‘Mission Statement’

To work for the benefit of the people of Maghera and surrounding districts by raising awareness of the importance of their history, culture and heritage, and by seeking to preserve all that is best in their heritage for the benefit of future generations.

Purpose and Aims

i) To promote awareness among the people who live in, or visit Maghera and the surrounding districts, of the value and importance of the local history, heritage and culture of the area.
ii) To provide a suitable centre in Maghera where information, records, publications, photographs, memorabilia, folk memories and artefacts, connected with the history, culture and heritage of the town and surrounding districts can be collected, preserved and displayed and consulted in a venue that is open to the public.

Become a member of the Maghera Historical Society and gain access to privileged content on the MHS website and come join us at our meetings and talks.