Tamworth, NH: A Complete Community Profile of Tamworth, NH.

NH Community Profiles: Tamworth, NH                                              


Tamworth, NH

Includes the Villages of Chocorua & Wonalancet

Tamworth is a town on Route 113 between Routes 16 and 25, fifteen minutes south of Conway. It includes the village of Chocorua (and the beautiful Chocorua Lake, photo below), and the village of Wonalancet, home to many Sandwich Mountain Range hiking trailheads.

William James (1842-1910 - brother of writer Henry James) was a resident of Chocorua Village. He was a physician and trained psychologist, and is heralded as the first person to teach a psychology course in the United States.

The Barnstormers Theatre Company was founded in 1931 in Tamworth by Francis Cleveland, the youngest son of President Grover Cleveland, who summered in Tamworth. The emphasis is on theatre education, and they maintain the "old school" practice of producing eight plays in eight weeks during the summer.

Remick Country Doctor Museum & Farm, 58 Cleveland Hill Road, offers a time Remick Farm Fishing Pond - Click for a larger image!capsule look at the role of a father & son team of physicians serving rural NH for nearly 100 years. The activities include farm tours, educational programs, and meals prepared with farm fresh items. They also hold instructional overnight camps for children. Their campus includes over a dozen buildings, a children's fishing pond, dozens of acres and much more.

The Tamworth Distilling Company opened its doors in May, 2015, and invites you to visit. They produce whiskey, vodka and gin, and have plans for other products. (See photo below)

The NH Mushroom Company, 153 Gardner Hill Road, was founded here and offers tours on most Sunday afternoons. Call ahead, (603-323-0097) to inquire about times, and others days, etc.

If you have a hankering for baked products, stop at Grammy Gordon's, 29 Tamworth Road (603-323-2005). Her website does NOT do Grammy Gordon justice, nor does it articulate more than a fraction of her many culinary treats. She offers savory and dessert pies, breads, rolls, cakes, cobblers, crisps and sweet rolls, including over 70 flavors of sweet pies alone but may only have a handful in the display case at any given time. CALL AHEAD with 2-3 hours notice, tell her what you'd like, and she'll have it ready on your arrival. (We challenge you to try and stump her!)

There are a number of restaurants in Tamworth and Chocorua, including Rosie's, 1547 White Mountain Highway, serving big breakfasts and lunch until 2 PM. G3 Fancy Foods and Gas, 9 White Mountain Highway, Chocorua hides delicious Mediterranean cuisine behind the gas pumps outside!

There are no hotels/motels in Tamworth but there are a couple of bed and breakfasts:
  • Highland House B&B, Cleveland Hill Road, Tamworth
  • The Lazy Dog Inn, 201 White Mountain Hwy, Tamworth
  • (dog friendly)
    and some camping areas: (If your GPS is giving you fits, White Mountain Hwy = Route 16)
  • Chocorua Camping Village, 893 White Mountain Hwy, Tamworth
  • Foothills Family Campground, 506 Maple Road, Tamworth
  • Tamworth Camping Area, Depot Road, Tamworth
  • White Lake State Park & Campground, Route 16, Tamworth
  • For more information, visit tamworthnh.net but do call ahead to the listed businesses ~ we found quality information there, but some of it was sadly out of date.

    Chocorua Lake in Tamworth - Click for a larger image!

    Tamworth Distilling & Mercantile Bldg. in Tamworth, NH - Click for a larger image!

    The Fire Station in Tamworth - Click for a larger image!


    Scheduled Events

      Shadows Fall North   (5/24)
      The Cashore Marionettes   (5/25)
      Paula Poundstone   (5/25)
      Dartmouth Dance Ensemble   (5/25 & 26)
      Dartmouth Sym. Orchestra   (5/25 & 26)
      Lisbon Lilac Festival   (5/25-27)
      Casting For Kirby   (5/26)
      Memorial Day .. Comedy   (5/26)
      Music, Arts & Crafts Festival   (5/26)
      Sheep Shearing & Herding   (5/26-27)
      Weekend Craft Festival   (5/26-28)
      Lean On Pete   (5/26-30)
      The Blues Project   (5/27)
      Duck Race & Music Festival   (5/27)
      Gardens of Jackson Tour   (5/27 - 6/23)
      King of Hearts   (5/31)
      2018 Oscar Nominated Shorts   (6/1)
      FREE Fishing Day   (6/2)
      The Goyette Family   (6/2)
      Night Protocol   (6/2)
      Session Americana   (6/2)
      Wings, Water and Wheels   (6/2)
    Celebration of Lupines  (6/2-17)
      Farewell Angelina   (6/7)
      Civil War Folk Music   (6/9)
      Iris DeMent   (6/9)
      Murder Mystery Dinner Train   (6/9)
      Farewell Angelina   (6/14)
      Girls Guns and Glory   (6/16)
      Murder Mystery Dinner Train   (6/16)
      Sweeney Todd   (6/21-7/7)
      Barbershop is Back   (6/22)
      Food Truck Festival   (6/22)
      Rhiannon Giddens   (6/22)
      'Fore the Kids' Golf Classic   (6/23)
      New England Brewfest   (6/23)
      Arts Festival   (6/23-24)
      Gail Archer, Organist   (6/24)
      Youth Ensemble   (6/28)
      SitS: Matthew Odell   (6/29)
      Asleep at the Wheel   (6/30)
      Firecracker Express   (7/4)
      The Little Red Wagon   (7/5)
      Devon Gilfillian   (7/6)
      Triathlon & Duathlon   (7/7)
      Gentri: The Gentlemen Trio   (7/13)
      SitS: Bernard Rose & Anna Lim   (7/13)
      REEL Outdoors: Mountain   (7/13)
      37th Annual Prouty   (7/13-14)
      Curtains   (7/13-15 & 19-21)
      Day Out With Thomas   (7/13-15)
      Natalie Gelman   (7/14)
      Garden Tour & Tea   (7/15)

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