Meredith is widely recognized as one of the preeminent towns in the State of New Hampshire. Through the efforts of numerous volunteers, organizations, and town officials, it has earned the reputation as the gem of the Lakes Region and become a premier destination for tourists and vacationers.


Our Next Program:
Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2023

New Hampshire Through the Lens of Music: Musical Tidbits”

Presenters: Local Musicians Janet and Phil Sanguedolce

Location: Meredith Community Center, 1 Circle Drive
Time: 7:00 PM

Doors open at 6:30 PM.
Light refreshments will be served.

Janet and Phil Sanguedolce are a married couple from Meredith who perform in an acoustic guitar/vocal duo called the Sweetbloods. They have been performing for 15 years primarily in the Lakes and Mountains regions of New Hampshire. They recently received the Best Duo in the Lakes Region Award by the Laconia Daily Sun. Notable venues where the Sweetbloods have performed include the Colonial Theater in Laconia and Delta Dental Stadium, home of the New Hampshire Fisher Cats.


Janet has been performing professionally as a guitarist/vocalist for several years. Though she always sang around the house, her music career started shortly after Phil bought her a guitar for her fiftieth birthday. Janet studied studio art at the University of Wisconsin-Superior and Clark College in Dubuque, Iowa. She earned a BA In art education and a master’s degree in integrated arts from Plymouth State University. She is a retired art educator who taught in the Inter-Lakes School District for 27 years. During the majority of that time she taught at the high school level. In addition, Janet was an adjunct faculty member in the Art Education Program at Plymouth State University. She is an accomplished ceramic and visual artist and continues to produce and sell her work privately and at various stores in the Lakes Region. She currently serves on the Meredith Conservation Commission and is a member of the Sculpture Walk Committee and the Greater Meredith Program.


Phil is a multi-instrumentalist and vocalist who has been performing professionally for over 45 years. He has played guitar, keyboards, fiddle, bass, and pedal steel guitar in various bands in the Midwest and New England, Phil is a semi-retired clinical child psychologist and school psychologist. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology from Holy Cross College, a master’s degree in school psychology from the University of Wisconsin- Superior, and a doctorate degree in clinical psychology from Antioch University. In addition to his part-time private practice work, Phil is a teaching lecturer in the Counselor Education and School Psychology Program at Plymouth State University. Phil has been active in youth and high school sports as an official for several years and is currently a trail maintenance volunteer for the Meredith Conservation Commission.


The Main Street Museum is now open for the season.

 Museum hours:
Thursday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.


The Meredith Historical Society is very pleased to play its role in bringing alive the history of the town. Our purpose is to preserve, develop, and promote the knowledge and awareness of Meredith’s unique history to all interested parties. This history is available to everyone through our two museums, our newsletters, our Speaker Series, and through the pages of this website, where extensive town information and historical research may be found.

e-mail: meredithhistoricalsocietynh@gmail.com