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5 Fun Facts About June 13 In New Hampshire History

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1. On June 13, 1695, the first town meeting was held in Hampton, New Hampshire, making it one of the oldest towns in the state with a rich history of colonial settlement.

2. The New Hampshire Historical Society was founded on June 13, 1823. The society's mission is to collect, preserve, and share the state's history through a variety of programs and exhibitions.

3. On June 13, 1846, the first major fire in Manchester, New Hampshire, destroyed several buildings in the downtown area. The fire prompted the city to establish a fire department and improve its fire safety measures.

4. On June 13, 1889, the New Hampshire State Normal School, now known as Plymouth State University, was established in Plymouth, New Hampshire. The school was founded to train future teachers and has since become a respected institution of higher education.

5. In 1994, on June 13, the New Hampshire state legislature passed the "Live Free or Die" motto into law. The motto, which appears on state license plates, represents a symbol of the state's independent spirit and resistance to government control.
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