Where in New England Am I?
Middleton, NH-Strafford County, pop 1,440 in 2000. It houses Middleton Corners. Colonial Governor, John Wentworth’s, summer home was here. The Old meetinghouse was moved and place on top of the new town hall.
Milan, NH-Coos County, pop 1,331 in 2000. It houses Paulsbourg and Copperville. Gold was mined here for several years.
Milford, NH-Hillsborough County, pop 13,575 in 2000. Milford is conspired of land from the towns of Hollis, Amherst and Mile Slip (the land between the Dunstable & the Raby grants.) It has a nickname of the “Granite Town”. At one time it housed many granite quarries. Some of that granite was used on the U.S. Treasury pillars. One notable inhabitant is author Harriet E. Wilson. Wilson’s semi-autobiographical novel “Our Nig: Or, Sketches in the Life of a Free Black” was the first novel by an African American to be published in the United States.
Milton, NH-Strafford County, pop 3,910 in 2000. It has been known as “Northeast Parish,” “Three Ponds” and “Milton Mills”. It houses Hayes Corner, Laskey Corner and Milton Mills. Jonas Spaulding, father of two of New Hampshire’s governors, opened a leather board mill called Spaulding and Sons. The company expanded over the years to become known for lunch boxes and violin cases using leather board and vulcanized fibre.
Monroe, NH-Grafton County, pop 759 in 2000. It was originally known as Hurd’s Location or West Lyman that included ”Deer Islands”, five small islands in the Connecticut River. A notable inhabitant was the inventor of the Paddleford Truss for wooden covered bridges, Peter Paddleford.
Mont Vernon, NH-Hillsborough County, pop 2,034 in 2000. It was once known for its five Great Hotels. Today it is known as a suburban community, the majority of families being employees of Saunders Associates of Nashua (BAE Systems).
Moultonborough, NH-Carroll County, pop 4,484 in 2000. It houses Clark Landing, Lees Mill, Moultonborough Falls, State Landing, Winnipesaukee and Castle in the Clouds. . Sixteen founding families were named Moulton. Two notable summer inhabitants include poets Robert Frost and John Greenleaf Whittier.
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