19 Grove St. ~ PO Box 58 ~ Peterborough, NH 03458 ~ 603-924-3235 

We will be closed on the following Wednesdays: Feb. 17, Feb. 24, March 3, and March 10.

Please note face masks are required to visit the Monadnock Center. 

Archives Research is now by appointment only. Please contact us at (603) 924-3235 to schedule an appointment.

Michelle Stahl

Michelle Stahl

Executive Director

Michelle Stahl began working for the Peterborough Historical Society in 1998 and was named Executive Director in 2001. Michelle is responsible for all aspects of the operations including programming, development, collections and facilities management. A graduate of Smith College with a degree in Art History, Michelle pursued graduate studies at Boston University. Her research has focused on American painting and photography of the 19th and 20th centuries and American folk art. She has guided the organization through the exciting transitioning to the Monadnock Center for History and Culture.

Shauna WhittemoreShauna Hautanen

Assistant for Administration and Development

Shauna manages the business side of the Monadnock Center from managing membership and fundraising efforts to tracking gifts to the Center’s collections. Before joining the staff, Shauna volunteered at the Monadnock Center for six years. She has worked on everything from research projects, mailings, and programs to helping with new exhibits. Her multifaceted knowledge of what goes on makes her an invaluable team member.

When Shauna is not at the Monadnock Center she enjoys coaching both field hockey and softball.