Live Free Or Die

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Granite State

White Mountain State

Mother Of Rivers

Switzerland Of America CO ME NJ WV

Name: for an English county

Distinction: New Hampshire was the only state to have an annual Fast Day as an official legal holiday. (I guess the rest of the days were relatively slow.)

Geographic Oddity: In colonial days, New Hampshire separated Massachusetts from Massachusetts (because Maine was part of Massachusetts at the time).

Famous Native: Mary Ann Morse Baker Glover Patterson Eddy ~ founder of Christian Science

Notable Landmarks:
  Natural = Mount Washington
  Man-Made = Mount Washington Hotel

Notable Landmark:

Favorite City Name: Dixville Notch

Something you might hear a Granite Stater say: "Live free or die."
(In fact, you may want to check out the Free State Project.)

Little Known Factoid: Until recent years, The Old Man Of The Mountain . . .

If I could live anywhere in New Hampshire, it would be in Willey House, surrounded by White Mountain National Forest, and you could visit me during the autumn.