Introduction to Windham, New Hampshire
In 1719, Scottish immigrants became the first Europeans to settle in Windham. Prior to that, Pawtucket Indians inhabited the area. The Town of Windham was officially incorporated in 1742. It was named in honor of Sir Charles Wyndham, the 2nd Earl of Egremont. The town is located in Rockingham County, which was established in 1769.
Windham and nearby Attractions
- Searles Castle
- Cobbetts Pond
- Canobie Lake Park
- Windham Rail Trail
- Children's Metamorphosis Museum
- Lowell National Historical Park
Things To Do In Windham
Canobie Lake Park is a popular recreational spot among locals. The Children's Metamorphosis Museum is an interactive museum popular among kids. The town also offers easy access to the Lowell-Dracut-Tyngsboro State Forest, the Georgetown Rowley State Forest and Kingston State Park.
Logan International is the nearest major airport.
Windham Higher Education
The University of Massachusetts-Lowell, Northern Essex Community College and Merrimack College offer courses in higher education.