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A to Z Kids Stuff | New Hampshire __ General information about New Hampshire for kids including history resources. - From -

Black History of the Seacoast  __ "African American history in New Hampshire begins as early as 1645. Hundreds of blacks, enslaved and free, lived in the seacoast in the 1700s. Black men fought in the Revolution and the Civil War. Their stories are among the most popular on this web site." You will find many stories and resources about black History in New Hampshire. - From -

A Brief History of New Hampshire ___A good overview of the Granite State's history. - Text only - From the New Hampshire Almanac -

A Brief History of the Colony of New Hampshire, 1622-1741 __ "New Hampshire derives its name from Hampshire County in England, and was first applied to the territory in 1629, in honor of Captain John Mason, Governor of Portsmouth, in Hampshire, England, and also the proprietor of the territory now so called...."  An account of early New Hampshire history. - From -

Colonial Life in New Hampshire Content Page __ An online book about early New Hampshire history. - illustrated - From -   

Find a Grave - New Hampshire ___Brief biographies of 222 'famous' citizens, many with information about their claims to fame, causes of death and burial places, and photos. - Illustrated - From Find a Grave -

Historical Museums of New Hampshire - A History Guide __ "Historical Museums of New Hampshire. Learn about historic new hampshire and discover the history of New Hampshire people. Locate history museums in New Hampshire, state symbols, historic photos, history timeline and other New Hampshire history data." - illustrated - From -

History of New Hampshire __ "New Hampshire is a state of the United States of America located in the country's Northeastern region. Considered to be part of New England, New Hampshire was one of the thirteen colonies that revolted against British rule in the American Revolution." An encyclopedic article about the history of New Hampshire. - From wikipedia -

Local New Hampshire History and Genealogy __ "Research New Hampshire local history and genealogy by county, category and era via extensive collection of history and genealogy information and links." - From Ann Mensch - 

New Hampshire ___A good overview of the history of New Hampshire, plus statistics, demographic information, and links to "... selected famous natives and residents." - Illustrated - From Pearson Education, publishing as Infoplease - 

New Hampshire Colonial History __ "The territory that afterward became New Hampshire was included in a grant of land in 1622 by the Council for New England to Sir Ferdinando Gorges and John Mason, both of whom had been interested in New England affairs from the beginning." Here is the early story of New Hampshire. Part of an e-text on the history of the United States. - From - 

New Hampshire Genealogy and History __ Here is a guide for people researching history and genealogy in the State of New Hampshire. - From - 

New Hampshire Ghost Towns ___These brief reports about this state's ghost towns are submitted by viewers. - Map - From -

New Hampshire Historical Society __ Learn about the organization, goals and accomplishments, membership information and more. - illustrated - From -  

New Hampshire, Timeline of State History __ You will find a chronological timeline of important events and dates in New Hampshire's history. - From -

New Hampshire's African American History __ "Researcher Follows the Trail of African-American History in New Hampshire"  While this site is basically a 'revue' there is enough information to make a visit worthwhile. - illustrated - From - - New Hampshire Almanac - History __ "Did you know New Hampshire was first named North Virignia, [sic] and it was once under the jurisdiction of Massachusetts? Read about the history of New Hampshire!" - From Government of New Hampshire - 

NH Historical Society - Museum of New Hampshire History __ Learn about the museum and the organization. "Founded in 1823, the New Hampshire Historical Society is the premier organization preserving and sharing New Hampshire history." - illustrated - From - 

State of New Hampshire History ___Not an attractive page, but the facts are here. - Text only - From NorthEastern Genealogy - 

The US50 - A Guide to the State of New Hampshire ___A general overview of the history of New Hampshire and brief biographies of historic figures. - Text only - From Erik Schubach and -


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