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Lisbon, New Hampshire, USA

Governor Benning Wentworth granted a charter in 1763 under the name of Concord, opening the township which became Lisbon. No settlement was made under that charter, and in 1768 another was made under the name of Gunthwaite. At town meeting in 1824 is was voted to name the town Lisbon after Lisbon, Portugal.

Samuel Martin was the first white man known to travel through the unbroken wilderness which became Lisbon. The year was 1749. He came with his young son on a hunting trip and remembered the area...

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  • Samuel Martin was the first white man known to travel through the unbroken wilderness which became Lisbon. The year was 1749.

    http://www.lisbonnh.org/about-lisbon-nh/

  • Governor Benning Wentworth granted a charter in 1763 under the name of Concord, opening the township which became Lisbon.
    No settlement was made under that charter, and in 1768 another was made under the name of Gunthwaite
    http://www.lisbonnh.org/about-lisbon-nh/

  • 1768 - Lisbon - When settlement was made in Gunthwaite in 1768, Samuel Martin came with his family and built a log cabin near Henry Pond.

    http://www.lisbonnh.org/about-lisbon-nh/

  • Samuel Young came to Lisbon in 1775 from Massachusetts and built a log cabin

    http://www.lisbonnh.org/about-lisbon-nh/

  • At town meeting in 1824 is was voted to name the town Lisbon after Lisbon, Portugal.

    http://www.lisbonnh.org/about-lisbon-nh/

  • 1854 - Lisbon
    Lisbon, a post-township of Grafton co., New Hampshire, on both sides of the Ammonoosuck river, about 81 miles N. by W. from Concord. Population,...Read MORE...


  • Lisbon, New Hampshire, USA
    Methodist Episcopal Church
    Postcard
  • 1895 - Lisbon
    Lisbon, a post-village of Grafton co, N.H., in Lisbon township, on the Mink River, and on the Boston, Concord & Montreal Railroad, 103 miles N. by W. ...Read MORE...


  • Lisbon, New Hampshire, USA
    Main Street
    Postcard
  • News 1901 - FIRE NEARLY DESTROYS A TOWN.
    Lisbon, N. H., Nov. 4. - Starting in the peg mill of JAMES G. MOORE, Sunday morning, fire destroyed a large part of the business section of this...Read MORE...


  • Lisbon, New Hampshire, USA
    The Parker Young Co.
    The Largest Makers of Piano Sounding Boards in the World.
    Postcard


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Methodist Episcopal Church
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Main Street
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The Parker Young Co.
The Largest Makers of Piano Sounding Boards in the World.
Postcard
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  • Samuel Martin was the first white man known to travel through the unbroken wilderness which became Lisbon. The year was 1749.

    http://www.lisbonnh.org/about-lisbon-nh/
  • Governor Benning Wentworth granted a charter in 1763 under the name of Concord, opening the township which became Lisbon.
    No settlement was made under that charter, and in 1768 another was made under the name of Gunthwaite
    http://www.lisbonnh.org/about-lisbon-nh/
  • 1768 - Lisbon - When settlement was made in Gunthwaite in 1768, Samuel Martin came with his family and built a log cabin near Henry Pond.

    http://www.lisbonnh.org/about-lisbon-nh/
  • Samuel Young came to Lisbon in 1775 from Massachusetts and built a log cabin

    http://www.lisbonnh.org/about-lisbon-nh/
  • At town meeting in 1824 is was voted to name the town Lisbon after Lisbon, Portugal.

    http://www.lisbonnh.org/about-lisbon-nh/
  • 1854 - Lisbon
    Lisbon, a post-township of Grafton co., New Hampshire, on both sides of the Ammonoosuck river, about 81 miles N. by W. from Concord. Population,... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Lisbon
    Lisbon, a post-village of Grafton co, N.H., in Lisbon township, on the Mink River, and on the Boston, Concord & Montreal Railroad, 103 miles N. by W. ... Read MORE...

  • News  1901 - FIRE NEARLY DESTROYS A TOWN.
    Lisbon, N. H., Nov. 4. - Starting in the peg mill of JAMES G. MOORE, Sunday morning, fire destroyed a large part of the business section of this... Read MORE...

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