Origin of "New Hampshire"

New Hampshire State Name Origin


The state of New Hampshire, USA; image by TUBS on Wikipedia (use permitted with attribution).

The state of New Hampshire, USA

The U.S. Mint's bicentennial commemorative quarter for New Hampshire features the Old Man of the Mountain (the state emblem) and New Hampshire's state motto: "Live Free or Die." New Hampshire became the 9th state in 1788 (public domain image on Wikipedia).

New Hampshire quarter