Holderness, New Hampshire
The Town of Holderness is in central New Hampshire, nestled between the foothills of the White Mountains and the shores of the Squam Lakes. The town of 2,108 residents is small and largely rural; the breathtaking natural beauty of the lakes and mountains is what draws visitors and residents alike all year round.
Holderness and the surrounding towns have wonderful educational, cultural, and commercial assets; shopping, theater, music, restaurants, galleries, and bookstores are within a few miles of Holderness Village. The Squam Lakes Science Center is also located here; the organization brings together live animal exhibits, natural science education programs, an informal public garden, and lake cruises.
The famous film, On Golden Pond, staring Katharine Hepburn and Henry Fonda (in his final acting performance) was set in the town of Holderness in 1981.
Resident students attend Holderness Central School through grade 8 then move on Plymouth Regional High School in Plymouth. Holderness School is a private instituition for grades 9-12 that aims to better prepare students for college and life.
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