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The Abbot-Downing Historical Society has  completed a 13 minute video  about the Abbot and Downing companies and the famous Concord Coaches. This video is designed to be used in New Hampshire fourth grades during their study of New Hampshire  History. It is however, filled with facts and history that all ages will find interesting. We invite you to view it and to feel free to download it for future viewing.

The Abbot-Downing Historical Society has speakers available to do a presentation for your group or organization. Contact us for more information and to schedule a date







Upcoming events

See us at the Fair

August 29 through September 1

 The Hopkinton State Fair - The barn museum will be open with the vehicles on display - See two circa 1850 Concord  Coaches and other Abbot & Downing vehicles and artifacts  dating to

prior to 1820


September 14th
The Audi Gala

6:00 pm at the Audi in Concord

October 11-12
The Warner Fall Foliage Festival
Downtown Warner - Two Coaches will be in Jim Mitchell Park between the Library and Main Street Bookends.  

The line up at The Concord Coach Weekend at The New London Historical Society

Left to Right - Andover Lions Club #36-XXXVI,  Abbot-Downing Historical Society #XIV, and the Dartmouth Coach

You may also Download the video in MP4 format for playing later. Feel free to show this publicly and to pass on the link.