Category Archives: N.H. Historical Markers

Concord New Hampshire’s State House – Celebrating 195 Years

Prior to the American Revolution, Portsmouth was the undoubted “capital” of New Hampshire. In 1778 New Hampshire's first Constitutional Convention … Continue reading

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Franklin Pierce: Unlucky Number 14?

Franklin Pierce, the 14th President of the United States, and New Hampshire native, has always placed very low in polls of “best liked” Presidents. Even in New Hampshire…. Continue reading

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New Hampshire Glossary: Soapstone

Soapstone is a metamorphic rock, usually called Steatite by mineralogists, that formed from 300 to 400 million years ago under … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Missing Places: East Weare Village

East Weare was a village located in the eastern part of Weare, Hillsborough County New Hampshire.  According to Weare's history … Continue reading

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New Hampshire’s Famous Concord Coach

Mark Twain described it as “an imposing cradle on wheels.” 

In 1867 Wells Fargo, the operators of the largest stagecoach … Continue reading

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