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Hanover, New Hampshire, USA - 1854 - Hanover
Hanover, a post-village of Grafton county, New Hampshire, about half a mile E. from the Connecticut river, and 65 miles N. W. from Concord. It has a fine situation on an elevated plain, 180 feet above the surface of the river. In the centre is a square of about 12 acres, around which stand the principal dwellings, and the buildings of Dartmouth College. This old and highly respectable institution was founded in 1769, and received its name from William, Earl of Dartmouth. .Some of our most eminent statesmen (among whom may be mentioned Daniel Webster) here received their education. Connected with the college is a flourishing medical school, instituted in 1797. The village contains 2 or 8 churches, several stores, and a newspaper office. Population of the town- ship. 2352.
A New and Complete Gazetteer of the United States: Giving a Full and Comprehensive Review of the Present Condition, Industry, and Resources of the American Confederacy ... Thomas Baldwin (of Philadelphia.) Joseph Thomas January 1, 1854 Philadelphia : Lippincott, Grambo & Company 1854.
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