A remarkable place to visit, live, or work...Tamworth, NH
Nestled between the Mt Washington Valley and the NH Lakes Region, Tamworth is a gateway to both regions.and sits at the foot of Mt Chocorua.
Tamworth celebrated it's 250th anniversary in 2016, and the best years are ahead of us. Many new businesses have opened, offering places to stay, camp, eat, shop, or celebrate a wedding, family gathering, corporate retreat or reunion.
With its majestic backdrop of Mount Chocorua, the most photographed mountain in America, Tamworth, New Hampshire is a picturesque town offering dramatic mountain views from many locations. Lake Chocorua, White Lake, flowing brooks and rivers, trout streams and ponds all contribute to the natural beauty and scenic vistas found at every turn. Because of its charming rural character and proximity to the White Mountain National Forest, Tamworth provides many opportunities for aficionados of both summer and winter recreation, notably hiking, canoeing, sailing, fishing, camping, and cross country skiing and snowmobiling in the winter.
Tamworth is home to the oldest repertory theatre in the United States, The Barnstormers, which boasts an eclectic summer program of plays. Arts Tamworth supports many other cultural and educational endeavors including music, art exhibits and workshops. A favorite venue for residents and visitors alike is the Remick Country Doctor and Farm Museum, which hosts many workshops, talks, exhibits and festivals in keeping with the seasons. The town hosts Tamworth Family Day with music, food and games on every 4th of July immediately after the annual parade, followed by a huge fireworks display in the evening.
Famous people throughout the years have lived in Tamworth, including former President Grover Cleveland, Henry David Thoreau, and John Greenleaf Whittier, who received much of his inspiration from the surrounding beauty of the town.
Tamworth calendar of events can be found here
Check out this fascinating blog by one of our local farmers, Bob Streeter, one of the Tamworth Farmers Market organizers as well. The Farmers Pencil (Reflections From a Small New England Farm)
Tamworth economic development
This website is brought to you by the Tamworth Visitors Council, an out-growth of the Tamworth Economic Development Commission. TEDC is charged with developing a strategy for the retention, growth and attraction of businesses in Tamworth. Learn more about this award winning organization at their website tamworthedc.com.
On the first Saturday in August,.TEDC sponsors the Tamworth Street Fair, where Tamworth businesses and citizens can showcase their talents, and what their business has to offer.
Here are some pictures from the 2017 event.
Be sure to check out the acclaimed Tamworth Farmers Market, running every Saturday outdoors at the UUFES Church parking lot, from Mid May to the end of October, then every two weeks indoors at the Brett School from Nov thru the Holidays, then in the Tamworth Town House Jan through April. For updated info, visit their website here
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