Matthew D. McGrath was born in Rochester, NH. He was raised in Somertworth and graduated High School in 1997.  He then went on to attend the University of New Hampshire and graduated in 2002, before getting married to his wife Andrea in 2004 and moving to Waltham Massachusetts.

Somersworth, originally called Sligo after Sligo in Ireland, was settled before 1700 as a part of Dover. It was organized in 1729 as the parish of Summersworth, meaning summer town, because during that season the ministers would preach here. It was set off and incorporated in 1754 by Colonial Governor Benning Wentworth, and until 1849 included Rollinsford.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 10.0 square miles, of which 9.8 sq mi is land and 0.2 sq mi is water, comprising 2.30% of the city. Somersworth is drained by the Salmon Falls River. The highest point in Somersworth is Prospect Hill rising just west of the city center, on which the city reservoir is built. The hill’s elevation is approximately 310 feet above sea level.

In 2012 Matthew with his wife moved to Rochester New Hampshire from Waltham Massachusetts and currently Matthew really enjoys spending his time outdoors in nature as an avid hiker. additionally he loves his employment in Boston Massachusetts, also Matthew also does photography on the side mostly images of the natural beauty of New England, you can find him in the trails and woods. He loves taking photos and returning to his home on the Salmon Falls River in Rochester, NH to climb mountains and explore new trails. On this site you can find scenic pictures of New Hampshire as well as other places that Matthew D. McGrath spends his time outdoors.