Historic Wakefield NH

 

Directions


Heritage Park is located on the corner of Chapel Street, Railroad Avenue, and Route 125 in Union, To access the site from Boston and southern New Hampshire, take Route 16 North to the Union/Milton Mills Exit 18. Then turn right and head north about two miles to the first railroad crossing where the station is located. Parking is available at the station, freight house, and Union Hotel (Greater Wakefield Resource Center) up the street. To access Heritage Park from points north of Union, take Route 16 South the traffic lights in Union near the Irving gas station, take a right on Route 125, and within 3/4 mile the station will be visible at the railroad crossing. The park and exhibits are handicapped accessible and parking is available immediately adjacent to the station and freight house.

​Heritage park railroad museum 

The museum and gallery at the Heritage Center in Historic Wakefield Corner at 26 Province Lake Road in Sanbornville is open Wednesdays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 12 noon through October 7.

Events 


Visit the H/O scale model of the 1909 era Boston & Maine Model Railroad in the restored 1875 Freight House. Heritage Park Railroad Museum is open Saturday and Sundays, noon to 4 p.m.

Heritage Centre of Wakefield Corner

The Heritage Park Railroad Museum campus, which includes the Union Station, Freight House and 1902 Russell Snow Plow exhibit, a 1950s-era caboose, and, soon, a  Boston & Maine Railroad water tower, is open for visitation Saturday and Sunday noon to 4 p.m., from late June through Columbus Day weekend. 

Freight House

Thanks to all volunteers and visitors for a wonderful 2017 season. Remember, our historic, educational venues are open by appointment to community groups, school groups and individuals with an interest in local history!  The beautifully renovated Spinney Meeting House is also available for weddings and gatherings.


Contact Wakefield Heritage Commission Chair Pam Wiggin at pwiggin@kw.com for more information.


Stay tuned to our website and Facebook page for additional posting on our ongoing projects and events for next season.



Blacksmith Shop

Located on Chapel Street in Union, is open by special appointment.

The Wakefield Heritage Commission welcomes you to visit its historic sites during the 2017 season. Most sites open weekends through Columbus Day. Tours for school and community groups and individuals can be arranged by special appointment. Contact the commission for more information.

Free admission, always. 

With sincere appreciation for your support,

Wakefield Heritage Commission