About the Seal
Hooksett was honored in 2005 as a Preserve America community. Hooksett was the first community in New Hampshire to receive this recognition!
The Preserve America initiative is a White House effort to encourage and support community efforts for the preservation and enjoyment of America’s priceless cultural and natural heritage. First Lady Laura Bush, Honorary Chair of Preserve America, wrote in a letter congratulating Hooksett: “You honor our nation’s past and inspire and educate for the future.”
This is not intended as a comprehensive history of the Town of Hooksett, but as a record of some events and highlight happenings beginning from the time the earliest mention is made of people and events recorded in various town records and histories, namely: Chester, Goffstown and Dunbarton, of which this town was originally a part