Granted in 1748 this town was named Sanborntown after John Sanborn, a close friend of Governor Benning Wentworth.It was one of the first four towns to be given a charter by the Masonian Propietors. The Town was the site of the Colonial Army’s Winter Quarters during the Canadien expedition in 1746. Sanbornton includes the villages of North Sanbornton and Gaza named for the biblical land.
There are many things to do in Sanbornton and it is home to ‘Just Maple‘, ‘Hermit Woods Winery’ and quick drives for Funspot in Meredith or the famous Weirs Beach Laconia! The White Mountain National Forest and the Squam Lakes Natural Science Center are the best family outings for sure in this area. Come explore everything from Lake Winnisquam with country cottage Inns to cozy country campgrounds!