Where in New England Am I?
Westmoreland, NH- Cheshire County, pop 1,747 in 2000. It was originally known as “Great Meadows.” One of Paul Revere’s bells hangs in the Park Hill meetinghouse. A notable inhabitant is the oldest living resident of the United States, Mary Josephine Ray.
Whitefield, NH-Coos County, pop 2,038 in 2000. It was known as Whitefields until its incorporation. It was the last town granted two years before the signing of the Declaration of Independence. It houses Hazens.
Wilmot, NH-Merrimack, NH, pop 1,1,44 in 2000. It was originally part of New London and Kearsarge Gore. It houses North Wilmot, Wilmot Flat, Winslow State Park and part of Gile State Forest. Notable inhabitants include poet and translator, Jane Kenyon and US Poet Laureate, Donald Hall.
Wilton, NH -Hillsborough County, 3,743 in 2000. It has been known as “Salem-Canada,” and “Number 2.” It was probably named after England’s sculpture, Sir Joseph Wilton, whose coach design was the model for the “Concord” coach.”
Winchester, NH-Cheshire County, pop 4,144 in 2000. It was originally known as Arlington Plantation. It houses Ashuelot, Camp Forest Lake, Curtis Corner, Scotland, two covered bridges, part of Pisgah State Park and the oldest church in Cheshire County. In the 1830’s it was known for being one of the nation’s first manufacturers of musical instruments. It is the birthplace of US Senator for New York, Henry Ashley. Other notable inhabitants include Roman Catholic author, Michael Dubruiel; Connecticut governor, Marshall Jewell and Rough Rider commander and Chief of Staff of the US Army, Leonard Wood.
Windham, NH-Rockingham County, pop 10,709 in 2000. It was originally a parish of Londonderry. It houses West Windham and Windham Depot. It is the birthplace of New Hampshire governor, Samuel Dinsmoor. Other notable inhabitants include “Godsmack” rock band vocalist, Sully Erna and actress /vocalist, Jillian Wheeler (Mystic River.)
Windsor, NH-Hillsborough County, pop 201 in 2000. It was originally known as Campbell’s Grove. It is New Hampshire’s smallest town south of the White Mountains.
Wolfeboro, NH-Carroll County, pop 6,083 in 2000. It houses East Wolfeboro, Fernald, Keewayden, North Wolfeboro, South Wolfeboro, Stockbridge Corner, Wolfeboro Center, Wolfeboro Falls, Cotton Valley Station, Wentworth State Park, and the first summer country estate in New England, Kingswood. It is known as “The Oldest Summer Resort in America”. Many visitors to the area have included Monaco’s Prince Rainier and Princess Grace; Kurt Vonnegut, Drew Barrymore, Jimmy Fallon, and French president Nicolas Sarkozy.
Woodstock, NH-Grafton County, pop 1,139 in 2000. It has been known as Peeling and Fairfield. It houses Fairview, Lost River, North Woodstock, Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest, parts of the White Mountain National Forest, and part of the Appalachian Trail. It remains a tourist destination today.
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