New Hampshire Travel Bureau,
172 Pembroke Road, P O Box 1856, Concord NH 03302-1856; 603-271-2665; 800-FUN-IN-NH; Fax: 603-271-6870. Email:
firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://www.visitnh.gov.
New Hampshire Travel Council — 30 S Main Street, Concord NH 03302; 603-224-9900. Web: http://www.newhampshire.com. The “gateway to the Granite State.”
State Amphibian: red-spotted newt
State Animal: white-tailed deer
State Bird: purple finch
State Butterfly: Karner blue
State Flower: purple lilac
State Freshwater Game Fish: brook trout
State Fruit: pumpkin
State Gem: smokey quartz
State Insect: ladybug
State Mineral: beryl
State Motto: Live Free or Die
State Nickname: Granite State, Mother of Rivers, White Mountain State, Switzerland of America
State Rock: granite
State Saltwater Game Fish: striped bass
State Soil: Marlow
State Song: Old New Hampshire
State Sport: skiing
State Tree: white birch or canoe birch
State Wildflower: pink ladyslipper
Exeter, New Hampshire — The capital of New Hampshire during the Revolutionary War.
On January 5, 1776, the Provincial Congress adopted the first state constitution
and the Legislative Assembly met here during the Revolution.
Portsmouth, New Hampshire — Colonial and state capital until 1808.
Became capital of the New Hampshire province in 1679.
Concord, New Hampshire — Present state capital since 1808.
The State Capitol Building, first occupied in 1819, is the U.S.'s oldest Capitol
in which a legislature still meets in its original chambers.
Pittsburg, New Hampshire — In 1832, the people of Pittsburg
declared the area independent of both the United States and Canada and declared the Republic of Indian Stream. Pittsburg became the capital of the Republic.
In 1836, the area became part of New Hampshire.
Old New Hampshire; New Hampshire, My New Hampshire; New Hampshire Hills;
Autumn in New Hampshire; New Hampshire's Granite State; Oh, New Hampshire; The
Old Man of the Mountain; New Hampshire Naturally; The New Hampshire State March.