New Hampshire - School-Age
9th State (June 21, 1788), New England U.S.
State Abbreviation: NH
Origin of name: From the English county of Hampshire.
Motto: Live Free or Die
Nickname: The Granite State
Things to Know
The highest peak in New England.
The Concord coach was an American stagecoach manufactured in Concord, NH by the Abbot-Downing company. The first Concord Coach was built in 1827. The Concord Coach famous for its use in the American West.
Read the history of the Concord Coaches.
Concord stagecoach in the American West, ca. 1869.
Famous New Hampshirites
A farmer's son who became a lawyer, an orator, and secretary of state, he became his era's foremost advocate of American nationalism.
Things to Do
New Hampshire State Bird and State Flower Color Page.
Sites to See
The official New Hampshire state page for children.
Read about the New Hmpshire State Quarter and print ut the color page.
Did Blackbeard bury his treasure on the Isles of Shoals?