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  1. Nov 08, 2020 · New Hampshire sent two men to the First Continental Congress in 1774: Nathaniel Folsom and John Sullivan. Six months before the signing of the Declaration of Independence, New Hampshire became the first colony to declare its independence from England. Josiah Bartlett, William Whipple, and Matthew Thornton signed the Declaration for New Hampshire.

  2. The New York Colony was one of the four Middle Colonies which also included the Pennsylvania Colony, the New Jersey Colony, and the Delaware Colony. The New York Colony was originally a Dutch colony called New Amsterdam, founded by Peter Minuit in 1626 on Manhattan Island. In 1664 the Dutch surrendered the colony to the English and it was ...

  3. First called the "Plantation of Winnacunnet", Hampton was one of four original New Hampshire townships chartered by the General Court of Massachusetts, which then held authority over the colony. Winnacunnet is an Algonquian Abenaki word meaning "pleasant pines" and is the name of the town's high school , serving students from Hampton and the ...

  4. The government was linked tightly with Massachusetts until New Hampshire became a separate colony in 1679, but counties were not introduced until 1769. Rockingham was identified in 1769 as one of five original counties for the colony. It is named for Charles Watson-Wentworth, 2nd Marquess of Rockingham, who had been Prime Minister from 1765 to ...

  5. 7th colony on the original 13 list to become a state April 28, 1788 : South Carolina : 8th colony on the original 13 list to become a state on the May 23, 1788 : New Hampshire : 9th colony on the original 13 list to become a state on the June 21, 1788 : Virginia : 10th colony on the original 13 list to become a state on the June 25, 1788 : New York

  6. Founded in 1921, Bald Peak is a private country club set on the shores of Lake Winnipesaukee. Course Tour & Scorecard "Take a stroll through our 18-hole Donald Ross golf course hole by hole to view a description of this New Hampshire gem."

  7. Here is a list of the thirteen colonies with the year they were founded in and a note on how they were founded. Virginia (1607) - John Smith and the London Company. New York (1626) - Originally founded by the Dutch. Became a British colony in 1664. New Hampshire (1623) - John Mason was the first land holder. Later John Wheelwright.

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