Introduction to Goffstown, New Hampshire
Goffstown was originally founded as a township for soldiers who fought in the Narragansett War of 1675. Colonial governor Jonathan Belcher initially granted the town as Narragansett No. 4 in 1734. After being renamed twice, it was finally granted to new settlers in 1748 by Governor Benning Wentworth. It was named in honor of Colonel John Goffe.
Goffstown and nearby Attractions
- Goffstown Historical Society Museum
- Goffstown Plaza Shopping Center
- Currier Museum of Art
- Millyard Museum
- Clough State Park
- White Mountain National Forest
Things To Do In Goffstown
The Goffstown Historical Society Museum provides insight into the town’s history. The Uncanoonuc Mountain provides great opportunities for outdoor recreational activities. The Whipple Free Library and the Weare Public Library are ideal destinations for book lovers.
Air transportation is available from Manchester Airport.
Goffstown Higher Education
Higher studies can be pursued at New Hampshire College, the University of Massachusetts-Lowell and Fitchburg State College.