Introduction to Plymouth, New Hampshire
Plymouth was originally a village of the Abenaki Indians, which was destroyed by Captain Thomas Baker in 1712. Located in Pemigewasset Valley, it was initially known as New Plymouth, after the original colony of Plymouth, Massachusetts. Plymouth was officially incorporated in 1763, as parts of Hebron and Campton were later annexed in 1845 and 1860.
Plymouth and nearby Attractions
- Plymouth Historical Museum
- Squam Lakes Natural Science Center
- Boy Scout Fountain on the Common
- Fox Park
Things To Do In Plymouth
Plymouth offers a wide variety of recreational opportunities, including Fox Park and Langdon Beach. The Plymouth Historical Museum was once Plymouth’s courthouse. The Polar Caves is also a popular tourist attraction.
Air transportation facilities are available from Manchester Airport.
Plymouth Higher Education
Plymouth State College is the local institution of higher education. Others in the neighborhood include Dartmouth College, New Hampshire College and the University of New Hampshire.