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Fort Constitution State Historic Site
Fort Constitution State Historic Site
Historic Site in New Castle, NH USA

Fort Constitution State Historic Site is located on a peninsula on the northeast corner of New Castle Island. It overlooks both the Piscataqua River and the Atlantic Ocean. The grounds provide a casual gathering spot for picnics.


Fort Stark State Historic Site
Fort Stark State Historic Site
Historic Site in New Castle, NH USA

Fort Stark Historic Site is located on a peninsula historically called Jerry's Point on the southeast corner of New Castle Island. It overlooks the Piscataqua River, Little Harbor and the Atlantic Ocean. Fort Stark was named in honor of John Stark, commander of N.H.

Jackson House
Jackson House things to do on a rainy day in Seacoast, NH
Historic Site in Portsmouth, NH USA

Jackson House is the oldest surviving wood-frame house in New Hampshire. The house was built by Richard Jackson, a woodworker, farmer, and mariner, on his family's twenty-five-acre plot.

John Langdon House
John Langdon House things to do on a rainy day in Seacoast, NH
Historic Site in Portsmouth, NH USA

Governor John Langdon House is an exceptional Georgian mansion which George Washington "esteemed the first" in Portsmouth. Its reception rooms are of a grand scale suited to ceremonial occasions and are ornamented by elaborate wood carving in the Rococo style.

John Paul Jones House
John Paul Jones House things to do on a rainy day in Seacoast, NH
Historic Site in Portsmouth, NH USA

John Paul Jones, colonial America's first sea warrior, was a tenant of the Widow Purcell in this house in 1781 while he supervised the building of the Navy's ship America nearby. Though he loved Portsmouth, he left New Hampshire in 1782 never to return.


New England Curiosities
New England Curiosities
Historic Site in Portsmouth, NH USA
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Tours and events of legends, lore & mystery. Exploring New England's mysterious and fascinating past through storytelling, tours and events giving people the opportunity to experience their surroundings up close and personal. Our offerings are year round, and we are the only company of it's kind in New Hampshire.

Rundlet-May House
Rundlet-May House things to do on a rainy day in Seacoast, NH
Historic Site in Portsmouth, NH USA

Merchant James Rundlet and his wife Jane built their home on a terraced rise and filled it with the finest furnishings available.

Wentworth-Coolidge Mansion State Historic Site
Wentworth-Coolidge Mansion State Historic Site
Historic Site in Portsmouth, NH USA

Wentworth-Coolidge Mansion Historic Site is the former home of New Hampshire's first royal governor, Benning Wentworth, who served in office from 1741 to 1767.

Wentworth-Gardner And Tobias Lear Houses
Wentworth-Gardner And Tobias Lear Houses things to do on a rainy day in Seacoast, NH
Historic Site in Portsmouth, NH USA

Wentworth Lear Historic Houses The Wentworth-Gardner and Tobias Lear Houses and their accompanying 18th century warehouse are located in the heart of Portsmouth's historic South End. This area includes the Strawbery Banke Museum and the fabulous Gundalow sailing experience.


White Island State Historic Site
White Island State Historic Site
Historic Site in Rye, NH USA

The first lighthouse at the Isles of Shoals was erected on White Island in 1820. It was made out of stone and wood shingles. The White Island Lighthouse Station is one of New England's great historic landmarks.


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