New Hampshire

State: New Hampshire

Lat/Long: 44.0000, -71.6667

One of the original thirteen colonies, New Hampshire ratified the U.S. Constitution on June 21, 1788, being the ninth state admitted to the Union. New Hampshire was a free state and remained loyal to the Union during the Civil War. Concord is the capital and Manchester is the largest city.

Webster's New Geographical Dictionary (Springfield, MA: Merriam-Webster, 1988), 833; Courtlandt Canby, The Encyclopedia of Historic Places (New York: Facts on File, 1984), 2:653.