Introduction to Meredith, New Hampshire
The original settlers in the are were mostly from Salem, Massachusetts, and the town was known as "New Salem" for a period in its early history. The land was re-granted by Colonial Governor John Wentworth in 1768. The town was renamed Meredith in honor of Sir William Meredith.
Meredith and nearby Attractions
- Wright Museum
- Squam Lakes Natural Science Center
- Ellacoya State Park
- Remick Country Doctor Museum and Farm
- White Lake State Park
- Sugar Hill State Park
Things To Do In Meredith
Parks such as Scribner Fellows State Forest, Wentworth State Park, Ellacoya State Park and Sky Pond State Park offer multiple facilities for recreation. The Mill Falls Marketplace Shopping Center and the Meredith Shopping Center are popular among local shoppers. Local churches include the Meredith Congregational Church, the First Baptist Church and Calvary Bible Church.
Manchester Airport provides facilities for air transportation.
Meredith Higher Education
Higher education can be pursued at New Hampshire College, the University of New Hampshire, Plymouth State College and Dartmouth College.