Introduction to Weare, New Hampshire
Jonathan Belcher, the Colonial Governor of Massachusetts, granted Weare to the soldiers who fought in the Canadian wars in 1735. It was initially named Beverly. The the town was renamed Halestown, Robiestown and Wearestown. It was incorporated under its current name in 1764. It was named after Meshech Weare, the first clerk of the town. Weare is in Hillsborough County, which was organized on March 19, 1771.
Weare and nearby Attractions
- Little Nature Museum
- Perkins Pond State Wildlife Management Area
- Clough State Park
- Henniker Historical Society Museum
- Greenfield State Park
- Canterbury Shaker Village
Things To Do In Weare
Weare offers a number of opportunities for recreation. The Little Nature Museum provides absorbing insights into the history of this area. Camping facilities are offered by Peacock Hill Campground, All Seasons Campground and Skypark Campground. One can also plan a day trip to the Perkins Pond State Wildlife Management Area. The Peterborough Historical Society Museum, the Curtiss Dogwood Natural Area and Mount Kearsarge Indian Museum are popular local spots as well.
Manchester Airport provides facilities for air transportation.
Weare Higher Education
Higher education can be pursued at New Hampshire College, Keene State College and Fitchburg State College.