Concord is a wonderful city located in New Hampshire, United States. In fact, Concord is the capital of this US state and the most important city in Merrimack County, being its county seat. Concord has a population of about 42.600 residents on an area of 67.5 squared miles (174.9 squared kilometers). Concord was incorporated in 1733 and the city's growth became spectacular starting with the 18th century. Nowadays Concord is an important tourist destination due to the numerous attractions that can be visited here.
Top Attractions within Concord
Capitol Center for the Arts if one of the most popular venues of the city. Within the arts center, tourists will find a theater which features more than 1310 seats and which first opened to public in 1927, but was renovated and reopened in 1995. Numerous shows and stage performances are held here every week.
The New Hampshire Historical Society is a spot not to miss by tourists who are willing to learn everything about the history of this beautiful city. In fact, the mission of the historical society is to educate people about the past and history of this region of the US, through their unique collections. So, here tourists will be able to see numerous exhibits, including publications, books, manuscripts, museum objects, newspapers, and other memorabilia displaying the political, social and economical heritage of this region. Collections also include furniture pieces.
New Hampshire State House is one of the most important buildings of the city. Built between 1815 and 1818, this is the oldest and most interesting heritage places within Concord. However, this is not the only impressive building worth to be seen in Concord. Phenix Hall, the Walker-Woodman House, the Greek Revival house and the Eagle Hotel, are also places of interest within the city.
SNOB Film Festival is one of the most important events to be held within the city. The event was first held in Concord, back in 2002, and since then the city has been the host of independent films and filmmakers, who arrive here ever fall. In 2007 the Red River Theater opened in Concord, as an independent film theater.