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Berlin, New Hampshire, USA (Maynesborough)

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Where is 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..."http://berlinhistory.weebly.com/


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Berlin, New Hampshire, USA (Maynesborough) - Main Street looking South
Berlin, New Hampshire, USA (Maynesborough)

Main Street looking South
Berlin, New Hampshire, USA (Maynesborough) - View of Dam, Burgess Mills
Berlin, New Hampshire, USA (Maynesborough)

View of Dam, Burgess Mills
Berlin, New Hampshire, USA (Maynesborough) - Berlin, N. H., looking up River from Cascade Mills
Berlin, New Hampshire, USA (Maynesborough)

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

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

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January 15, 1882
News  1896 - Big Plant is Burned
Berlin, N. H. Sept. 21 - The lumber mills, cabinet factory, grist mills and considerable lumber,...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...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 ...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...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...Read MORE...

1916
Berlin, a banking city of Coos co., N.H., on the Androscoggin River and on the Boston and Maine and ...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.

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