State Capitol

January 03. 2014 4:13PM

State Capitol - Concord, New Hampshire (Lisa Martineau/Union Leader)

Intersection of Park & North Main Streets
Concord, NH

Marker Number: 66
Name and date established: Concord 1970

Description: The State Capitol Building of New Hampshire was built in 1816 to 1819 by Stuart J. Park. It is constructed of New Hampshire granite quarried in Concord. The original part was occupied June, 2 1819 and is the nation's oldest State Capitol in which a legislature meets in its original chambers. The State Capitol Building is a part of the Concord Civic Historic District which was listed on the National Register in 1983. Open all year weekdays from 8am to 4:30pm. Self-guided tours of the State House or guided group tours by reservation. Hall of Flags, Representatives Hall, Senate Chambers.

Location: Located at the intersection of Park Street and North Main Street (Route 3) in downtown Concord.
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