Introduction to Litchfield, New Hampshire
Litchfield was originally known as Naticook. The land was granted to William Brenton in 1729 and was soon renamed Brenton's Farm. It was incorporated in 1734. The name of the town was changed to Litchfield in 1749, in honor of George Henry Lee, the Earl of Litchfield. The town is located in Hillsborough County, which was established on March 19, 1771.
Litchfield and nearby Attractions
- Hudson Village Shops Shopping Center
- Litchfield State Forest
- Children's Metamorphosis Museum
- Silver Lake State Park
- Nashua Historical Society Museum
- Robert Frost Farm
Things To Do In Litchfield
Litchfield offers a wide variety of recreational opportunities. It offers easy access to Lowell National Historical Park, Robert Frost Farm, the Children's Metamorphosis Museum and the Silver Lake State Park. The Litchfield Town Park is also a popular local spot. One can enjoy shopping at the Hudson Village Shopping Center, or a round of golf at the Passaconaway Country Club.
Pease International is the nearest major airport.
Litchfield Higher Education
New Hampshire College, Merrimack College and the University of Massachusetts-Lowell are the local centers of higher education.