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Fort Constitution

Route 1A, New Castle, NH

Built in the 1700s as Fort William and Mary, Fort Constitution was the subject of Paul Revere's first ride and, some say, the first overt act of the Revolutionary War. The fort is not staffed, nor are there brochures or other information available. Access is through a short walk across the Coast Guard station parking lot.

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Gov. John Langdon House

(603) 436-3205
143 Pleasant St., Portsmouth, NH 03801

The Gov. John Langdon House is an exceptional Georgian mansion which George Washington thought of as the best 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.

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John Paul Jones House

(603) 436-8420
43 Middle St., Portsmouth, NH 03801

Revolutionary War hero John Paul Jones stayed at the home at Court and Middle streets in Portsmouth in 1777 while his ship "The Ranger" was being built. Today the house is a museum focusing on Jones' life and the Revolutionary War.

New England Curiosities

(603) 343-7977

Experience local legends, lore and mystery. Tales of folklore, ghosts and mysterious history with author and historian Roxie Zwicker. New Hampshire's only ghost tour.

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Seacoast New Hampshire Heritage Tours

1-888-783-5302

The Seacoast's only driving tour, Seacoast New Hampshire Heritage Tours is your ticket to see the Seacoast's military forts, lighthouses and many historic houses noted for their previous owners, architectural quality or events that happened within.

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Walking Tours of Historic Dover

(603) 742-2218
550 Central Avenue, Dover, NH 03820

Settled in 1623, Dover is the oldest continuous settlement in New Hampshire and seventh oldest in the United States. Stroll down the Central Avenue Business District while learning about the rise and fall of the textile industry, "Dover's Black Day," and notable visitors and residents of Dover's past.

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Woodman Institute Museum

(603) 742-1038
182 Central Ave., Dover, NH 03820

Dover's Woodman Institute offers an eclectic collection of natural science, local early history, and art. On display are rocks and minerals, butterflies, stuffed animals, Native American items, early furniture and artifacts from the Civil War, as well as an original 1675 fortified garrison house.