New Hampshire was the 9th state to join the union. It became a state on June 21, 1788.
Capital - Concord
Abbreviation - NH
Nickname - Granite State
Motto - "Live Free or Die"
Song - Old New Hampshire
Bird - Purple Finch
Flower - Purple Lilac
Insect - Ladybug (Ladybird Beetle)
Area - approximately 9,351 square miles
Websites for studying about New Hampshire
Worksheets and puzzles for kids to learn more about New Hampshire
Fun Educational Activities
Information about New Hampshire. State study guides have been added to the Fast Facts pages
From TeachersFirst. A comprehensive resource on New Hampshire
Mr. Donn has been online for as long as I can remember and he has one of the largest collections of social studies resources available. This is his collection of New Hampshire resources.
From the Library of Congress. Games and stories of America's past.
Facts & Trivia about New Hampshire
Unique tourist attractions and landmarks in New Hampshire
Loads of fun facts, photos, and travel information about New Hampshire.
In 1999, the United States Mint began striking a new quarter about every ten weeks to honor one of the 50 states—that is, five new quarters every year—until the program ended. The quarters were struck in the same order as the states' birthdays.
Heavily wooded and sprinkled with several ponds and wetlands, Pillsbury State Park is one of the more primitive and lesser known gems of the New Hampshire State Park system. Its diversity of habitats makes it home to a great variety of wildlife, including moose and loons.
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