Introduction to Pembroke, New Hampshire
Pembroke was originally known as "Lovewell’s Town," and was first granted charter in 1728. The town was named after Captain John Lovewell. The city was then renamed Suncook. Colonial Governor Benning Wentworth incorporated the town in 1759.
Pembroke and nearby Attractions
- New Hampshire Historical Society
- Clough State Park
- Henniker Historical Society Museum
- Bear Brook State Park
- Rollins State Park
- Mount Kearsarge Indian Museum
Things To Do In Pembroke
Hillside Baptist Church and Saint Michael’s Church are the local houses of worship. Cardigan State Park, Rhododendron State Park, Wellington State Park and Greenfield State Park offer multiple recreational opportunities to the residents of Pembroke. Those interested in the region’s history should visit the American Independence Museum, the Children’s Museum of Portsmouth and the Museum of Printing.
Manchester Airport offers facilities for air transportation.
Pembroke Higher Education
Higher education is provided by institutions like New Hampshire College, Merrimack College, Fitchburg State College and the University of New Hampshire.