Thursday, May 21, 2020

Woodstock, New Hampshire

Woodstock New Hampshire lies in the heart of the White Mountains. It offers beautiful scenery, shopping, dining, skiing and some of the best back country hiking in the world.

First granted in 1763, Governor Benning Wentworth named the town Peeling after an English town. Many of the first colonists were originally from Lebanon, Connecticut. In 1771, Governor John Wentworth gave it the name Fairfield, after Fairfield, Connecticut. The town was renamed Woodstock in 1840, for a historic palace in Woodstock, England.

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