Free Shipping On All Orders

5 Fun Facts About November 10 In New Hampshire History

---Learn Every Day: NH Today In History Facts Texted Each Day - Text: history nh To: 618-270-4005---

1. On November 10, 1923, the Memorial Bridge connecting Portsmouth, New Hampshire, and Kittery, Maine, was officially opened. At the time, it was the largest vertical lift bridge in the world, and it remained a significant transportation route until it was replaced in 2013.

2. November 10th is also the anniversary of the Battle of Crown Point, which occurred in 1759 during the French and Indian War. British forces, led by General Jeffrey Amherst, seized the fort at Crown Point, New York, effectively cutting off French forces from their supply lines and laying the groundwork for the fall of New France.

3. In 1775, New Hampshire's Royal Governor, John Wentworth, was forced to flee the state after the outbreak of the American Revolution. On November 10th of that year, the state's Provincial Congress declared that Wentworth had "closed his official career in this Colony forever."

4. November 10th is also the birthday of General Henry Dearborn, who was born in North Hampton, New Hampshire in 1751. Dearborn served as a general in the Continental Army during the American Revolution, and later served as President Thomas Jefferson's Secretary of War.

5. Finally, November 10th is recognized in New Hampshire as the "Christian Science Day of Thanks." This holiday was established in 1955 by the state's Christian Science community and is celebrated annually as a day of gratitude and thanksgiving.
  • Tags: NH

Older Post Newer Post

Added to cart!
Free Shipping on Every Order | Unconditional Lifetime Warranty | Purchase Orders Accepted | Family Owned and Operated Free Priority Shipping On All USA Orders You Have Qualified for Free Shipping Spend $x to Unlock Free Shipping You Have Achieved Free Shipping Fee Free Financing Available - Pay Just 25% Today - Just Choose Installment Pay At Checkout Free Shipping On All Orders You Have Achieved Free Shipping Free shipping when you order over XX ou Have Qualified for Free Shipping