Barrington, New Hampshire - Series Complete
Posted by Alison on 4/27/2022 to Commemorative Gifts
Barrington, NH Completes Series!
2022 marks Barrington, New Hampshire’s 300 year anniversary. For the occasion, the Barrington Tricentennial Committee commissioned Hampshire Pewter to make a series of three custom pewter ornaments with one being released each year leading up to 2022.
First Baptist Church of Brentwood | 250 Years
Nottingham 300th Anniversary - Center School
Nottingham, NH Custom Ornament
Nottingham, New Hampshire has commissioned Hampshire Pewter to make a second ornament commemorating the town’s tricentennial. This year they chose to feature the Center School, located on Stage Road directly next to the Nottingham Police Department. The schoolhouse was built in the early 1800s and originally used as a church. Learn more about the Center School by clicking below.
Barrington, New Hampshire - 2nd in Series
Barrington, New Hampshire is celebrating its’ 300th anniversary this year. In honor of the occasion, they have commissioned us to create a series of three custom ornaments for them. For the 2021 ornament, they chose to feature Barrington School.
Northwood, NH Custom Coin
250th Anniversary | Northwood, NH
Cranbrook Tower | Guilford, Connecticut
6th Ornament in Series
Each year, we’ve created custom ornaments for the Guilford Keeping Society beginning in 2016. This year, the Cranbrook Tower is featured. It is a cylindrical stone water tower built in 1869. The tower was built to supply water to the Abel Chittenden house at 1 Broad Street in Guilford Connecticut.
Central Fire Station | Dover, NH
Swing Bridge in Milford, NH
The Swing Bridge in Milford, NH
The Swing Bridge is a 200 foot iron cable suspended footbridge, spanning the Souhegan River in Milford New Hampshire. Built in 1889, pedestrians continue to use the bridge to this day. It's located on Souhegan St. and crosses the river into downtown near Pine St. The custom ornament was commissioned by the Milford Historical Society.
Castle in the Clouds | Gazebo
Castle in the Clouds – 6th of Series
The Castle Preservation Society has commissioned Hampshire Pewter to do a sixth custom ornament for their Castle in the Clouds series. The custom piece we have collaborated on features the pergola located at the Lucknow Estate. It shows a flower lined colonnade which borders the Castle Garden. Click below to learn more.
Vandalia, Illinois | The Little Brick House
Vandalia Historical Society | Little Brick House
This is our second custom project for the Vandalia Historical Society of Illinois. This year they chose to feature the Little Brick House, a historic home built in the mid-1800s. It has been preserved by Josephine Burtschi, a local artist and historian. Learn more about it by clicking below.
Victorian Stroll | Triple A Designs
St. George's 2021 Custom Ornament
St. George's Independent School - 2021 Ornament
St. George's has commissioned Hampshire Pewter to make several custom pieces over the years including keychains and ornaments. In 2021, the school chose one of our own ornament designs and customized it to make it their own. To read more about St. George's Independent School click below.
First Presbyterian Church - Salem, New Jersey
We have made many custom ornaments for churches over the years. Our most recent is the First Presbyterian Church of Salem, New Jersey. The church was founded in 1821 and the ornament shows the ornate building. The church is celebrating its’ 200th anniversary and it was our pleasure to create this ornament for them.
Worcester County Memorial Park
Worcester County Memorial Park | Paxton, MA
In 2021, we had the unique opportunity to create a custom ornament for a cemetery located in Paxton, Massachusetts. This is not merely a cemetery, but a beautiful park and also a community offering vigils, grief groups, seminars, and events. To learn more about Worcester County Memorial Park please click below.
Dover 400th Keychain
Henry Whitfield House
Jamestown, Virginia | The Barracks
Custom Ornament for the Jamestowne Society
Last year, Jamestowne Society exclusively funded the rebuilding of the Barracks Structure, originally built in 1607 at James Fort. They contacted us to create a custom pewter ornament to properly commemorate such a significant historical undertaking. This was our second ornament we have designed for the Jamestowne Society. In 2018, we created a replica of the Jamestown Church Bell which was in commemoration of the 400th anniversary of the first General Assemply of Jamestown Colony in 1616. Both ornaments are currently available for purchase to members of the Jamestowne Society.
Barrington, NH - Tricentennial Celebration
Barrington, NH – Barrington Depot
The Barrington Tricentennial Committee will be marking the 300th Anniversary of Barrington, New Hampshire with a celebration in 2022. They have assigned us the task of creating a series of three custom ornaments, one of which was released last year. The first ornament features Barrington Depot, the town’s old train station that no longer remains.
St. George's Custom Ornament
Portsmouth’s North Church | Custom Ornament
North Church | 350th Anniversary
We have made many custom ornaments for churches over the years and last year we added the North Church of Portsmouth, New Hampshire to our growing list. North Church is a member of the United Church of Christ denomination. The historic building is located right in Market Square, the heart of downtown Portsmouth, and its’ famous steeple can be seen from the Piscataqua River and as far as the shore of Maine. 2021 marks the 350th anniversary of the North Church.
United States Organization's 2020 Holiday Ornament
United Services Organization - Christmas Ornament
Last year we were commissioned to create a custom ornament for the USO, United Services Organization. Collaborating with our artists and client we created a design that depicts the snowy Southern Rockies along with the USO logo. The front of the ornament reads “Colorado” and “2020” and the hashtag #USOHolidays is on the back. The ornaments were sold on the USO Denver website to help provide a "home away from home" last holiday season for service members in Colorado and Wyoming by providing holiday meals, programming, and morale-boosting mental health activities.
Wentworth-Douglass Hospital Foundation's Custom Ornament
Wentworth-Douglass Foundation – Custom Ornament
Last year we created a 2020 Christmas ornament for the Wentworth-Douglass Hospital Foundation. The ornament shows a perspective view of the hospital’s front facing Central Avenue in Dover, NH. In the foreground is a sign reading “Wentworth-Douglass Hospital Foundation.” Wentworth-Douglass is the Seacoast’s leading not-for profit hospital.
Custom Keychains for Axe Handle Distilling
Axe Handle Distilling | Custom Keychains
While most of our custom projects are ornaments, we offer a variety of customizable products such as glassware, pins, paperweights, medallions, and keychains. Axe Handle Distilling requested two styles of keychains to be sold in their gift shop. The distillery is located in Lee County, Virginia, tucked into the picturesque landscape of the Appalachian Mountains. Axe Handle offers both bourbon and rye whiskeys as well as American gin. While a new company, they are growing constantly and even added nine additional employees during the global pandemic. To learn more about Axe Handle Distilling click below.
Vandalia, IL - 200th Anniversary
Vandalia, Illinois | 200th Anniversary
One of our recent custom collaborations was with Vandalia Historical Society in Vandalia, Illinois to celebrate the cities 200th Anniversary. The ornaments were given to all attendees of their 2019 Christmas Gala at the historic Vandalia Statehouse. The Gala was an elegant event held December 6th with food, drinks and live music. The Vandalia Historical Society is responsible for maintaining the Little Brick House, supporting the Historic Vandalia Statehouse, and promoting the rich history of Vandalia and the impact it has had on the development and growth of Illinois.
2019 Custom Ornament | Camp Calumet
Camp Calumet - Custom Ornament
Last year we were assigned the fun task of creating a custom ornament for Camp Calumet. The camp was founded in 1959 and is located on picturesque Lake Ossipee, in Freedom, NH. Calumet is a year-round ministry of the Lutheran churches in New England. The ornament design they chose features a starry sky, pine trees, two figures beside a bonfire and a large setting sun in the background. A small crescent moon is cut out of the ornament. The name of the camp is featured on a banner across the bottom and 2019 is written across the top. The back of the ornament shows Lake Ossipee with sailboats afloat as well as a canoe rack. Find out more about Calumet by clicking below.