A book with reading glasses on top of it at Centennial Hotel


Exterior of the Pierce Manse Museum at The Centennial Hotel

The Pierce Manse

The Pierce Manse is the only home ever owned and lived in by President Franklin Pierce, a New Hampshire native and the 14th President of the United States. Take a step back in time by touring President Pierce's historic home.


Houses in Canter bury Shaker Village near The Centennial Hotel

Canterbury Shaker Village

Canterbury Shaker Village, Inc., is an internationally-known non-profit museum founded in 1969 to preserve the heritage of the Canterbury Shakers. The Village has 25 restored original Shaker buildings, 4 reconstructed Shaker buildings, and 694 acres of forests, fields, gardens, nature trails, and mill ponds under permanent conservation easement.


Franklin Pierce sign on the stone near The Centennial Hotel

Franklin Pierce Homestead

Operated by the Hillsboro Historical Society, the recently restored mansion of Franklin Pierce, the 14th President of the United States, reflects the elegance of affluent living in the 1800's.


Exterior of NH State House Visitor Center near Centennial Hotel

NH State House and Visitors' Center

From its Hall of Flags to the portraits of generations of New Hampshire's leaders, the New Hampshire State House represents an extensive legacy of rich political tradition.