Newpast™ developed Peterborough 1886, with the goals to educate and engage students, residents, and tourists on the history of Peterborough, NH through a new virtual experience. Using Peterborough 1886, you are transported to another time in history and see life as it once was.
The Apostolic Twelve were a group of twelve ordinary citizens of Peterborough, NH. In 1876 a local photographer, in an attempt to promote his business, took photographs of these twelve individuals in Peterborough. These individuals were not chosen for their prominence but chosen as a random selection. Those photographs have been included in the experience and help guide you through the Peterborough, teaching you along the way.
For those who are looking for a much more authentic look of the town in 1886, without some of the elements of the Educational mode in your way, this is the mode for you.
Follow the Apostolic Twelve as they guide you through Peterborough in the year 1886. Learn about the history of our town through this interactive experience.
Fly through the picturesque downtown area of Peterborough and see the town from new angles. This is a great experience for those who are looking for a quick overview of this town.
See the town as it once was back in the peak of its industrial age.
Then compare it to the modern look of our town as well as other looks of the buildings in the past.