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20 Facts About New Hampshire

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Here are some interesting facts about New Hampshire.

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New Hampshire is important to presidential candidates. Report Abuse
New Hampshire holds the first primary election.
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96% of all employers in New Hampshire are small business owners. Report Abuse
Hip hip hooray for the small business owner for they are the fabric of America.
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Tupperware was invented in New Hampshire. Report Abuse
Can you imagine a world without Tupperware? Tupperware has made the storage of food so much easier.
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The state sport is skiing. Report Abuse
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The tallest point in New Hampshire is Mount Washington. Report Abuse
This is also the location of the highest recorded wind speed in the world.
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New Hampshire is known as the Granite State. Report Abuse
This is because of its granite bedrock.
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New Hampshire is the location of the first public library. Report Abuse
The first public library in the United States was founded in 1833 in Peterborough, New Hampshire.
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The first alarm clock was invented in New Hampshire in 1787. Report Abuse
The inventor was Levi Hutchins of Concord.
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The Isles of Shoals off the coast of New Hampshire is where Blackbeard's treasure is reputed to buried. Report Abuse
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Residents of New Hampshire are referred to as New Hampshirites, Hampshiremen, and New Hampshirewomen. Report Abuse
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Agriculture, electronics, machinery, and tourism are important industries in New Hampshire. Report Abuse
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New Hampshire is named after a town in England called Hampshire. Report Abuse
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There is no state income sales tax. Report Abuse
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Scotch-Irish immigrants planted the first potatoes in New Hampshire. Report Abuse
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America's first snowmobile was invented in New Hampshire. Report Abuse
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The first credit union was established in New Hampshire. Report Abuse
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The state motto is “Live Free or Die.” Report Abuse
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New Hampshire is the ninth state. Report Abuse
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New Hampshire has the second oldest constitution in the country. Report Abuse
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New Hampshire is home to the country's first lottery. Report Abuse
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