Historically interesting places
Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site in Cornish
The Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site in the small town of Cornish
in southeastern New Hampshire is the current refuge for the workshops, house and
gardens of the famous American sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudens. These buildings
were the summer residence of the sculptor from 1885 to 1897 and from 1900 to his
death in 1907 he lived here permanently. On the total area of 1.48 kmē,
visitors will find original sculptures and two hiking trails that lead over the
area. In total there are over 100 works of art by Saint-Gaudens on display.
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||139 Saint-Gaudens Road
Cornish, New Hampshire 03745
Canterbury Shaker Village
Canterbury Shaker Village is a historic shaker village from 1792. The village is
in the small town of Canterbury. In the historic village, visitors can find 25
preserved buildings and 4 reconstructed buildings, including residential
buildings, fire and school buildings, fields and gardens. Furthermore, one can
find out about the life, ideals, values and heritage of shakers in a museum.
||288 Shaker Road
Canterbury New Hampshire 03224
In Bretton Woods, part of the village of Carrol, the United Nations Monetary and
Financial Conference was held in 1944, which led to the establishment of today's
World Bank and International Monetary Fund. The famous Mount Washington Hotel is
also located here and the Bretton Woods Mountain Resort ski area is a popular
winter excursion area.
America's Stonehenge in Salem
The area known as America's Stonehenge is located in the city of Salem in
southern New Hampshire and covers an area of approximately 120,000 mē. There
are several large stones and stone structures that are specially arranged. The
area is also interesting as an archaeological excavation site, however to this
day there is still no theory explaining the exact origin and use of the system.
However, it can be assumed that the site, similar to its English model, served
||105 Haverhill Road
Salem, New Hampshire 03079
Special buildings and structures
New Hampshire State House in Concord
The New Hampshire State House, the Capitol of the State of New Hampshire, is the
seat of government of the Parliament of New Hampshire in the capital Concord. It
was built from 1816 to 1819, making it the oldest state house, or capitol, in
the United States. The building is designed in the style of the Greek Revival
and, of course, as it should be for the Granite State, built from granite. The
entire site covers an area of approximately 11,000 mē. Guided tours are
offered for visitors, but you can also explore the grounds on your own.
||107 North Main Street
Concord, New Hampshire 03301
City Hall Plaza in Manchester
The City Hall Plaza is an approximately 84 m high office building in the city of
Manchester. The building was completed in 1992 and has since been the tallest
building in the state and the tallest building in the United States north of
Boston. The building has a high recognition value due to its appearance and the
facade made of bricks and limestone ensures a very special charm.
||900 Elm St
Manchester, New Hampshire 03101
Mount Washington Hotel in Carroll
The Mount Washington Hotel in the municipality of Carroll, or in the Bretton
Woods part, is one of the last large hotel complexes at the turn of the century.
The Mount Washington Hotel was built between 1900 and 1902. The hotel is built
in the Renaissance style and the many ornate stone works were made by 250
Italian artists. For the residents of the area, the hotel continues to be a
pleasure on Independence Day and New Year's Eve as it offers quirky firework
||310 Mount Washington Hotel Road
New Hampshire 03575
The Covered Bridges, which are numerous in New Hampshire, are a typical feature
of New England. The mostly wooden structures were mostly built in the 19th
century to protect them from the weather. Excellent examples of such bridges are
the Jackson Bridge from 1876 over the Ellis River and Saco River Bridge from
1890 over the Saco River near Conway. The states of New Hampshire and Vermont
have more covered bridges per square meter than anywhere else in the world.
William Pitt Tavern in Portsmouth
The William Pitt Tavern in the city of Portsmouth, the former capital of New
Hampshire, was built in 1766, making it one of the oldest surviving structures
in the city. The William Pitt Tavern is particularly associated with the
Freemasons, namely with John Stavers, who built them.
Eagle Hotel in Concord
The Eagle Hotel in the city of Concord was built in 1827 and has been on the
list of historical buildings since 1978. The Eagle Hotel has an eventful past.
It has always been the meeting point of the powerful. Presidents Ulysses S.
Grant, Rutherford Hayes, Benjamin Harrison and Franklin Pierce spent their time
here. Jefferson Davis, Thomas Dewey, Charles Lindbergh, Eleanor Roosevelt and
Richard Nixon were also visitors to the hotel.
||110 N Main St
Concord, New Hampshire 03301
Holman Stadium in Nashua
The Holman Stadium in the city of Nashua was built in 1937. Today, this baseball
stadium has a capacity of 4,375 seats. In 1946 the Nashua Dodgers played here as
the first modern baseball team. Nowadays, concerts also take place in the
stadium and so Bob Dylan, Elvis Costello and many others have performed here.