Introduction to Wolfeboro, New Hampshire
Wolfeboro was named after the English General James Wolfe. The first summer country estate in northern New England was built here in 1771. The area was permanently settled in 1768 and incorporated as the Town of Wolfeboro in 1770.
Wolfeboro and nearby Attractions
- Libby Museum
- Lake Winnipesaukee
- Wright Museum
- Wentworth State Beach
- Wolfeboro Shopping Center
- Canterbury Shaker Village
Things To Do In Wolfeboro
While in Wolfeboro, one can visit the Allen Albee Beach. The Bay Street Discount Shopping Center and Wolfeboro Shopping Center are the local shopping destinations. Those interested in the area should visit the Clark House Museum, the Wright Museum, the Fire Museum and the Governor Wentworth State Historic Site. The Perry Hollow Golf and Country Club and Kingswood Golf Course provide facilities for golfers.
Pease International is the nearest major airport.
Wolfeboro Higher Education
Plymouth State College, New Hampshire College and the University of New Hampshire are the local centers of higher education.