBOROUGH CEMETERY RECORDS
Moultonborough Cemetery Records updated through 2003 are now available on the Moultonborough Historical Society website and are in a searchable format. If you're looking for an ancestor who was buried in Moultonborough, click on the underlined link to the Moultonborough Cemetery Records.
Claude Rains Grave
Red Hill Cemetery
One of Moultonborough's most famous "residents" is movie star
Claude Rains, who had a summer home in Sandwich, but is buried in the Red Hill Cemetery on Bean Road in Moultonborough. Click here to see additional information about Rains' time spent in the Lakes Region from the library's local history files.
Moultonborough Historical Society
To complement our collection of documents pertaining to town history, the Moultonborough Historical Society has an extensive collection of artifacts, ranging from sleighs to tools, textiles, and images. Click here to link to their web site.
View of the 12th NH Volunteer Infantry monument in front of the Meredith Public LIbrary
View of Moultonborough Falls, looking west from the bridge
Postcard view of Castle in the Clouds gatehouse on Rt. 171
"Cluster Cove," boarding house that stood at corner Rt. 25 and Lake Shore Drive, near Kanasatka
Old view of the "Old Country Store"
Postcard view of the Crow's Nest, lookout where the Castle in the Clouds now stands
Postcard view of a steamboat near Green's Basin
Isaac Moulton house, where Laconia Savings Bank is now located
Island Home, hotel located on Long Island, burned in early 1960s
Knights of Pythias hall, located where Meredith Village Savings Bank is now in Moultonborough village
View from Long Island steamboat wharf toward Long Island Inn
1937 GMC Fire Truck, Moultonborough Fire Department, as it left the factory