New Hampshire By Derek Smith 2013
Location: Region in US • North East
Bordering states and country • North- Canada • South- Massachusetts • East- Maine • West- Vermont
Longitude and latitude 44○ north 72○ west
Important Facts About New Hampshire • One fact is New Hampshire is known as the Granite State due to its large quantity of granite. • N.H. Jan 5th 1776 was the first colony to adopt a constitution. • N.H. main industry now comes from tourism. • Mt. Washington is the highest mountain in the northeast. It is 6,288 feet high.
Indian Tribes • Paleo Indians • Ossippe Indians • Algonquian Indians
Settlers In New Hampshire • David Thompson • Reverend John Wheelwright • John Smith
State Hood • June,1788 ninth state
Famous attractions • Mount Monadnock • Shake Hands with Potential President • Dartmouth College • Moose Alley • NH covered bridge
Famous First and Trivia • The highest wind speed ever recorded was from Mt.Washington at 231 mph. • Alan Bartlett Shepherd Jr. was the first American to travel into space 1961 • The first potato planted in America was in Derry N.H. • The first ski club was formed in Berlin N.H. 1882.
State bird Purple Finch
State Flower Purple lilac
State Gem Smoky Quarts
State Capital Concord
Big cities in New Hampshire Rochester Derry Manchester Concord
Bibliography Sharron , Miller Nancy. New Hampshire : From Sea to Shining Sea New York : Children's press , 2002. Viola, Dr. Herman Social Studies : States and Regions Boston : Houghton Mifflin , 2005. 50 States : New Hampshire. 2013 Marchex Inc. www.50states.com www.funtrivia.com/NewHampshire www.visitnh.com www.Enchantedlearning.com