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Hale House, Keene NH

TITLE

Hale House, Keene NH

 

CREATOR

 

SUBJECT

Houses - NH - Keene

Homes - NH - Keene

 

DESCRIPTION

Photograph of Hale House, on the corner of Main Street and Winchester Street, Keene New Hampshire, was built c.1860 for ex-governor Samuel Dinsmoor,who was born in Keene in 1799. In 1849 he was elected governor of N.H. and like his father, served three consecutive terms.

It was bought by Governor Samuel W. Hale in 1869, where he lived until his death in 1891.

In 1909, the house was presented to the state by the City of Keene when the Keene Normal School was established. It is now an administrative building at Keene State College.

 

PUBLISHER

Keene Public Library

 

DATE DIGITAL

20070604

 

DATE ORIGINAL

before 1886

 

RESOURCE TYPE

photographs

 

FORMAT

image/jpg

 

RESOURCE IDENTIFIER

hsykhse034

 

RIGHTS MANAGMENT

No known restriction on publication.

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