Introduction to Littleton, New Hampshire
The area was originally known as "Chiswick," meaning "Cheese Farm." Until 1770, the area was a part of Lisbon. It was incorporated in 1784 and named in honor of Col. Moses Little, who was a veteran of the French and Indian War.
Littleton and nearby Attractions
- New England Ski Museum
- Franconia Heritage Museum
- Littleton Grist Mill
- Forest State Park
- State Capitol
- Franconia Notch State Park
Things To Do In Littleton
The Littleton Historical Museum, Eastman Lord House Museum, Northern Forest Heritage Park and the Heritage New Hampshire Museum are ideal locations for those hoping to learn more about the area’s history. Milan Hill State Park, Echo Lake State Park, White Lake State Park and Moose Brook State Park provide opportunities for recreation to the residents of Littleton.
Burlington International is the nearest major airport.
Littleton Higher Education
Plymouth State College, Norwich University, Dartmouth College and New Hampshire College offer courses for higher studies.