Campton 250 Celebration

Community Day

Saturday August 26, 2017

Get ready to smile and have a great time!

Start with an All Nations’ Dinner at the Campton Baptist Church on Main Street from 5-7 and $6 per adult and $4 for ages 10 and under. Proceeds are to benefit a local charity. The crew at the Baptist Church will be doing some yummy home cooking. While you are there, be sure to take a tour of the church including unique organ. The Wick pipe organ installed in 1933 and restored in 1998, it is the only such organ surviving today. To learn more, check out the Site Marker page at

6-8 Sue Hunt is a veteran country dance caller and will be pulling out all the stops to make sure everyone has a good time. NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY! FREE FAMILY FUN FOR ALL AGES!!! Location: The beautiful Mountain Fare Inn located in the upper village on Old Waterville Road only a quarter of a mile from the Baptist Church. On a scale of 1-10, the Mountain Fare Inn is an 11. We are thrilled to be having this event at a very cool place.

8-9ish also at the Mountain Fare Inn—Live music and open mick. Come enjoy some of our local talent. Also rated FFF (Free Family Fun).

Mt. Washington Cog Railway helps celebrate the 250th.

Peppersass is coming to Campton — September 30th! $15 discount for Campton residents until September 15th excluding labor day weekend.  Because Sylvester Marsh who invented and built the Cog was from Campton, they have graciously offered this discount to us.  In order to get the discount you need to call for a reservation 278-5404.  Then when you arrive at the base one person has to show a Campton address.  This discount is on both children and adult tickets.  Also Peppersass ,the first engine for the cog railroad, will be in Campton on September 30th.

good only for the 2017 season.

  • You MUST call first, 278-5404
  • show proof of Campton residency
  • not valid Labor Day weekend.

Thanks to one of Campton’s most famous natives – Sylvester Marsh.

Peppersass – the first Mt. Washington Cog Railway engine

ON SALE NOW! Campton 250th Coffee Mugs $5 

NOW ON SALE! Campton 250th T-Shirts $10-$15. Contact the Selectmen’s Office for more details! 


Show your support with a Campton 250th License Plate Topper

Stop by the Selectman’s Office and pick one up – $12.00.

Save the dates:

August 26, 2017 – ‘Community Day’. A festive evening of events in the upper village. Start with an “All Nations’ Potluck Dinner”, followed by an old fashioned country dance and end the day with live music and an open mike session.

September 30, 2017 – The big gala celebration at Pattee Conservation Park and the Campton Historical Society. The day will begin with a breakfast at the Campton Congregational Church followed by the 250th Proclamation at the Conservation Park. Live events for the afternoon will include games for kids, historical reenactments, crafts and exhibits.  Evening entertainment and dancing will follow a gala barbecue dinner and end with a grand fireworks display.

Join us for any or all of these fun celebrations.


Thank you to all of our supporters…. 

The 250th Banners were a huge success. The 250th Committee was overwhelmed with the support shown by all the local organizations and business.


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The banners are up!! We’ve started the celebration with the installation of these “show your support banners”. Look for them around town. Check out other “Support the Celebration” items at the Campton Town Office.

A big thank you to TOP NOTCH TREE SERVICE.

Interested in being part of this celebration?

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