Introduction to Bow, New Hampshire
Bow, a town in Merrimack County, was incorporated in 1727. It was one of the many towns formed to ease the population pressure of Seacoast. It is said that the town came to be known as Bow because of its establishment in the form of an arch in the Merrimack River. One of the first settlements in the town was known as Bow Mills. This section comprises the Sawmill and Gristmill.
Bow and nearby Attractions
- Henniker Historical Society
- Miller State Park
- Museum of New Hampshire History
- Rollins State Park
- Millyard Museum
- Clough State Park
Things To Do In Bow
Clough State Park, Greenfield State Park, Rollins State Park and Miller State Park offer opportunities for fishing, boating, camping, swimming, hiking and picnicking. The Millyard Museum, the Franco-American Center and the New Hampshire Historical Society are some of the local museums and historical sites.
Manchester Airport is nearby.
Bow Higher Education
Nearby colleges and universities include New Hampshire College, Plymouth State College, the University of New Hampshire-Main Campus and Merrimack College.