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Hillsborough, NH

About HillsboroughHillsborough comprises several villages that feature Early American architecture, some of which is pre-Revolutionary. Stone arch bridges, built 1830-60 by Scottish stonemasons, are made from locally excavated granite. The town also was the home of the 14th president of the United States, Franklin Pierce.

Fox State Forest, on Center Road 2 miles north, covers 1,445 wooded acres. Its 20 miles of hiking paths become cross-country ski trails in winter; snowshoeing and snowmobiling also are available. Information about local plants and wildlife is available at headquarters; phone (603) 464-3453.

Visitor Centers Greater Hillsborough Area Chamber of Commerce 3 School St. Hillsborough, NH 03244. Phone:(603)464-5858

Self-guiding ToursMaps for a walking tour of homes in the historic district are available at the chamber of commerce.

Things to Do Franklin Pierce Homestead State Historic Site (National Historic Landmark)

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Hillsborough, NH

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