The Bridges House

The home of New Hampshire’s governor, its people, and its history.

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Tours and Events at The Bridges House

The Bridges House is available for use by community organizations, non-profits, businesses, and other groups looking to host an event in a unique and historic setting. Friends of Bridges House also offers tours of the property to small groups on a scheduled basis.

If you are interested in holding an event at the Bridges House or booking a tour of the property, please contact Jane Hirsch in the Governor’s Office at (603) 271-2121.

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The Bridges House "2nd" Author Series With Best-Selling Novelist Ms. Jodi Picoult

Sunday, April 2nd, at 2:00PM, The Bridges House, 21 Mountain Road, Concord 

Ms. Picoult’s award-winning books include My Sister's Keeper, Vanishing Acts, The Tenth Circle, Nineteen Minutes, Change of Heart, Handle With Care, House Rules, Sing You Home, Lone Wolf, The Storyteller, Leaving Time, and 13 others! Her last eight novels have debuted at number one on the New York Times best seller list.

Ms. Picoult will be reading from her newest release–Small Great Things. She will entertain questions from the guests, and afterward, will be available to sign books. Light refreshments will be served. Don’t miss the chance to spend an afternoon with this best-selling author, and, don't forget to bring your books!


(If you have any questions, or if you ran into any problems when reserving your ticket(s), please contact us via email at or call the web administrator at (978) 808-1066.)


Jodi Picoult's Awards & Honors
In 2003, Ms. Picoult was awarded the New England Bookseller Award for Fiction. She has also been the recipient an Alex Award from the Young Adult Library Services Association, sponsored by the Margaret Alexander Edwards Trust and Booklist, one of ten books written for adults that have special appeal for young adults; the Book Browse Diamond Award for novel of the year; a lifetime achievement award for mainstream fiction from the Romance Writers of America; Cosmopolitan magazine’s ‘Fearless Fiction’ Award 2007; Waterstone’s Author of the Year in the UK, a Vermont Green Mountain Book Award, a NH Granite State Book Award, a Virginia Reader’s Choice Award, the Abraham Lincoln Illinois High School Book Award, and a Maryland Black-Eyed Susan Award. Jodi is the 2013-14 recipient of the New Hampshire Literary Award for Outstanding Literary Merit.



Please Note: A family purchase consists of 4 or fewer people

Want to sign up to become a member of The Bridges House at the event? We will have forms available for you to do so.

The Bridges House Holiday Gathering December 9, 2016

Thank You For Attending The Holiday Gathering at The Bridges House...
What an Amazing Night it Was!

More photos will be posted to our gallery soon!

December 9, 2016 ~ 7:00PM ~ The Bridges House, 21 Mountain Road, Concord 

Thank you for celebrating the holidays with us the New Hampshire way! Our new governor and first lady, new senator and former first gentlemen, and past governors and first spouses, along with the members of the Friends of the Bridges House were so thrilled to spend time with all the wonderful guests and new & pastsupporters of The Bridges House. We are hoping to share many more of these events with our New Hampshire communities.


All ticket sales and membership proceeds help future work and improvements to be done to The Bridges House. We invite you to be a part of this endeavor, to help preserve and celebrate history while ensuring The Bridges House remains alive with new events, new visitors, and new stories. Your support and participation are crucial for keeping The Bridges House the —"People's House"— for all New Hampshire's residents to experience and enjoy.

Want to send us a message? Please use the contact form below (scroll down on this pageit is on the right-hand side); or you can email us at


Contribute to The Bridges House and help preserve a piece of New Hampshire history

The house is listed on both the New Hampshire and National Register of Historic Places.

The photos displayed here represent the way that we hope The Bridges House can look with the help of our donors. The furniture featured in the pictures is, unfortunately, not the property of The Bridges House and was used only for the staging of these photos. We are graciously accepting donations of time-period furniture and historic artwork in order to get the interior of the home looking as elegant as these photographs suggest.


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