Home  |  About  |  Contact  |  Advertise

NH Lodging:
NH Vacation Packages
Most Romantic NH Getaways
Cabins & Cottages
Hotels & Motels
Manchester Airport Hotels
Resorts, Inns, and B&B
Condo/Townhouse Rentals
House Rentals
Pet-Friendly Hotels
NH Timeshares
NH Campgrounds:
NH Campgrounds...
Accommodation Tips:
General Travel Tips
Cabin Rental Tips
Condo Rental Tips
Hotel Stay Tips
Vacation Rental Tips
Outdoors NH:
ATV Rentals
Snowmobile Rentals
Hiking Trails
Rock Climbing
Canoeing / Kayaking
Must See Places in NH
NH Weather
Guided Tours
NH Golf Courses
NH Lakes
Scenic NH:
Scenery Pictures
Isles of Shoals
NH Waterfalls
NH Seacoast
Covered Bridges
Fall Foliage Report
NH Scenic Drives
Kancamagus Highway
Mt. Washington Auto Road
White Mountains
NH Events
Made in NH
Home & Garden
Arts & Crafts
NH Apple Orchards
Farms & Farm Stands
Things to do in NH
Wedding Help
NH Wedding Directory
Pet Services
NH Recipes
Best NH Restaurants
Reports & Reviews:
NH's Top B & B's
Guide to Dining in NH
Trip Reports Archive
Personal Reviews
"Not Quite NH"
NH Webcams:
View All NH Webcams
Balloon Rally Cam!
Chatham NH Webcam
Dixville Notch Webcam
Dublin NH Webcam
Exeter NH Webcam
Franconia NH Webcam
Groveton NH Webcam
Hampton Beach Cam
Hancock NH Observatory
Jackson NH Webcam
Lake Winnipesaukee Webcam
Lake Winnipesaukee Wolfeboro
Lincoln NH Webcam
Lisbon NH Webcam
Loudon NH Webcam
Memorial Bridge Cam
Mt. Washington Webcam
Ossipee Lake Webcam
Pittsburg NH Webcam
Pittsfield NH Webcam
Plymouth State Univer.
Portsmouth Harbor NH
Portsmouth: Market Square
Suncook Lake NH
The Ravines NH
Rye Beach NH Webcam
Winnisquam Lake
Webcams "Best Of"
Other Webcams:
Mt. St. Helens Webcam
Seasonal Links:
Lake Winnipesaukee
Lake Winnipesaukee Attractions
Mt. Washington Auto Road
Motorcycle Week
2012 NHMS Race Schedule
NASCAR Race Checklist
NHMS Track Facts
NH ATV Clubs
NH Boat Safety Classes
Canoeing / Kayaking
Fall Foliage Report
Florida Snowbird Resources
Cut Your Own Christmas Tree
NH Snowmobile Trail Conditions
NH Snowmobile Clubs
NH Ski Reports
Family Friendly Ski Areas in NH
Sled Dog Rides
What is Dog Sledding Like?
Horse Drawn Sleigh Rides
How to Make Maple Syrup
NH Vineyards
NH State Parks List
Cool NH Stuff:
Haunted Places in NH
Live NH Webcams
NH Videos
NH Photos
NH State Facts
NH Headstones and Graveyards
NH Legends
Old Man of the Mountain
Live Free Or Die
NH History
NH State Map
Made in NH
NH Made Gifts
NH Themed Products
Famous People From NH
Must See Places in NH
NH Jokes
NH GPS Coordinates
Unclaimed NH Property
NH Traffic Condition Cams
Other NH Airports
Car Rentals & Limos
NH Banks
Real Estate Agents
Forum Topics:

General Topics

Ask a Question About NH

Lake Winnipesaukee

Connecticut River

Merrimack River

Ossipee Lake

Lake Sunapee

Mt. Washington

Kancamagus Highway

Fall Foliage & Scenic Drives

Covered Bridges



Rock Climbing




ATV's & UTV's


Guided Tours






Gold Prospecting

Maple Sugaring

Haunted Places

History & Genealogy

Legends & Mysteries

Government, Laws & politics


Tell Us Your NH Story

Guided Tours
NH Businesses
Local Links
Link to us!
Site Map

Concord New Hampshire Historic Places

Concord, the capitol of the state of New Hampshire is rich in history dating back to the early 1700's. Main Street in Concord was created in 1726. It is about this time that Concord's history as an economic center of New Hampshire began to take shape and New Hampshire's economic base was formed. Below, we have outlined some of the historical places in Concord NH:


NH State House

In 1808 Concord was chosen for the capitol of New Hampshire due to it's central location within the state of New Hampshire. The construction of the New Hampshire State House was completed in 1819. The state house was designed by architect Stuart Park. When the state house was built, it was 2 stories high, built from granite mined right here in New Hampshire by prisoners housed at the NH state prison. The NH state house was expanded and it's dome was added in 1866. The state house was expanded again in 1910 by adding a 3rd story and West wing.


NH State House Annex

The NH State House Annex was built in the late 1930's to accommodate the rapidly growing size of the NH state government.


Norris Bakery

The Norris Bakery building at 16-18 S. Main St. was used from the 1860's until the 1920's. The bakery was believed to be among the largest bakeries in the state of New Hampshire. Norris Bakery delivered bread to the military camps by horse and wagon. The bakery was later turned into a movie theater in the 1930's and it remained a theater until 1994.


Statesman Building

The Statesman Building, located at 18 N. Main St. was used for the Statesman Newspaper which was bought out by the Concord Monitor. The statesman building was the first building in Concord to use electricity.

Sears Roebuck Department Store

Sears Roebuck was located at 19 S. Main St in Concord and claimed to be the largest department store in the state of New Hampshire.


First Church of Christ

The First Church of Christ is located on the corner of North State St and School St in Concord NH. The church is currently the tallest building in Concord. It's 165 foot steeple towers over the city of Concord. The building is built from granite from a nearby granite quarry in Concord. This church was founded by the famous Mary Baker Eddy who donated $100,000.00 towards to the construction of the church.


South Congregational Church

The South Congregational Church is located at 27 Pleasant St in Concord, NH. The church was designed by the minister's brother (Charles Parker). The cross on the steeple of the church was the focus of controversy for many years as it was seen as a symbol of the Roman Catholic faith.


Sacred Heart Church

The Sacred Heart Church is located at 52 Pleasant St in Concord, NH. The house next to the church at 54 Pleasant St was purchased to be used as the church's rectory.


New Phenix Hall

The New Phenix Hall is located at 40 North Main St. The original Phenix Hall ("Old Phenix Hall") burned down in 1893. Both Phenix Halls featured an auditorium and were used for political and sporting events. The New Phenix Hall has a stage that rolls out. New Phenix Hall once featured a bridge that connected the Phenix Hotel next door across the alley. Both Abraham Lincoln and Theodore Roosevelt spoke at the New Phenix Hall in Concord, NH.

NH Tour Guide's History & Genealogy Forum






Home  |  About Us  |  Contact  |  Advertise With Us  |  Link to Us  |  Site Map

Copyright 2007-2015. NH Tour Guide.com. All Rights Reserved.