Who discovered the New Hampshire colony?

Answer The land that would become the New Hampshire colony, was included in a grant of land in 1622 to Sir Ferdinando Gorges and John Mason. The first settlement in New Hampshire was started in 1623.Sourc... Read More »

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Who founded the New Hampshire colony?

An English land grant led Captain John Mason to begin establishing a fishing colony in present-day New Hampshire in 1623. Under Mason's orders, two groups of settlers simultaneously established sep... Read More »

Who settled the colony of new hampshire?

According to the New Hampshire Almanac, New Hampshire was established as a fishing colony in 1623. It was planned by captain John Mason under the authority of an English land grant. The colony was ... Read More »

When did New Hampshire become a colony?

The first European settlement in what became New Hampshire was most likely founded around 1623. The colony was first called New Hampshire in 1629 after the English County of Hampshire.References:Se... Read More »

What type of colony was New Hampshire?

New Hampshire was a royal province of the English colonies, first settled in 1623. Among the first settlers were two London fish merchants, Edward and Thomas Hilton, who established New Hampshire a... Read More »