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History of Gilmanton, New Hampshire, USA

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Gilmanton, New Hampshire, USA

Gilmanton, Belknap, NH

Gilmanton was incorporated in 1727. First known as "Gilmantown", the town was home to the Gilman family, originally settled at Exeter.


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  • 1727 - Gilmanton was incorporated


  • On the evening of December 26, 1761, Benjamin Mudgett and his wife, from the town of Brentwood, arrived in Gilmanton, having come that day from Epson, a distance of not less than twelve miles, on foot.
    Mrs. Mudgett was the first white woman who set foot on the soil of
    Gilmanton, and she passed the first night in town with no other woman
    nearer...Read MORE...


  • 1762 - Gilmanton - The first child born in the town was Dorothy, daughter of Orlando Weed and wife, October 13, 1762.

    http://www.nh.searchroots.com/documents/History_Gilmanton_NH.txt

  • 1763 - Gilmanton - On August 1, 1763 the first minister moved his family into town, for a permament residence--the Rev. William Parsons.

    http://www.nh.searchroots.com/documents/History_Gilmanton_NH.txt

  • 1774 - Gilmanton - two churches were erected -
    one by the town for the use of Congregationalists, and one by
    individuals for the use of the Baptists.
    http://www.nh.searchroots.com/documents/History_Gilmanton_NH.txt

  • March 10, 1785 a committee was chosen to divide the town of Gilmanton into school districts.

    http://www.nh.searchroots.com/documents/History_Gilmanton_NH.txt

  • Gilmanton Academy was incorporated by the Legislature in 1794.

    http://www.nh.searchroots.com/documents/History_Gilmanton_NH.txt

  • 1854 - Gilmanton / Gilmanton Iron Works
    Gilmanton, a post-township of Belknap co., New Hampshire, 20 miles N. N. E. from Concord. Population, 3282.

    Gilmanton Iron Works, a post-village...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Gilmanton
    Gilmanton, a post-village of Belknap co., N.H., in Gilmanton township, 18 miles N.N.E. of Concord, and 10 miles S.E. of Tilton. It has 3 churches and ...Read MORE...


  • Gilmanton, New Hampshire, USA
    Iron Works Road
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  • Gilmanton, New Hampshire, USA
    The Bridge, Gilmanton I.W., N.H.
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  • Gilmanton, New Hampshire, USA
    "The Pines," Crystal Lake, Gilmanton Iron Works, N.H.
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Iron Works Road
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The Bridge, Gilmanton I.W., N.H.
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"The Pines," Crystal Lake, Gilmanton Iron Works, N.H.
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  • 1727 - Gilmanton was incorporated
  • On the evening of December 26, 1761, Benjamin Mudgett and his wife, from the town of Brentwood, arrived in Gilmanton, having come that day from Epson, a distance of not less than twelve miles, on foot.
    Mrs. Mudgett was the first white woman who set foot on the soil of
    Gilmanton, and she passed the first night in town with no other woman
    nearer... Read MORE...

  • 1762 - Gilmanton - The first child born in the town was Dorothy, daughter of Orlando Weed and wife, October 13, 1762.

    http://www.nh.searchroots.com/documents/History_Gilmanton_NH.txt
  • 1763 - Gilmanton - On August 1, 1763 the first minister moved his family into town, for a permament residence--the Rev. William Parsons.

    http://www.nh.searchroots.com/documents/History_Gilmanton_NH.txt
  • 1774 - Gilmanton - two churches were erected -
    one by the town for the use of Congregationalists, and one by
    individuals for the use of the Baptists.
    http://www.nh.searchroots.com/documents/History_Gilmanton_NH.txt
  • March 10, 1785 a committee was chosen to divide the town of Gilmanton into school districts.

    http://www.nh.searchroots.com/documents/History_Gilmanton_NH.txt
  • Gilmanton Academy was incorporated by the Legislature in 1794.

    http://www.nh.searchroots.com/documents/History_Gilmanton_NH.txt
  • 1854 - Gilmanton / Gilmanton Iron Works
    Gilmanton, a post-township of Belknap co., New Hampshire, 20 miles N. N. E. from Concord. Population, 3282.

    Gilmanton Iron Works, a post-village... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Gilmanton
    Gilmanton, a post-village of Belknap co., N.H., in Gilmanton township, 18 miles N.N.E. of Concord, and 10 miles S.E. of Tilton. It has 3 churches and ... Read MORE...

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