The Oldest Restaurant In New Hampshire Has a Truly Incredible History

Today New Hampshire is a tourist destination, full of hotels and restaurants ready to serve. But when the Granite State was settled nearly 400 years ago, it was a wilderness frontier where only the bravest would travel. Yet the state’s oldest restaurant (which also happens to be a hotel and bar) and trace its history back almost that far. And boy, what a history. This restaurant has presidential connections, hidden art, and nearly 300years of stories hidden in its walls.

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