Date of Entry:
June 21, 1788
|Map of the USA. New Hampshire outlined in dark ink,|
shaded, and with an arrow pointing to it.
|A close-up of New Hampshire & its neighbors.|
Neighbors:Vermont, Canada, Maine, Massachusetts
Connecticut River, Atlantic Ocean
9,349 square miles
Five Largest Cities:
Manchester, Nashua, Concord, Derry, Dover**
Famous Geographical Point:
The Granite State. New Hampshire has extensive granite quarries. It's also the state rock.
Sarah Silverman, comedian & actress
Book Set In/About:
A Separate Peace by John Knowles
A coming-of-age tale about boys at a boarding school during the beginning of WWII.
Movie Set In/About:
"Our Town" (1940), directed by Sam Wood
Life, love, and death in small town New Hampshire.
Headline of the Day:
"Air Quality Alert Issued for Parts of New Hampshire" on WMUR Manchester.
**After looking at several sources, I couldn't find a consensus on what two cities round out the "five largest" list. Some list Dover over Derry. Some don't list Derry at all. Some don't list Dover. Very confusing, and not an issue I've come across before. I went with Wikipedia's numbers.