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Berlin, New Hampshire, USA

Berlin, Coos, New Hampshire, USA

"...Our city has come a long ways since it was first granted on December 31, 1771 by Colonial Governor John Wentworth as the small village, named Maynesborough, after a man by the name of Sir William Mayne from London, England.

Maynesboro was first settled in 1824 by William Sessions and Cyrus Wheeler. The small township was later incorporated as the town of Berlin with the help of Thomas Wheeler, who was also the father of Cyrus. With only 65 inhabitants, most of them from Shelburne, New Hampshire and Gilead, Maine, Berlin was in the farming industry..."

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  • News 1842 - June 11 - A late season snowstorm struck New England. Snow fell during the morning and early afternoon, accumulating to a depth of ten to twelve inches at Irasburg VT. Berlin NH was blanketed with eleven inches of snow during the day.
    Snow whitened the higher peaks of the Appalachians as far south as Maryland.
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    June 11, 1842

  • 1854 - Berlin
    Berlin, a post-township of Coos county, New Hampshire, about 125 miles N. of Con cord, well-watered by the Androscoggin and Amonoosuck rivers....Read MORE...


  • News 1882 - January 15 - 1st US ski club forms (Berlin NH)

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    January 15, 1882

  • 1895 - Berlin
    Berlin, a township of Coos co., N.H., on the Grand Trunk Railroad. Pop. 529.
    Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ... Joseph Thomas January 1, 1895 J.B. Lippincott

  • News 1896 - Big Plant is Burned
    Berlin, N. H. Sept. 21 - The lumber mills, cabinet factory, grist mills and considerable lumber, owned by the Berlin Manufacturing company, were...Read MORE...


  • News 1898 - Fire
    BERLIN, N. H., March 26. - A fire which started in Cote's block on Main Street, about 1 o'clock this morning, partially destroyed the building,...Read MORE...


  • Berlin, New Hampshire, USA
    Main Street looking South
  • Berlin, New Hampshire, USA
    View of Dam, Burgess Mills
  • Berlin, New Hampshire, USA
    Berlin, N. H., looking up River from Cascade Mills
  • News 1905 - SUFFOCATED BY SMOKE.
    Berlin, N. H. Dec. 13 - During a fire that damaged the dwelling house of J.D. Lary to the extent of about $15,000, Xavier Arslneault, a boarder,...Read MORE...


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    Birds Eye View of Berlin, N.H., looking up the Grand Trunk
  • Berlin, New Hampshire, USA
    High Street
  • News 1907 - THEATRE BURNED OUT.
    Berlin, N. H. Nov. 25. - The interior of the Albert theatre building, a four story brick block of modern construction, was burned out. The fire...Read MORE...


  • News 1908 - FIRE LOSS OF $400,000 Blaze at Berlin, N. H., Wipes Out Eight Business Buildings
    Berlin, N. H., Feb. 5. - With the thermometer at 20 degrees below zero, eight buildings in the heart of the business district of this city were...Read MORE...


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    International Paper Co. Plant
  • Berlin, New Hampshire, USA
    Main Street, 1909
  • Berlin, New Hampshire, USA
    Berlin, N.H., Berlin and Mt. Forest from Opera House Block
  • Berlin, New Hampshire, USA
    Cascade Mills
  • Berlin, New Hampshire, USA
    Coos County Court House
  • Berlin, New Hampshire, USA
    Central Fire Station
  • Berlin, New Hampshire, USA
    High School
  • Berlin, New Hampshire, USA
    Public Library
  • Berlin, New Hampshire, USA
    Post Office Square
  • Berlin, New Hampshire, USA
    The Albert Theatre
  • Berlin, New Hampshire, USA
    100,000 cords of Pulp Wood, Burgess Sulphite Fiber Co., Berlin, N.H.
  • Berlin, New Hampshire, USA
    Main Street from Post Office Square
  • 1916
    Berlin, a banking city of Coos co., N.H., on the Androscoggin River and on the Boston and Maine and the Grand Trunk Rs., 98 miles NW. of Portland. It ...Read MORE...


  • Berlin, New Hampshire, USA
    Mason Street Bridge over Androscoggin River, 1916
  • Berlin, New Hampshire, USA
    View on Androscoggin River from Y.M.C.A. Bridge
  • Berlin, New Hampshire, USA
    Burgess Sulphite Mill and Swinging Bridge
  • Berlin, New Hampshire, USA
    Princess Theatre and City National Bank
  • Berlin, New Hampshire, USA
    Main Street, Berlin, N.H., looking South
  • 1943 - November 23 - Northern New Hampshire was in the grips of a record snowstorm which left a total of 55 inches at Berlin, and 56 inches at Randolph.

    WeatherForYou.com



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Main Street looking South

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View of Dam, Burgess Mills


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Berlin, N. H., looking up River from Cascade Mills

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Birds Eye View of Berlin, N.H., looking up the Grand Trunk

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High Street

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International Paper Co. Plant

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Main Street, 1909

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Berlin, N.H., Berlin and Mt. Forest from Opera House Block

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Cascade Mills

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Coos County Court House


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Central Fire Station

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High School

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Public Library

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Post Office Square

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The Albert Theatre

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100,000 cords of Pulp Wood, Burgess Sulphite Fiber Co., Berlin, N.H.

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Main Street from Post Office Square

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Mason Street Bridge over Androscoggin River, 1916

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View on Androscoggin River from Y.M.C.A. Bridge

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Burgess Sulphite Mill and Swinging Bridge

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Princess Theatre and City National Bank

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Main Street, Berlin, N.H., looking South
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  • News  1842 - June 11 - A late season snowstorm struck New England. Snow fell during the morning and early afternoon, accumulating to a depth of ten to twelve inches at Irasburg VT. Berlin NH was blanketed with eleven inches of snow during the day.
    Snow whitened the higher peaks of the Appalachians as far south as Maryland.
    WeatherForYou.com
    June 11, 1842
  • 1854 - Berlin
    Berlin, a post-township of Coos county, New Hampshire, about 125 miles N. of Con cord, well-watered by the Androscoggin and Amonoosuck rivers.... Read MORE...

  • News  1882 - January 15 - 1st US ski club forms (Berlin NH)

    historyorb.com
    January 15, 1882
  • 1895 - Berlin
    Berlin, a township of Coos co., N.H., on the Grand Trunk Railroad. Pop. 529.
    Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ... Joseph Thomas January 1, 1895 J.B. Lippincott
  • News  1896 - Big Plant is Burned
    Berlin, N. H. Sept. 21 - The lumber mills, cabinet factory, grist mills and considerable lumber, owned by the Berlin Manufacturing company, were... Read MORE...

  • News  1898 - Fire
    BERLIN, N. H., March 26. - A fire which started in Cote's block on Main Street, about 1 o'clock this morning, partially destroyed the building,... Read MORE...

  • News  1905 - SUFFOCATED BY SMOKE.
    Berlin, N. H. Dec. 13 - During a fire that damaged the dwelling house of J.D. Lary to the extent of about $15,000, Xavier Arslneault, a boarder,... Read MORE...

  • News  1907 - THEATRE BURNED OUT.
    Berlin, N. H. Nov. 25. - The interior of the Albert theatre building, a four story brick block of modern construction, was burned out. The fire... Read MORE...

  • News  1908 - FIRE LOSS OF $400,000 Blaze at Berlin, N. H., Wipes Out Eight Business Buildings
    Berlin, N. H., Feb. 5. - With the thermometer at 20 degrees below zero, eight buildings in the heart of the business district of this city were... Read MORE...

  • 1916
    Berlin, a banking city of Coos co., N.H., on the Androscoggin River and on the Boston and Maine and the Grand Trunk Rs., 98 miles NW. of Portland. It ... Read MORE...

  • 1943 - November 23 - Northern New Hampshire was in the grips of a record snowstorm which left a total of 55 inches at Berlin, and 56 inches at Randolph.

    WeatherForYou.com

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