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Downtown Concord has one of the best assemblages of 19th and early 20th century commercial, civic and institutional buildings in New England. Despite near uniformity in height and material, each building is individually and distinctively detailed.…
Take opposite road 2.6 miles to the attractive buildings of this Utopian community organized in 1792 in the township of Canterbury. The Shakers established high standards of agricultural efficiency, craftsmanship and domestic skill for their sect …
This brick building, with its rock-faced granite trim, was Concord's police station from 1890 until 1975. Noted local architect Edward Dow, with Albert Bodwell, designed the structure. Its arched openings show the influence of the Richardsonian Ro…
Near this site, on land just north of the Governor Hill Block at 58-62 North Main Street, was the first home in Concord of Isaac Hill, printer, bookseller, publisher, U.S. Senator and Governor of New Hampshire. It was here that Hill began his marr…
These architectural artifacts from historic Concord buildings—pilaster capitals, gargoyles, cornices and other decorative stonework—are displayed here... In celebration of Concord's Architectural Heritage whose richness and vari…
United States Senator 1831 — 1836 Governor 1836 — 1839
For God and Country To Honor Our Fathers The Grand Army Of The Republic Originally Dedicated April 9, 1942 We Live In Deeds, Not Years
The nation's oldest state house in which the legislature still occupies its original chambers
"Wanting not only for ourselves but for others also, a fairer chance for all people everywhere." World War I pilot, New Hampshire's youngest governor, and first head of Social Security, he was appointed U.S. Ambassador to Great Britai…
Concord's growth at the end of the nineteenth and into the twentieth century, fueled in large part by the city's prosperous and varied industries, compelled a major campaign to build civic buildings. Within twenty-five years, the school district e…