Jaffrey Anniversaries

Updated: 20 January 2017



The Town of Jaffrey was incorporated on August 17, 1773.


CENTENNIAL (100 Years—August 1873):
Jaffrey Centennial. Proceedings of the Centennial Celebration of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Incorporation of the Town of Jaffrey, N.H., August 20, 1873.

QUASQUI-CENTENNIAL (125 Years—August 1898):
SESQUI-CENTENNIAL (150 Years—August 1923):
Sesqui-centennial of Jaffrey New Hampshire 1773-1923. (program)

See the following newspapers:

Monadnock Breeze, Friday, August 10, 1923

Peterborough Transcript, Thursday, August 23, 1923

Monadnock Breeze, Friday, August 24, 1923.
QUARTOSEPT-CENTENNIAL (175 Years—August 1948):
Souvenir Program of the 175th Anniversary the Town of Jaffrey New Hampshire.

See the following newspapers:

The Jaffrey Recorder and Monadnock Breeze, Friday, August 20, 1948

Peterborough Transcript, Thursday, August 26, 1948

The Jaffrey Recorder and Monadnock Breeze, Friday, August 27, 1948


BI-CENTENNIAL (200 Years—August 1973):
Bicentennial Events—schedule from the January 18, 1973 Ledger.

Souvenir Program of the Bicentennial of the Town of Jaffrey New Hampshire.

See the following newspapers:

Peterborough Transcript, 1973. Special Bicentennial Supplement.

Monadnock Ledger, August 16, 1973. Bicentennial Fashion Show at Meetinghouse.

Peterborough Transcript Jaffrey Recorder and Monadnock Breeze, August 16, 1973. Bicentennial Fashion Show at Meetinghouse.

Peterborough Transcript, August 16, 1973. Bicentennial Fashion Show at Meetinghouse.

Monadnock Ledger, Thursday, August 23, 1973. Jaffrey Bicentennial.

QUASQUIBI-CENTENNIAL (225 Years—August 1998):
SESTER-CENTENNIAL (250 Years—August 2023):


The following need to be added or investigated:
• Speeches
• Town history chapters
• Books or booklets
• Parades
• Dances
• Events
• Souvenirs