It Happened in New Hampshire
Stories of Events and People that Shaped Granite State History
From a bizarre French and Indian War battle to the state’s first impeachment trial, It Happened in New Hampshire looks at intriguing people and episodes from the history of the Granite State.
- Relive the humorous, not-so-adventurous “camping” trip by a group of America’s most famous industrial titans in 1919, whose necessities included a personal chef and an electric generator.
- Find out how one woman’s kind act toward a young Native American years later spared her and her children from certain death during a ruthless revenge attack on settlers in a Dover garrison.
- Learn how concern to protect the White Mountains from environmental degradation contributed to the establishment of national forests across the United States.
- Discover how a fearless force of thirty soldiers refused surrender and sucessfully held off an army of 700 French militia and Indian allies at a remote outpost.
- Read about how two colonial governors—who, coincidentally, were close relatives—shocked their citizens with nearly equally scandalous, completely unexpected marriages.