Asked in Colonial America, New Hampshire
Why did John Mason called New Hampshire New Hampshire?
John Mason named the state New Hampshire because, back in England, there was a colony there that was called Hampshire, so they named it New Hampshire, and if you were wondering why they named it NEW Hampshire, that was because of copyright. ...
Asked in US Presidents
Are there any places named after President Eisenhower?
Mount Eisenhower named after President Eisenhower in New Hampshire. I'm not aware where it is in New Hampshire. ...
Asked in History of England
Capt John Mason named you after his home county in England in 1629?
New Hampshire New Hampshire, a name derived from that of the county of Hampshire, in England, ...
Where did the colonists of New Hampshire come from?
Jhon mason named New Hampshire after the town of Hampshire in England's south cost. so most came from England. ...
Asked in United States of America, New Hampshire, Scattergories and Words Starting with Certain Letters
Where did the name for the state New Hampshire come from?
Jhon mason named it after the town of Hampshire in England's south cost.
Asked in American Revolution
What role did Wentworth play in the American Revolution?
There were a number of Wentworths involved in the American Revolution. One, named John Wentworth, was a revolutionary leader in New Hampshire. Another, also named John Wentworth, was a Tory who had been the governor of New Hampshire. Another, named John Wentworth, Jr., was a delegate from New Hampshire to the Continental Congress. ...
What was the largest city in New Hampshire in 1700?
The city of Manchester was the largest in the New Hampshire colony in 1700. It was named the queen city and still holds that nickname. ...