Imagine a world where the Granite State originally was a fishing community on Rye Beach, the site of Paul Revere's first ride, and was named North Virginia. But wait, there's more!

I love articles like this where you find little known facts about where you live or grew up. Newsmax has dug deep to find some other interesting tid-bits about New Hampshire ranging from it's government structure to being a place where astronauts were raised.

The other day, "Dover Citizen of the Year" Don Briand was telling staffers about historic items at the Woodman Museum in Dover. If you go there you can view a saddle that Abraham Lincoln used and other Civil War memorabilia.  Some pretty historic things that can be right under your nose.


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