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History of Nashua, New Hampshire, USA

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Nashua, New  Hampshire, USA

Nashua, Hillsborough, New Hampshire

Located at the confluence of the Nashua and Merrimack rivers, Dunstable was first settled about 1654 as a fur trading town. Like many 19th century riverfront New England communities, it would be developed during the Industrial Revolution with textile mills operated from water power.


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  • News 1854 - GAS EXPLOSION AT NASHUA
    House Blown Up - Five Persons Injured.
    From the Manchester (N. H.) Mirror

    A very singular and wonderful accident occurred at Nashua, at 11...Read MORE...


  • 1854 - Nashua / Dunstable
    Nashua, formerly Dunstable, an important manufacturing post-town of Hillsborough county, New Hampshire, 40 miles N. N. E. from Boston, is situated at ...Read MORE...


  • News 1870 - Great Fire in Nashua.
    About half past ten Saturday evening fire was discovered in the belfry of the First Congregational Church in Nashua. The fire could have been put out ...Read MORE...


  • News 1895 - THE MERRIMAC RIVER Higher Than it has been for Years - Still Rising.
    Nashua, N. H., April 15 - The great rainfall has raised the Merrimac and Nashua rivers, together with Salmon Brook, into rushing torrents. Saturday...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Nashua
    Nashua, a city, one of the capitals of Hillsborough £, N.H., is situated on the W. bank of the Merrimac River, at the mouth of the Nashua River, 35...Read MORE...


  • Nashua, New  Hampshire, USA
    "Frozen Dainties" FREE
    The White Mountain Freezer Co., Nashua, N.H.

    The Ladies' Home Journal
    May 1898
    Advertisement
  • Nashua, New  Hampshire, USA
    Nashua River and Falls, Nashua, N.H.
    Postcard
  • 1906
    Nashua, a city, one of the capitals of Hillsboro co., N.H., is situated on the W. bank of the Merrimac River, at the mouth of the Nashua River, 14...Read MORE...


  • Nashua, New  Hampshire, USA
    Nashua N.H. Armory
    Postcard
  • Nashua, New  Hampshire, USA
    Lake Street Fire Station from South Common
    Postcard
  • Nashua, New  Hampshire, USA
    Pennichuck Pond, 1907
    Postcard
  • Nashua, New  Hampshire, USA
    United States Post Office
    Postcard
  • Nashua, New  Hampshire, USA
    U.S. Fish Hatchery, Nashua, N.H.
    Postcard
  • Nashua, New  Hampshire, USA
    Highland Spring Sanatorium, Nashua, N.H. For Nervous Invalids.
    Postcard
  • Nashua, New  Hampshire, USA
    Main St. North of City Hall, 1908
    Postcard
  • Nashua, New  Hampshire, USA
    Bank of the Merrimac
    Postcard
  • Nashua, New  Hampshire, USA
    Railroad Square
    Postcard
  • Nashua, New  Hampshire, USA
    Boat Club, 1909
    Postcard
  • Nashua, New  Hampshire, USA
    Court House
    Postcard
  • Nashua, New  Hampshire, USA
    The Harbor School
    Postcard
  • Nashua, New  Hampshire, USA
    Hollis Street
    Postcard
  • Nashua, New  Hampshire, USA
    Nashua Junction, 1910
    Postcard
  • Nashua, New  Hampshire, USA
    Mount Pleasant School
    Postcard
  • Nashua, New  Hampshire, USA
    Pearl St. and Tremont House from Main St., Nashua, N.H.
    Postcard
  • News 1911 - July 4 - 106°F (41°C) at Nashua, New Hampshire (state record)

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    July 4, 1911

  • Nashua, New  Hampshire, USA
    Universalist Church, 1913
    Postcard
  • Nashua, New  Hampshire, USA
    Emergency Hospital, 1914
    Postcard
  • Nashua, New  Hampshire, USA
    Sands' Patent Triple Motion White Mountain Freezers
    Manufactured by the White Mountain Freezer Co., Nashua, N.H.

    Advertisement
  • Nashua, New  Hampshire, USA
    Central Fire Station
    Postcard
  • Nashua, New  Hampshire, USA
    Main Street Residential Section
    Postcard
  • News 1930 - HUNDREDS OF HOMES RAZED BY BRUSH BLAZES
    Many Persons Made Homeless and Scores of Communities in Eastern Seaboard States Count Losses Mounting Into Millions - Southeastern Section of Nashua, ...Read MORE...


  • Nashua, New  Hampshire, USA
    City Hall
    Postcard
  • Nashua, New  Hampshire, USA
    Nashua Public Library
    Postcard
  • Nashua, New  Hampshire, USA
    Y.M.C.A.
    Postcard
  • Nashua, New  Hampshire, USA
    St. Joseph Hospital
    Postcard
  • Nashua, New  Hampshire, USA
    First Congregational Church
    Postcard
  • Nashua, New  Hampshire, USA
    Nashua Senior High School
    Postcard
  • Nashua, New  Hampshire, USA
    Main Street Bridge
    Postcard
  • Nashua, New  Hampshire, USA
    View along Nashua River showing St. Francis Xavier Church
    Postcard
  • Nashua, New  Hampshire, USA
    Unitarian Church and Parish House
    Postcard
  • Nashua, New  Hampshire, USA
    Main Street looking South
    Postcard


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"Frozen Dainties" FREE
The White Mountain Freezer Co., Nashua, N.H.

The Ladies' Home Journal
May 1898
Advertisement

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Nashua River and Falls, Nashua, N.H.
Postcard

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Nashua N.H. Armory
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Lake Street Fire Station from South Common
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Pennichuck Pond, 1907
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United States Post Office
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U.S. Fish Hatchery, Nashua, N.H.
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Highland Spring Sanatorium, Nashua, N.H. For Nervous Invalids.
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Main St. North of City Hall, 1908
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Bank of the Merrimac
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Railroad Square
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Boat Club, 1909
Postcard

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Pearl St. and Tremont House from Main St., Nashua, N.H.
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Court House
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The Harbor School
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Hollis Street
Postcard

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Nashua Junction, 1910
Postcard

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Mount Pleasant School
Postcard

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Universalist Church, 1913
Postcard

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Emergency Hospital, 1914
Postcard

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Sands' Patent Triple Motion White Mountain Freezers
Manufactured by the White Mountain Freezer Co., Nashua, N.H.

Advertisement

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Central Fire Station
Postcard

Nashua, New Hampshire, USA
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Main Street Residential Section
Postcard

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City Hall
Postcard

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Nashua Public Library
Postcard

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Y.M.C.A.
Postcard

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St. Joseph Hospital
Postcard

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Main Street looking South
Postcard

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First Congregational Church
Postcard

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Nashua Senior High School
Postcard

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Main Street Bridge
Postcard

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View along Nashua River showing St. Francis Xavier Church
Postcard

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Unitarian Church and Parish House
Postcard
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History and News of Nashua, New Hampshire, USA

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  • 1854 - Nashua / Dunstable
    Nashua, formerly Dunstable, an important manufacturing post-town of Hillsborough county, New Hampshire, 40 miles N. N. E. from Boston, is situated at ... Read MORE...

  • News  1854 - GAS EXPLOSION AT NASHUA
    House Blown Up - Five Persons Injured.
    From the Manchester (N. H.) Mirror

    A very singular and wonderful accident occurred at Nashua, at 11... Read MORE...

  • News  1870 - Great Fire in Nashua.
    About half past ten Saturday evening fire was discovered in the belfry of the First Congregational Church in Nashua. The fire could have been put out ... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Nashua
    Nashua, a city, one of the capitals of Hillsborough £, N.H., is situated on the W. bank of the Merrimac River, at the mouth of the Nashua River, 35... Read MORE...

  • News  1895 - THE MERRIMAC RIVER Higher Than it has been for Years - Still Rising.
    Nashua, N. H., April 15 - The great rainfall has raised the Merrimac and Nashua rivers, together with Salmon Brook, into rushing torrents. Saturday... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    Nashua, a city, one of the capitals of Hillsboro co., N.H., is situated on the W. bank of the Merrimac River, at the mouth of the Nashua River, 14... Read MORE...

  • News  1911 - July 4 - 106°F (41°C) at Nashua, New Hampshire (state record)

    historyorb.com
    July 4, 1911
  • News  1930 - HUNDREDS OF HOMES RAZED BY BRUSH BLAZES
    Many Persons Made Homeless and Scores of Communities in Eastern Seaboard States Count Losses Mounting Into Millions - Southeastern Section of Nashua, ... Read MORE...

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