Public Notice - Boston Post Cane Recipient - 10/05/2023

Goffstown seeks oldest resident for Boston Post Cane

The Town of Goffstown seeks the oldest resident in the Town of Goffstown. If you are living in a Goffstown nursing home, you are eligible for this distinction if you resided in Goffstown prior to entering the nursing home.

The previous holder of the Boston Post Cane passed away just a day shy of her 103rd birthday. The Select Board will hold open the nomination period until November 3, 2023. Selection of the oldest nominated person is anticipated to be approved at a Select Board meeting as soon as possible.

If you would like more information about the history of the Boston Post cane, please read the article entitled BOSTON POST CANE HISTORY & GUIDELINES available on the Town website.

Please contact Kathryn Fisher at 497-8990 Ext. 100 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you know anyone who may be eligible for this award. Nominations must be submitted by a family member. You will need to provide the person’s name, address, phone number and date of birth.