List of National Historic Landmarks in New Hampshire

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This article is a List of National Historic Landmarks in New Hampshire, as well as a list of New Hampshire state historic sites, which overlap, and a list of National Park Service administered areas in New Hampshire.

National Historic Landmark formal designation assigned by the United States federal government to historic buildings and sites in the United States

A National Historic Landmark (NHL) is a building, district, object, site, or structure that is officially recognized by the United States government for its outstanding historical significance. Of over 90,000 places listed on the country's National Register of Historic Places, only some 2,500 are recognized as National Historic Landmarks.

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National Historic Landmarks in New Hampshire

[1] Landmark nameImageDate designated [2] Location CountyDescription
1 USS Albacore (Submarine)
USS Albacore (Submarine) USS Albacore (AGSS-569), launching 1953.jpg
USS Albacore (Submarine)
April 11, 1989
(#89001077)
Portsmouth
43°04′58″N70°45′59″W / 43.0827°N 70.7663°W / 43.0827; -70.7663 (USS Albacore (Submarine))
Rockingham Tear-drop shaped submarine.
2 Josiah Bartlett House
Josiah Bartlett House KingstonNH JosiahBartlettHouse.jpg
Josiah Bartlett House
November 11, 1971
(#71000050)
Kingston
42°56′04″N71°03′18″W / 42.9344°N 71.0549°W / 42.9344; -71.0549 (Josiah Bartlett House)
Rockingham Home of New Hampshire politician and signer of the Declaration of Independence Josiah Bartlett.
3 Canterbury Shaker Village
Canterbury Shaker Village General View of Canterbury Shaker Village.jpg
Canterbury Shaker Village
April 19, 1993
(#75000129)
Canterbury
43°21′32″N71°29′24″W / 43.35888888888889°N 71.49°W / 43.35888888888889; -71.49 (Canterbury Shaker Village)
Merrimack One of the best-preserved Shaker villages.
4 Salmon P. Chase Birthplace and Boyhood Home
Salmon P. Chase Birthplace and Boyhood Home SALMON P. CHASE BIRTHPLACE.jpg
Salmon P. Chase Birthplace and Boyhood Home
May 15, 1975
(#75000133)
Cornish
43°27′11″N72°23′14″W / 43.4531°N 72.3872°W / 43.4531; -72.3872 (Salmon P. Chase Birthplace and Boyhood Home)
Sullivan Birthplace and childhood home of Salmon P. Chase.
5 E.E. Cummings House
E.E. Cummings House Joy Farm, Silver Lake (Carroll County, New Hampshire).jpg
E.E. Cummings House
November 11, 1971
(#71000048)
Silver Lake
43°54′49″N71°11′01″W / 43.9137°N 71.1836°W / 43.9137; -71.1836 (E.E. Cummings House)
Carroll Home of poet E. E. Cummings.
6 The Epic of American Civilization Murals
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The Epic of American Civilization Murals
February 27, 2013
(#13000283)
Hanover
43°42′18″N72°17′21″W / 43.705°N 72.2892°W / 43.705; -72.2892 (The Epic of American Civilization Murals)
Grafton A major series of murals by Mexican 20th century muralist José Clemente Orozco in Dartmouth's Baker Memorial Library.
7 Robert Frost Homestead
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Robert Frost Homestead
May 23, 1968
(#68000008)
Derry
42°52′18″N71°17′42″W / 42.87166666666667°N 71.295°W / 42.87166666666667; -71.295 (Robert Frost Homestead)
Rockingham Home of poet Robert Frost.
8 Harrisville Historic District
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Harrisville Historic District
December 22, 1977
(#71000072)
Harrisville and vicinity
42°56′42″N72°05′37″W / 42.94499999999999°N 72.0936111111111°W / 42.94499999999999; -72.0936111111111 (Harrisville Historic District)
Cheshire A picturesque and uniquely well-preserved mill town.
9 Richard Jackson House
Richard Jackson House PortsmouthNH RichardJacksonHouse.jpg
Richard Jackson House
November 24, 1968
(#68000009)
Portsmouth
43°04′52″N70°46′01″W / 43.081°N 70.7669°W / 43.081; -70.7669 (Richard Jackson House)
Rockingham Oldest surviving wooden house in the state.
10 John Paul Jones House
John Paul Jones House John paul jones house.jpg
John Paul Jones House
November 28, 1972
(#72000084)
Portsmouth
43°04′29″N70°45′38″W / 43.0747°N 70.7605°W / 43.0747; -70.7605 (John Paul Jones House)
Rockingham American Revolutionary War naval hero John Paul Jones boarded here in 1781-82, while supervising construction of a new battleship, the America.
11 Ladd-Gilman House
Ladd-Gilman House ExeterNH LaddGilmanHouse.jpg
Ladd-Gilman House
December 2, 1974
(#74002055)
Exeter
42°58′55″N70°56′56″W / 42.9820°N 70.9489°W / 42.9820; -70.9489 (Ladd-Gilman House)
Rockingham One of the state's first brick houses, now part of the American Independence Museum.
12 Governor John Langdon Mansion
Governor John Langdon Mansion Portsmouth, NH - Governor John Langdon House.JPG
Governor John Langdon Mansion
December 2, 1974
(#74000197)
Portsmouth
43°04′30″N70°45′22″W / 43.0749°N 70.7562°W / 43.0749; -70.7562 (Governor John Langdon Mansion)
Rockingham Great Georgian house built in 1784, home of John Langdon.
13 MacDowell Colony
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MacDowell Colony
December 29, 1962
(#66000026)
Peterborough
42°53′24″N71°57′18″W / 42.89°N 71.955°W / 42.89; -71.955 (MacDowell Colony)
Hillsborough A historic artists' colony established by the widow of composer Edward MacDowell.
14 MacPheadris-Warner House
MacPheadris-Warner House The Warner House, Portsmouth, NH.jpg
MacPheadris-Warner House
October 9, 1960
(#66000028)
Portsmouth
43°04′39″N70°45′18″W / 43.0776°N 70.7549°W / 43.0776; -70.7549 (MacPheadris-Warner House)
Rockingham Built around 1720, this home is one of the finest Georgian brick houses in New England. Its lightning rod may have been the first installed in the area.
15 Moffatt-Ladd House
Moffatt-Ladd House PortsmouthNH MoffattLaddHouse.jpg
Moffatt-Ladd House
November 24, 1968
(#68000010)
Portsmouth
43°04′43″N70°45′29″W / 43.0787°N 70.7581°W / 43.0787; -70.7581 (Moffatt-Ladd House)
Rockingham 1763 home of William Whipple, American Revolutionary War soldier and signer of the Declaration of Independence.
16 Mount Washington Hotel
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Mount Washington Hotel
June 24, 1986
(#78000213)
Carroll
44°15′29″N71°26′25″W / 44.25805555555556°N 71.44027777777778°W / 44.25805555555556; -71.44027777777778 (Mount Washington Hotel)
Coos Huge spa hotel in the White Mountains; site of 1944 Bretton Woods international monetary conference.
17 Franklin Pierce Homestead
Franklin Pierce Homestead Pierce Birthplace.jpg
Franklin Pierce Homestead
July 4, 1961
(#66000027)
Hillsborough
43°06′59″N71°57′02″W / 43.11638888888889°N 71.95055555555555°W / 43.11638888888889; -71.95055555555555 (Franklin Pierce Homestead)
Hillsborough Childhood home of U.S. President Franklin Pierce.
18 Augustus Saint-Gaudens Memorial
Augustus Saint-Gaudens Memorial Saint-Gaudens-NHS.jpg
Augustus Saint-Gaudens Memorial
June 13, 1962
(#66000120)
Cornish
43°30′03″N72°22′05″W / 43.50083333333333°N 72.36805555555554°W / 43.50083333333333; -72.36805555555554 (Augustus Saint-Gaudens Memorial)
Sullivan Home and studio of American sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudens.
19 John Sullivan House
John Sullivan House DurhamNH JohnSullivanHouse.jpg
John Sullivan House
November 28, 1972
(#72000089)
Durham
43°07′55″N70°55′11″W / 43.1320°N 70.9197°W / 43.1320; -70.9197 (John Sullivan House)
Strafford Home of American Revolutionary War General and governor of New Hampshire John Sullivan.
20 Matthew Thornton House
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Matthew Thornton House
November 11, 1971
(#71000053)
Derry Village
42°53′38″N71°18′47″W / 42.8938°N 71.3131°W / 42.8938; -71.3131 (Matthew Thornton House)
Rockingham Home of politician and signer of the Declaration of Independence Matthew Thornton.
21 Daniel Webster Family Home
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Daniel Webster Family Home
May 30, 1974
(#74000196)
West Franklin
43°24′24″N71°39′11″W / 43.4067°N 71.6530°W / 43.4067; -71.6530 (Daniel Webster Family Home)
Merrimack Farmhouse where 19th century lawyer, politician, and orator Daniel Webster grew up. It is sometimes confused with the nearby Daniel Webster Birthplace Historic Site.
22 Wentworth-Coolidge Mansion
Wentworth-Coolidge Mansion PortsmouthNH WentworthCoolidgeMansion 2.jpg
Wentworth-Coolidge Mansion
November 24, 1968
(#68000011)
Portsmouth
43°03′42″N70°44′20″W / 43.0617°N 70.7389°W / 43.0617; -70.7389 (Wentworth-Coolidge Mansion)
Rockingham Forty-room rambling clapboard mansion on the water near Portsmouth, built by colonial governor Benning Wentworth.
23 Wentworth-Gardner House
Wentworth-Gardner House Wentworth-Gardner House, Partsmouth ( Rockingham County, New Hampshire).jpg
Wentworth-Gardner House
November 24, 1968
(#68000012)
Portsmouth
43°04′29″N70°45′01″W / 43.0748°N 70.7502°W / 43.0748; -70.7502 (Wentworth-Gardner House)
Rockingham An exceptionally fine late Georgian (1760) wood-frame house.

Of the state's National Historic Landmarks, the National Park Service operates only one: the Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site. The state operates some of them as historic sites:

Franklin Pierce Homestead

The Franklin Pierce Homestead is a historic house museum and state park located in Hillsborough, New Hampshire. It was the childhood home of the fourteenth President of the United States, Franklin Pierce.

Robert Frost Farm (Derry, New Hampshire) National Historic Landmark

The Robert Frost Farm in Derry, New Hampshire is a two-story, clapboard, connected farm built in 1884. It was the home of poet Robert Frost from 1900 to 1911. Today it is a New Hampshire state park in use as a historic house museum. The property is listed in the National Register of Historic Places as the Robert Frost Homestead.

The state also operates the Daniel Webster Birthplace Historic Site, which is not far from the Daniel Webster Family Home listed above.

Daniel Webster Family Home

The Daniel Webster Family Home, also known as The Elms, is a historic house on South Main Street in West Franklin, New Hampshire. The house has been designated a National Historic Landmark for its importance as the summer home of Daniel Webster (1782-1852), who owned it from 1829 until his death.

See also

National Register of Historic Places listings in New Hampshire Wikimedia list article

This is a directory of properties and districts listed on the National Register of Historic Places in New Hampshire. There are more than 750 listed sites in New Hampshire. Each of the 10 counties in New Hampshire has at least twenty listings on the National Register.

Related Research Articles

This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Belknap County, New Hampshire.

This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Carroll County, New Hampshire.

This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Cheshire County, New Hampshire.

This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Sullivan County, New Hampshire.

This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Rockingham County, New Hampshire.

This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Strafford County, New Hampshire.

This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire.

This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Merrimack County, New Hampshire.

This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Grafton County, New Hampshire.

This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Coos County, New Hampshire.

National Register of Historic Places listings in Hampshire County, West Virginia Wikimedia list article

This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Hampshire County, West Virginia.

References

  1. Numbers represent an ordering by significant words. Various colorings, defined here, differentiate National Historic Landmarks and historic districts from other NRHP buildings, structures, sites or objects.
  2. The eight-digit number below each date is the number assigned to each location in the National Register Information System database, which can be viewed by clicking the number.