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Nelson, New Hampshire, USA

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Nelson, Cheshire, New Hampshire, USA

Originally named Monadnock No. 6, the town was granted in 1752 by Governor Benning Wentworth. It was first settled in 1767 by Breed Batchelder. On February 22, 1774, the town was incorporated by Governor John Wentworth as Packersfield, after a major proprietor, Thomas Packer, the sheriff at Portsmouth. The name was changed in 1814 to Nelson in honor of Viscount Horatio Nelson, British admiral and naval hero...wikipedia



Nelson, New Hampshire, USA - Church at Nelson, N. H.
Nelson, New Hampshire, USA

Church at Nelson, N. H.
Nelson, New Hampshire, USA - Spoonwood Pond and Nubanusit Lake, Nelson, N.H.
Nelson, New Hampshire, USA

Spoonwood Pond and Nubanusit Lake, Nelson, N.H.

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1906
Nelson, a post-township (town) of Cheshire co., N.H., about 10 miles NE. of Keene. Pop. in 1900,...Read MORE...

News  1947 - Nashua Business Man Is Nubanusit Drowning Victim
Elmer C. Orff, 58, of 76 Amherst st., retired wood dealer, drowned in a fishing trip accident at...Read MORE...


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