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All About New Hampshire

State Facts

New Hampshire was the 9th state to join the union. It became a state on June 21, 1788.

State facts about New Hampshire

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

New Hampshire State Symbols Games

Worksheets and puzzles for kids to learn more about New Hampshire

A to Z Kids Stuff - New Hampshire

Fun Educational Activities

The 50 States - New Hampshire

From TeachersFirst. A comprehensive resource on New Hampshire

Mr. - 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.

Explore the States - New Hampshire

From the Library of Congress. Games and stories of America's past.

50 - New Hampshire

Facts & Trivia about New Hampshire - New Hampshire

Unique tourist attractions and landmarks in New Hampshire

Awesome America - New Hampshire

Loads of fun facts, photos, and travel information about New Hampshire.

New Hampshire Map/Quiz Printout

New Hampshire State Quarters Coloring Pages

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.

Pillsbury State Park

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.

New Hampshire Virtual Field Trips

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