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Have you ever taken a vacation to New Hampshire before? Maybe you already live there? Whichever it may be, you can learn some cool facts about New Hampshire right here! Just keep on reading. Joey and Jinger absolutely love to learn cool facts about all of the different states in the United States. They would like me to share some of those cool facts with you! So, each and every Thursday, I will be posting facts about each of the fifty states in the United States. The states will be done in alphabetical order! Last week we posted facts about Nevada. This week we are posting cool facts about New Hampshire. The countdown is on only 21 more states to blog about! Yippie!
Did you know that New Hampshire was the ninth (9th) state to join the union? Yes, that is right! New Hampshire officially joined the union on June 21, 1788! New Hampshire is located in the Northeast region of the United States. New Hampshire is a New England state. New Hampshire is bordered by three (3) states: Maine, Massachusetts, and Vermont. New Hampshire also shares a border with the Atlantic Ocean and Canada. New Hampshire is the forty-sixth (46th) largest state in the United States. New Hampshire is one of the smallest states. There are about 1,388,992 people that reside in the state of New Hampshire.
New Hampshire famous person alert:
Did you know that Robert F. Fox also known as Toby Fox was born in Manchester, New Hampshire? Robert F. Fox is a video game developer and composer. Robert F. Fox studied environmental science at Northeastern University.
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Facts about New Hampshire:
1. A few things New Hampshire is known for are: Maple syrup, granite production, and its beautiful landscapes. A few of the nicknames for the state of New Hampshire are: the Granite State, the White Mountain State, and the Mother of Rivers State. The New Hampshire state motto is Live Free or Die. The New Hampshire state motto was adopted in 1945. The abbreviation for New Hampshire is NH.
2. The capital of New Hampshire is Concord. Concord officially became the capital of New Hampshire sometime in 1808. Concord has an estimated population of about 43,503 people.
3. The state bird of New Hampshire is the Purple finch. The Purple finch was chosen as the state bird in 1957. The Purple finch is not really purple but more of a pinkish-red color with some brown and creamy tannish white on its underneath area.
4. The New Hampshire official state flower is the Purple lilac also known as Syringa vulgaris. The Purple lilac is a perennial flowering shrub. The Purple lilac starts to bloom in the months of April and May. The New Hampshire Purple lilac became the official state flower in 1919.
5. New Hampshire’s current state flag was officially adopted in 1909. New Hampshire’s state flag has a blue background with New Hampshire’s state seal on it.
6. Some crops that are grown in New Hampshire are: apples, blueberries, grapes, parsnips, squash, and strawberries.
7. Some cool places to visit while in New Hampshire are: the Castle in the Clouds located in Moultonborough, NH., the Hampton Beach State Park, and the Story Land located in Glen, NH.
8. Some animals that live in New Hampshire are: bald eagles, coyotes, foxes, moose, northern river otter, and white-tailed deer.
9. New Hampshire can get very hot and very cold depending on the time of year. The hottest temperature ever recorded in New Hampshire was 106 degrees Fahrenheit in Nashua, New Hampshire on July 4, 1911. The coldest temperature ever recorded in New Hampshire was -47 degrees (47 degrees below zero) Fahrenheit in Mount Washington, New Hampshire on January 29, 1934.
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Get your free printable New Hampshire worksheet here:
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Books about New Hampshire:
1. My United States New Hampshire by Nel Yomtov
2. The Colors of New Hampshire by Angela Welch
3. Hello, New Hampshire! by Martha Day Zschock
4. N is for New Hampshire by Rebecca Rule
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Tune in next week to learn some quick facts about New Jersey! Thank you for reading my post!! “Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact.”-William James
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JOEY SAVES THE DAY! AT DAYCARE
Delilah doesn't want to stay at daycare. So, Joey helps his friend Delilah feel happy by doing silly things to make her laugh at daycare. They have so much fun; the day is over in a flash!
JOEY SAVES THE DAY! AT MEMAW’S
Joey helps his Memaw find something she is missing and its right there in plain sight. Some of us have done this before! Join Joey in this funny and cute quest to find his Memaw's eyeglasses.
JOEY SAVES THE DAY! THE MISSING TEDDY BEAR
Joey helps his sister find her missing teddy bear. They look everywhere. I bet you can't guess where Joey and Jinger find the missing teddy bear?
JOEY SAVES THE DAY! LOST AT THE ZOO
Joey 's father gets lost while they are visiting the seven continents at the zoo. Come on this adorable adventure with Joey and his family as they visit each of the seven continents at the zoo!
Santa's Rainbow Reindeer
Join Harry and Holly Jingles as they introduce us to Santa's Rainbow Reindeer. Learn about them one by one. The Rainbow Reindeer help your children get ready for bed so Santa can bring them gifts when they are all tucked in their bed and sound asleep. This book is interactive.
Where, Oh, Where, Could My Dinosaur Be?
A little boy misplaces his stuffed dinosaur and needs your help to find it. Join the little boy on his hunt through his house to find his missing dinosaur. This book will stimulate your child's imagination. It will help teach them left and right learning and basic rhyming.