Daniel Webster's Birthplace near Franklin and Strawberry Banke, the restored building of the original colonial settlement at Portsmouth
Points of Interest
Lake Winnipesaukee, New Hampshire's largest lake; White Mountain National Forest; The Old Man of the Mountain granite head profile at Franconia Notch State Park, the New Hampshire's state symbol,(which collapsed on May 1, 2003)
New Hampshire borders Vermont, Massachusetts, and Maine.
Follow these links to read articles about New Hampshire from Encyclopedias and Almanacs:
50states.com: New Hampshire http://www.50states.com/newhamps.htm
The site provides a wealth of information about New Hampshire. It includes everything from the highest point to county profile to climate.
Things To Do in New Hampshire http://www.thingstodo.com/states/NH/index.htm
ThingsToDo.com is an online guide to information about New Hampshire's entertainment, recreation, and travel, and includes the state's interesting facts, famous people, and special events.
FedStats: MapStat: United States: New Hampshire http://www.fedstats.gov/qf/states/33000.html
Fast access to statistics from more than 100 federal agencies on "economic and population trends, crime, education, health care, aviation safety, energy use, farm production and more" in New Hampshire.
As leaders in the revolutionary cause, New Hampshire delegates received the honor of being the first to vote for the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776.
New Hampshire is the only state that ever played host at the formal conclusion of a foreign war. In 1905, Portsmouth was the scene of the treaty ending the Russo-Japanese War.
The first potato planted in the United States was at Londonderry Common Field, New Hampshire in 1719.
In 1774 New Hampshire became the first state to declare itself independent from England.
In 1833 the first free public library in the United States was established in Peterborough, New Hampshire.
Some Famous People from this State
Sarah Josepha Hale, author and journalist who wrote "Mary Had a Little Lamb."
Alan B. Shepard Jr., first American to travel in space.
Presidents from New Hampshire with links to ipl2's POTUS (Presidents of the United States) page:
Franklin Pierce, the 14th President of the United States, was born in Hillsborough (now Hillsboro), New Hampshire in 1804.
Henry Wilson (born Jeremiah Jones Colbath), Vice President of the United States under President Ulysses Grant, was born in Farmington, New Hampshire in1812.