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Atkinson is located in Rockingham County in the southeastern part of the state on Highway 121 near the New Hampshire and Massachusetts state line. Atkinson is part of the Lawrence Massachusetts-New Hampshire metro area.

Named after Col. Theodore Atkinson, whose farm once covered all of the area set aside from Plaistow that became the town in 1767. He was a brother-in-law to Governor Benning Wentworth, and served as secretary of the colony until the Revolution.

Travel to see America's Stonehenge, in nearby Salem, where you will find a maze of man-made chambers, walls and ceremonial meeting places. It is one of the oldest man-made constructions in the United States -- over 4000 years old.

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08/07 Coming to The area
Hebron Maple Festival Hebron CT March16-17 Each year thousands of people come from miles around to enjoy and experience the weekend of maple related events.
Taste of the Valley Plymouth NH March21 Experience all of your favorite local flavors. Several restaurants from the region will be there hoping to win your vote in the "Best in Show" competition.
Seacoast Home and Garden Show Durham NH March23-24 The 19th annual show features more than 225 exhibitors showcasing the latest products and services for your home.
Green Mountain Film Festival Montpelier VT March22-31 Culture reigns at the Green Mountain Film Festival, featuring powerful programming on a wide range of subjects, interesting and often unexpected guests, and a convivial atmosphere.
7th Annual Great International Spring Beer Festival Providence RI April20 Your Beer Festival Admission Ticket will allow you UNLIMITED SAMPLING of more than 250 brewers, live music, food and MUCH MORE at the Rhode Island Convention Center.
New England Folk Festival Mansfield MA April19-21 A fabulous blend of dance, music, crafts, and food from many lands.