Canaan Street


January 09. 2014 3:22PM

Canaan Street - Canaan, New Hampshire 







Corner of Route 4 and Canaan Street
Canaan, NH

Marker Number: 21
Name and date established: Canaan 1964

Description: First known as "Broad Street," this early venture in town planning was laid out in 1778. About a mile in length and beautifully situated, starting about two miles in on next northerly road, the plan provided for an orderly arrangement of attractive homesteads.

Location: Located at the corner of Canaan Street and Route 4 in Canaan Village. The Canaan Historic District was listed on the National Register in 1973.
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