Claremont is a small part of Sullivan County, in New Hampshire, the United States of America. Established in 1762 by Moses Spafford and David Lynde, Claremont New Hampshire received its name in honor of the country house of Thomas Pelham-Holles, who was Earl of Clare. The city of Claremont has about 13.000 residents and an area of 44 squared miles. Some of the notable residents of Claremont New Hampshire include football coach Doug Berry, detective Derastus Clapp, minister Franceway Ranna Cossitt, poet Jeniffer Militello, golfer Kirk Hanefeld and novelist Constance Fenimore Woolson. If you plan to visit the area do not miss some attractions of Claremont New Hampshire.
Top Attractions within Claremont
Claremont Historical Society and Museum acts as a promoter of the history of Claremont thanks to lectures and events. At the museum, you can see Claremont related items, perfectly kept and also other memorabilia related to this wonderful town.
The Historic Claremont Opera House is located in the city hall building since June 22nd 1897. The style of the beautiful historic building is Italian Renaissance Revival and the architecture jewelry was designed by Charles A. Rich. This is the perfect place in Claremont not only to admire great architecture, but also to be a part of the audience of great opera shows.
Twin State Speedway is a racing track from Claremont. This is the track where NASCAR Grand Champion 2002 - Peter Daniels, trained for the famous race he won. The track is the property of the Fleury family since 1947.
Union Episcopal Church is also known as the English Church among locals. This old church, built in 1773, is the oldest Episcopal church still standing in the New Hampshire County. Thanks to its historical importance, the building is listed since 1980 in the National Register of Historic Places.