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Department of Cultural Resources


As of July 1, 2017 and the adoption of the New Hampshire’s state budget for Fiscal Year 2018-2019, the Department of Cultural Resources' four divisions - listed in the navigation bar at the left - have combined with the Division of Parks & Recreation and Division of Forest & Lands (both formerly divisions of the Department of Resources and Economic Development) to form the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources.

OUR MISSION is to protect, preserve, promote and manage the State’s natural, recreational and cultural resources to support New Hampshire’s high quality of life and strengthen the experiences of our residents and guests.

We expect to develop a new website in the near future that will reflect this change. Thank you for your patience.

::N.H. Department of Natural & Cultural Resources' Latest News::

OP-ED: NH public libraries: Your local source to borrow downloadable eBooks and audiobooks

Bruins mascot Blades will show reading is cool at NH public libraries this summer

Portstmouth Downtown Historic District named to National Register of Historic Places

Nominations open for 2017 Governor’s Arts Awards

This year's Summer Reading Program focus: 'Build a Better World'

Archaeology field school openings near capacity for Summer 2017

NH High School Short Film Festival announces 2017 winners

Photographer Gary Samson named NH Artist Laureate

‘My New Hampshire’ map updates make it easier to find, post favorite historic places

MEETING NOTICE: Meeting of the NH Commission on Native American Affairs, July 11, 2017

NH State Library first in the nation; Celebrates 300 years in 2017

VISIT the NH State Library's 300th Anniversary webpage

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