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The city retains a considerable inventory of fine Victorian architecture from its mill town era.
An example is the Keene Public Library, which occupies a Second Empire mansion built about 1869 by manufacturer Henry Colony.
New Hampshire Route 9 leads northeast to Concord, the state capital, and west to Brattleboro, Vermont.
Route 10 leads north to Newport and southwest to Northfield, Massachusetts.
In 1984 the last train arrived in and departed Keene, consisting of Boston & Maine EMD GP9 1714, pulling flat cars to carry rails removed from the railyard.
Track conditions on the Ashuelot Branch were so poor at the time that the engine returned light (without cars) to Brattleboro.
Since the late 20th century, the railroad beds through town were redeveloped as the Cheshire Rail Trail and the Ashuelot Rail Trail.
In 2011, radical activist Thomas Ball immolated himself on the steps of a courthouse in Keene to protest what he considered the court system's abuse of divorced fathers' rights. The highest point in Keene is the summit of Grays Hill in the city's northwest corner, at 1,388 feet (423 m) above sea level.
The last time a tornado hit Cheshire County was in 1997. The most recent such winter was 2002–2003, when Keene received 112.5 inches (2,860 mm) of snow.A new, annual, child-focused Keene Pumpkin Festival, organized by the state festival's previous organizers, has taken its place in the city since 2017.Settled after 1736, it was intended to be a fort town protecting the Province of Massachusetts Bay from French and their Native allies during the French and Indian Wars, the North American front of the Seven Years' War.Keene is entirely within the Connecticut River watershed, with all of the city except for the northwest corner draining to the Connecticut via the Ashuelot.State highways converge on Keene from nine directions.
Keene is home to Keene State College and Antioch University New England.