Introduction to Stratham, New Hampshire
The Pennacook Indians originally knew this area as Winnicutt. The town was also known as Squamscott Peak or Point of Rocks due to its location between Great Bay and the Squamscott River. Governor Samuel Shute officially incorporated Stratham in 1716. The town was named after the town of Streatham, England.
Stratham and nearby Attractions
- Sandy Point Discovery Center
- American Independence Museum
- Moses - Kent House Museum
- National Horseracing Museum
- Strawberry Banke Museum
- Charmingfare Farm
Things To Do In Stratham
The Strawberry Banke Museum, the American Independence Museum and the Moses-Kent House Museum provide insight into the history of this area. The Sandy Point Discovery Center is also worth visiting. The city has hiking trails to Stratham Hill and a number of state parks as well. The Fox Run Mall and Newington Mall provide excellent shopping facilities.
Air transport facilities are available at Pease International Airport.
Stratham Higher Education
The University of New Hampshire, Northern Essex Community College, Merrimack College and North Shore Community College are all nearby.