Canterbury Historical Society's Revamped Website Launched on October 10, 2014

Welcome to our revamped website site. The new site represents a facelift, but if were familiar with the old site, you should still be able to easily find what you’re looking for here. We’re also providing links to archived postings of our past programs and news on the legacy website for easy access. Happily, the website is only one of our online sites. Give the others—Facebook and our brand new Twitter presence—a look if you’re not familiar with them. They both represent our lighter, somewhat unpredictable side while providing lots of images, area news and happenings, and historical insights. 


Applications Now Being Accepted for Canterbury’s Old Home Day 2023

The Canterbury Historical Society is currently taking applications for exhibitors and vendors for Old Home Day which will be held on Saturday, September 30th, 2023 from 10 am to 3 pm on the town Green. If you'd like to be a part of this fall favorite, please download,...

CHS Marks the Passing of a Longtime Canterbury Resident and Friend

Valentine Galasyn, a longtime Canterbury resident and beloved friend of the Canterbury Historical Society, passed away on Friday, December 2, 2022. Val was married to Aili (Hakkila) Galasyn, a lifetime member of the CHS, for 67 years and was a decorated war veteran...

No Old Home Day in 2021

For the second year running, the Canterbury Historical Society has found it impossible to pull off fall’s Old Home Day celebration on the Canterbury green because of COVID’s uncertainties.