Our Hometown Wolfeboro

Established:  Granted October 5, 1759, settled in 1768, incorporated in 1770
Location:  Carroll County, Lakes Region
Population:  6,300
Name: Named for General Wolfe, who was the hero of the Battle of Quebec
Notable: Known as the The Oldest Summer Resort in America,” it's still a popular vacation spot due to Lake Winnipesaukee (72 sq.m., 262 islands)
Try it: Visit one of the town’s many museums and enjoy activities on Lake Winnipesaukee

Major funding for OUR HOMETOWN: WOLFEBORO provided by The Penates Foundation, McIninch Foundation & Huggins Hospital

Additional Support Provided by: Brewster Academy | GI Plastek Corp. | Maxfield Real Estate | Meredith Village Savings Bank | New Hampshire Magazine | The Village Players | The Wolfeboro Inn

Wolfeboro Community Partners: Kingswood Regional High School | The Town of Wolfeboro | Wolfeboro Area Chamber of Commerce | Wolfeboro Historical Society | Wolfeboro Public Library | Wolfeboro Trolley Company


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Wolfeboro | Love of Lake Winnipesaukee

Wolfeboro | Love of Lake Winnipesaukee

Finding a passion for sailing.

Wolfeboro | Brewster & Wolfeboro

Wolfeboro | Brewster & Wolfeboro

Discovering a broader community.

Wolfeboro | The Village Players

Wolfeboro | The Village Players

A theater takes center stage.

Wolfeboro | Ice Storm '98

Wolfeboro | Ice Storm '98

On patrol during the Ice Storm.


Wolfeboro | Abenaki Ski Area

Wolfeboro | Abenaki Ski Area

So much fun in 200 vertical feet.

Wolfeboro | Welcome to Wolfeboro

Wolfeboro | Welcome to Wolfeboro

What to do when visiting Wolfeboro.

Wolfeboro | Vista

Wolfeboro | Vista

Climbing to new heights.

Wolfeboro | New Hampshire Boat Museum

Wolfeboro | New Hampshire Boat Museum

A working boat museum.

Wolfeboro | History of Wolfeboro

Wolfeboro | History of Wolfeboro

Looking back at Wolfeboro's history.

Wolfeboro | Farming in Wolfeboro

Wolfeboro | Farming in Wolfeboro

Putting down roots and taking up farming.

Wolfeboro | Chasing Rainbows

Wolfeboro | Chasing Rainbows

A theater production that hits home.

Wolfeboro | Dedication to Sport

Wolfeboro | Dedication to Sport

Pushing a wintery passion.

Wolfeboro | Raging Storm

Wolfeboro | Raging Storm

Surviving a storm on Lake Winnepesaukee.

Wolfeboro | Aunt Harriet

Wolfeboro | Aunt Harriet

Keeping up with awhirlwind of a woman!

Wolfeboro | Stamp Act Island

Wolfeboro | Stamp Act Island

Preserving a natural treasure. Photo Credit JIM WHALEY.

Wolfeboro | A Community Rallies

Wolfeboro | A Community Rallies

A town takes a stand.

Wolfeboro | Brewster Academy

Wolfeboro | Brewster Academy

A school on the shores of Lake Winnipesaukee.

Wolfeboro | Generations Coming Together

Wolfeboro | Generations Coming Together

A center brings all ages together.

Wolfeboro | Small Town Trouble

Wolfeboro | Small Town Trouble

Caught red-handed.

Wolfeboro | Pillars of Wolfeboro

Wolfeboro | Pillars of Wolfeboro

Meet some of Wolfeboro's fine upstanding citizens.

Wolfeboro | Natural Inspiration

Wolfeboro | Natural Inspiration

Painting from nature.

Wolfeboro | Covering Wolfeboro

Wolfeboro | Covering Wolfeboro

A multi-media town.

Wolfeboro | Coming Back to Wolfeboro

Wolfeboro | Coming Back to Wolfeboro

Growing up and coming home.

Wolfeboro | Unity in Community

Wolfeboro | Unity in Community

Wolfeboro residents come together.

Wolfeboro | Perform It! Young People's Stage Company

Wolfeboro | Perform It! Young People's Stage Company

Setting a stage for young performers.

Wolfeboro | Brewster & Wolfeboro

Wolfeboro | Brewster & Wolfeboro

Discovering a broader community.

Wolfeboro | Growing Up in Wolfeboro

Wolfeboro | Growing Up in Wolfeboro

From New York to New Hampshire.

Wolfeboro | Hurricane '38

Wolfeboro | Hurricane '38

The hurricane hits Wolfeboro.

Wolfeboro | The Nick

Wolfeboro | The Nick

A field of dreams for everyone.

Wolfeboro | Abenaki Water Ski Club

Wolfeboro | Abenaki Water Ski Club

Competing on Wolfeboro's back bay.

Wolfeboro | The Wright Museum

Wolfeboro | The Wright Museum

Contributions on the home front and battle fields made by World War II-era Americans.

Wolfeboro | Dancing in Wolfeboro

Wolfeboro | Dancing in Wolfeboro

Dancing with heart.

Wolfeboro | Loving Wolfeboro

Wolfeboro | Loving Wolfeboro

Falling in love with a community.

Wolfeboro | Pickering House

Wolfeboro | Pickering House

Rennovating history

Our Hometown Celebration (Preview)

Our Hometown Celebration (Preview)

This special edition of Our Hometown celebrates the first four towns in the series.

Wolfeboro | Aunt Harriet

Wolfeboro | Aunt Harriet

Keeping up with a whirlwind of a woman!

Wolfeboro | Ice Storm '98

Wolfeboro | Ice Storm '98

On patrol during the Ice Storm with Wolfeboro Police.

Wolfeboro | The Village Players

Wolfeboro | The Village Players

A theater takes center stage.

Wolfeboro | Farming in Wolfeboro

Wolfeboro | Farming in Wolfeboro

Putting down roots and taking up farming.

Wolfeboro | Abenaki Ski Area

Wolfeboro | Abenaki Ski Area

So much fun in 200 vertical feet.

Wolfeboro | Stamp Act Island

Wolfeboro | Stamp Act Island

Preserving a natural treasure. Photo Credit: JIM WHALEY

Wolfeboro (Preview)

Wolfeboro (Preview)

Stories about life in Wolfeboro, as told by the town's residents.

Project Overview

Project Overview

No one knows your hometown like you.



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