The latest happenings at Centennial Hall


408, 2018

Milestone Birthday Celebration

Another wonderful milestone birthday celebration is planned at the Hall this afternoon for a former Centre School alumni. Centennial Hall Celebrating the Community Spirit!

1207, 2018

Hitting the Streets

More grants are hitting the streets as we look to complete our "pre-match" for the LCHIP grant application to be awarded in December. All grant opportunities that fit our classification are being pursued.

2106, 2018

LCHIP Grant Application Submitted

Historic Preservation and Restoration Specialist, Steve Bedard and Board President, Marcy McCann, delivered Centennial Hall's  LCHIP grant application and all necessary attachments to George Born, Historic Resource Specialist in the Concord office with 24 hours to spare!! Lots of effort involved in preparing such a detailed grant request. Thanks to all who assisted in the accumulation of data and preparation of material in what we hope to be an grand grant-bearing document!

1406, 2018

Welcome Board Advisory Members

The FOCH are pleased to announce five new members have joined the Board as Advisory Members. Welcome to: Lauri Etela, Lisa Masoulf, Jim Better, Jim Holway, Bruce Kirk.

1106, 2018

Endorsement of our Revitalization

By unanimous vote tonight, the North Hampton Board of Selectmen (elected) endorsed our revitalization efforts and our upcoming LCHIP grant application "so that Centennial Hall may become of even more service and value to our communities". In addition, this project, and the service of the building and the efforts of the FOCH has likewise received the unanimous endorsement and full support from the Heritage Commission (appointed by the Board of Selectmen), and the Historical Society.

806, 2018

Revitalization Efforts

We're rolling into our newest revitalization efforts. We have completed our full building assessment under the direction of Steve Bedard, Principal, Bedard Preservation and Restoration (Gilmanton). Steve has 42 years field experience on all types of of preservation and restoration projects, ranging in date from 1685 through 1930, and is a contractor approved by the NH Preservation Alliance. He has worked with non-profits, museums, municipalities, and the State Division of Historic Resources. Lisa Masoulf, Principal, LM Preservation (Reading, MA) who successfully completed Centennial Hall's application to the National Register will review the assessment to provide additional supervision on National Historic Preservation compliance.

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