Chocorua is located in Carroll County and got its name from the nearby mountain, which was named after an Indian chief, that carries its own legend (Legend of Chocorua). In several versions, the legend relates the mysterious death of Chocorua's son while in the care of a settler named Campbell. Suspicious of the cause, the Pequawket Chieftain took revenge on the settler's family. Then, in retaliation, Campbell killed Chocorua on the peak of the mountain now bearing the Indian's name.
Chocorua is centrally located between magnificent White Mountains National Forest or New Hampshire's largest lake Lake Winnipesaukee. Take a winter's drive to ski at Attitash.
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08/07 Coming to The area
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.
Spring Plant Sale Westford NH April27 The Middlesex Conservation District will be holding its annual Spring Plant Sale at the 4H Fairgrounds.
Vermont Maple Festival St Albans VT April26-28 Pancake breakfast and maple buffet, the annual “Sap Run” race, exhibits and sugarhouse tours, antiques, crafts, cooking demonstrations, youth talent, fiddlers’ shows, and a Grand Parade featuring teen “Maple Ambassadors.”
Lethal Beauty: Samurai Weapons and Armor Manchester NH March17-May5 A display at the Currier Museum of Art shows the striking duality of deadly weaponry and artistic beauty from the Samurai culture of centuries past.