The Jaffrey Center Village Improvement Society
Jaffrey Center Village Improvement Society, PO Box 722, Jaffrey, NH 03452
Photo by Sean Driscoll. Creative Commons   

Welcome to the JCVIS

Community members entering The Meetinghouse for the 4th of July reading of the Declaration of Independence. Come join us for the 2017 reading and the Ice Cream social in the horsesheds afterwards.

The Jaffrey Center VIS, organized in 1906, maintains at private expense Melville Academy, the Horsesheds behind the 1775 Meetinghouse and 22.5 acres of parks and commons open to the public in the Jaffrey Center National Historic District. It also organizes a Spring and Fall cleanup, a variety of community events and assists the Town in maintaining the Meetinghouse. It maintains a website, www.jcvis.org, and operates the Melville Academy Museum, which is open on summer weekends.

 

Horsesheds

Help! We need a new roof.” Find out about the maintenance project the JCVIS is about to undertake.Information about the project will be available during the Ice Cream social after the Fourth of July reading at The Meetinghouse.

Melville Museum

Melville Academy Museum opened its 98th season on July 1, featuring new exhibits and a guide to this intriguing local history museum (view press release). Admission is free; donations are gratefully accepted.

Annual Meeting

The JCVIS Annual Meeting at Melville Academy is Sunday, Aug. 20 at 4 pm. The meeting will be followed by the 10th annual potluck Picnic and cookout in Centennial Park at 5:30 pm