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The Granite State

New Hampshire State Nickname

New Hampshire's State House is made of New Hampshire granite quarried in Concord; It is the nation's oldest state capitol in which a legislature meets in its original chambers (photo by Marc Tomik on Flickr; noncommercial use permitted with attribution / share alike).

The Granite State

New Hampshire's nickname is The Granite State. Granite is also the official state rock of New Hampshire.