Introduction to Merrimack, New Hampshire
The community was originally settled in by Europeans in the late 17th century. At that time, the area was in dispute between the Massachusetts Bay Colony and the Province of New Empire. In 1746, the community was officially incorporated. It was named after the Merrimack River.
Merrimack and nearby Attractions
- Millyard Museum
- Nashua Historical Society Museum
- Marshall State Forest
- Currier Museum of Art
- Clough State Park
- Greenfield State Forest
Things To Do In Merrimack
The area has several parks, including the Veterans Memorial Park, Wasseman Park and Kids Kove, which all offer a number of recreational facilities. Local churches include the First Congregational Church, the South Merrimack Congregational Church, the Faith Episcopal Church and Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church. Pennichuck Square Shopping Center, The Commons Shopping Center and the Merrimack Village Mall provide shopping opportunities to the residents of Merrimack.
Flights are available from Manchester Airport.
Merrimack Higher Education
Thomas More College of Arts is the local institution of higher education. Others in the neighborhood include New Hampshire College, Fitchburg State College, Merrimack College, the University of Massachusetts-Lowell and Northern Essex Community College.