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In the century following New Hampshire’s first European settlement in 1623, the southeastern portion of what became this state was divided into the four great towns or "plantations" of Portsmouth, Dover, Exeter and Hampton. By the early 1700s, the provincial capital of Portsmouth was a thriving port.
Tour Name: Independence Way
Distance: 21 Miles
Highlights: In the century following New Hampshire’s first European settlement in 1623, the southeastern portion of what became this state was divided into the four great towns or "plantations" of Portsmouth, Dover, Exeter and Hampton. By the early 1700s, the provincial capital of Portsmouth was a thriving port.
Documents: Tour Details
Tour Map
Special Considerations: Guided tours of the American Independence Museum’s Ladd-Gilman House are given Wednesday through Sunday, 12:00-5:00 pm, May 1 through October 1.
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New Hampshire Department of Transportation
PO Box 483 | 7 Hazen Drive | Concord, NH | 03302-0483
Tel: 603.271-3734 | Fax: 603.271.3914

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