Portsmouth Memorial Park (Memorial Bridge) – Portsmouth, New Hampshire

The World War I Memorial Bridge is a vertical-lift bridge that carries U.S. Route 1 across the Piscataqua River between Portsmouth, New Hampshire, and Badger’s Island in Kittery, Maine. The current bridge was opened in 2013, replacing a bridge of similar design that existed from 1923 to 2012. A large

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New Hampshire’s First Settlers Historical Marker and Monument – Rye, New Hampshire

In 1622 John Mason and Sir Ferdinando Gorges were granted land between the Merrimack and Kennebec Rivers. Captain John Mason granted six thousand acres to David Thompson to establish trade and to settle the land. In 1623 he founded the Pannaway settlement on this site

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Odiorne Point State Park – Rye, New Hampshire

Odiorne Point State Park is a park in the town of Rye, New Hampshire. It sits along the 18-mile seacoast of the state, and has 135 acres of shoreline accompanied by beaches and some rocky areas. For such a small area the park has much to

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