Union Village, New Hampshire
A quaint and celebrated neighborhood along the Branch River, Union, NH is comprised of about 200 acres conveniently located at the junction of New Hampshire routes 125 and 153 just 15 minutes north of Rochester at the northern end of the Spaulding Turnpike. Neighboring Milton, Brookfield and Sanbornville, Union is a comfortable and cozy community, at the gateway to Wakefield.
Residents enjoy the serene views of the prized Union Meadows Dam within the delightful winding Branch river that naturally beautifies the village. A small and private community, historic Union is full of many antique homes and buildings, some rejuvenated in part of a grand beautification project toward historic preservation.
Union has just over 200 residents, but serves as a meeting place for multiple community groups and function halls serving Wakefield and nearby towns. Here in Union you will find the old Lovell Union Grange, the Greater Wakefield Resource Center, a venue for public and private functions providing Senior lunches, classes, bingo and the local Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 7663, the Union Congregational Church and Heritage Park, home to the Wakefield Heritage Commission, which includes the recently restored Boston-Maine railroad depot train station, freight house and blacksmith shop. Learn more about the history of Union, NH at this interesting site from a local family A History of Union, NH by Louise Tibbets.