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Hampton, Rockingham, New Hampshire, USA

"Hampton, a post-township in Rockingham co. , N. H. on Eastern railroad 50 miles S. E. of Concord. This township is a favorite summer resort for its fine bathing and picturesque scenery. Population, 1197."

A New and Complete Gazetteer of the United States: Giving a Full and Comprehensive Review of the Present Condition, Industry, and Resources of the American Confederacy ...
Thomas Baldwin (of Philadelphia.)
Joseph Thomas
January 1, 1854
Philadelphia : Lippincott, Grambo & Company 1854.


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  • News 1769 - COLONEL MOULTON'S BUILDINGS BURNED.
    On the 15th of March, 1769, town-meeting day, occurred the most destructive fire with which the town had ever been visited. The following account of...Read MORE...


  • News 1860 - Lightning Strikes Old Marston House
    August 8, 1860, the old Marston house, the paternal homestead of Mrs. Uri Lamprey, who inherited it, was struck by lightning and injured beyond...Read MORE...


  • News 1885 - Fire
    PORTSMOUTH, N. H., May 7. - A fire at Hampton Beach last night and this morning burned the Seaside House, the Atlantic House and the Ocean House, the ...Read MORE...


  • News 1898 - NEW HAMPSHIRE TORNADO. Loss of Life and Damage to Property at Hampton Beach.
    Hampton, N. H., July 6. - A tornado struck a section of Hampton beach at 3:15 o'clock, causing immense damage to beach property and great loss of...Read MORE...


  • Hampton, New Hampshire, USA
    Band Stand and Big Boar's Head, from Casino, Hampton Beach, N.H.
  • Hampton, New Hampshire, USA
    Looking North from Hampton River, Hampton, N.H.
  • Hampton, New Hampshire, USA
    1909 advertisement

    Hotel Whittier, Hampton, N.H.

    Kensington, New Hampshire, sketches and reminiscences by Mace, Ida M Published 1909
  • News 1915 - FIRE SWEEPS COAST RESORT. $200,000 Blaze at Hampton Beach, N. H., Destroys 45 Buildings
    Hampton Beach, N. H. Sept 23 - A fire starting in a box of rubbish tonight destroyed 45 buildings and caused a loss estimated at $250,000 in the most ...Read MORE...


  • Hampton, New Hampshire, USA
    The Casino, Hampton Beach, N.H.
  • Hampton, New Hampshire, USA
    The Kentville, Hampton Beach, N.H.
  • Hampton, New Hampshire, USA
    Lamie's Tavern, Lafayette Road, Hampton, N.H.
  • News 1950 - $500,000 FIRE HITS HAMPTON BEACH - 18 Buildings In Heart Of New Hampshire Summer Resort Destroyed
    HAMPTON, BEACH, N. H., July 15 (AP) - A $500,000 flash fire roared through 18 buildings in the heart of this popular New Hampshire seaside resort...Read MORE...




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Band Stand and Big Boar's Head, from Casino, Hampton Beach, N.H.

Hampton, New Hampshire, USA
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Looking North from Hampton River, Hampton, N.H.


Hampton, New Hampshire, USA
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1909 advertisement

Hotel Whittier, Hampton, N.H.

Kensington, New Hampshire, sketches and reminiscences by Mace, Ida M Published 1909

Hampton, New Hampshire, USA
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The Casino, Hampton Beach, N.H.

Hampton, New Hampshire, USA
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The Kentville, Hampton Beach, N.H.

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Lamie's Tavern, Lafayette Road, Hampton, N.H.
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  • News  1769 - COLONEL MOULTON'S BUILDINGS BURNED.
    On the 15th of March, 1769, town-meeting day, occurred the most destructive fire with which the town had ever been visited. The following account of... Read MORE...

  • History of Hampton Beach, New Hampshire


    History of Hampton Beach, New Hampshire / History of towns in United States (www.youtube.com)
  • News  1860 - Lightning Strikes Old Marston House
    August 8, 1860, the old Marston house, the paternal homestead of Mrs. Uri Lamprey, who inherited it, was struck by lightning and injured beyond... Read MORE...

  • News  1885 - Fire
    PORTSMOUTH, N. H., May 7. - A fire at Hampton Beach last night and this morning burned the Seaside House, the Atlantic House and the Ocean House, the ... Read MORE...

  • News  1898 - NEW HAMPSHIRE TORNADO. Loss of Life and Damage to Property at Hampton Beach.
    Hampton, N. H., July 6. - A tornado struck a section of Hampton beach at 3:15 o'clock, causing immense damage to beach property and great loss of... Read MORE...

  • News  1915 - FIRE SWEEPS COAST RESORT. $200,000 Blaze at Hampton Beach, N. H., Destroys 45 Buildings
    Hampton Beach, N. H. Sept 23 - A fire starting in a box of rubbish tonight destroyed 45 buildings and caused a loss estimated at $250,000 in the most ... Read MORE...

  • News  1950 - $500,000 FIRE HITS HAMPTON BEACH - 18 Buildings In Heart Of New Hampshire Summer Resort Destroyed
    HAMPTON, BEACH, N. H., July 15 (AP) - A $500,000 flash fire roared through 18 buildings in the heart of this popular New Hampshire seaside resort... Read MORE...

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