Welcome to Glad Town!

A Welcome Wave.  Arms flung wide!
Pollyanna of Littleton – New Hampshire’s most welcoming attraction
is the centerpiece of historic downtown as an ambassador of cheer and community spirit
for residents and visitors alike.

Littleton’s jubilant bronze sculpture tributes hometown author, Eleanor H. Porter (1868 – 1920) best remembered as the creator of the world’s most optimistic character, Pollyanna, 1913.

Eleanor Hodgman Porter’s early residence was in Littleton, and not so far from the Library front lawn…where fittingly Pollyanna, Littleton’s sculpture presides in an artistic and symbolic place “welcoming residents and visitors.” Read more about Eleanor Hodgman Porter….

When visiting downtown, Stop by The Glad Shop!