Our Hometown Peterborough

No one knows your hometown like you.

Established: 1760
Location: Hillsborough County, Monadnock Region
Population: 6,300
Name: Believed to be named in honor of Earl of Peterborough
Notable: Also known as Thornton Wilder's Our Town inspiration; home of esteemed McDowell Artists Colony
Try it: Peterborough Players Theatre, Toadstool Bookshop, Mt. Monadnock

Major funding for OUR HOMETOWN: PETERBOROUGH provided by New Hampshire Ball Bearings, Inc. & Samuel P. Hunt Foundation Challenge Grant

Additional support provided by: Depot Square, Waterhouse, The Pertersons Country Real Estate Inc., Jeff & Martha Crocker, Runyon Law Office PLLC, Monadnock Oil & Vinegar Co.

Peterborough Community Partners: All Saints' Episcopal Church, Harlow's Pub, Mariposa Museum & World Culture Center, Marzano's Trattoria, The Monadnock Center for History & Culture, Peterborough Community Theatre, Peterborough Town Library, The MacDowell Colony


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