Links for NH History, Colonial Times, and Government
Visit our New Hampshire website to learn about our state and complete your
The History section of this site provides information on colonial New
Hampshire, the importance of Portsmouth, and a timeline. The Colonial Era
article under the timeline relates to our New Hampshire packet. (Parents:
You may want to search the site with your children; the text can be
A Virtual Tour of Old Sturbridge Village
Click on the map to visit different buildings of a 19th century New England
community, and learn about daily life.
The New Hampshire Almanac
The NH Almanac is a fun and informative site for students of all ages.
Compiled by the New Hampshire State Library, the Almanac brings you
information about the people and places that make New Hampshire a great
place to live, visit or study.
Life In Colonial America
Written by eighth graders as a collaborative research project, this site
gives general information on colonial life. Visit the New England Colonies,
Middle Colonies, or Southern colonies links to learn about the differences
between settlements. The section on daily life and New England Settlements
also provides good background information.
Strawbery Banke, Portsmouth, NH
Step over the threshold of history to life in New Hampshire's oldest
neighborhood. Experience life from the late 1600s to the 1950s in this
neighborhood known as Puddle Dock. The site, known today as Strawbery Banke
Museum, offers a glimpse into the everyday lives of everyday people who
called this area home for nearly four centuries.
Be sure to look at the different homes and check out the history of Puddle
Dock; there are some great drawings and photos of old buildings
Memorial Hall Museum and Library
The site contains details about the clothing of of different historical
periods, a mini-encyclopedia of personalities, events and places that are
useful to know when exploring the history of New England, and a look at
artifacts from ealry New England life. American Centuries features a digital
collection of approximately 2000 objects and transcribed document pages from
Memorial Hall Museum and Library of Deerfield, MA.
is an informative and fun series for children ages 8-12 from A&E. Each episode
delves into inspiring lives from historical figures to contemporary icons. The
website is a wonderful resource for children to learn about the fascinating
people who have contributed so much to our world and history. Featured
profiles include George Washington, Charles Dickens, Jules Verne, Davy
Crockett, Pocahontas, and Christa McAuliffe.
Garden of Praise
BIOGRAPHIES for KIDS
Famous Leaders for Young Readers
Pine Bluff / Jefferson County Library System- The Kids Stuff Homework Help
section has a Biography section with many links to biographical information on
See what the Senate is all about! Who are our senators? Find out
here, and more about how the Senate works.
United States Senate Website
Visit the House of Representatives online, and learn all about
how our legislators work on bills.
House of Representatives Website
Stop by this site and learn all about the President and his
The White House (Executive Branch)
Everything you wanted to know about New Hampshire - government,
historical information, and even state symbols!
The New Hampshire State Government
Visit the Supreme Court website and learn all about the nine
justices and important cases of the court.
U.S. Supreme Court Website