From modern cities to charming small towns, with a whole lot of stunning nature in between, New Hampshire is full of surprises. One of those surprises is just how many American legends have called it home. These three small towns were each the starting point for a famous – or infamous – figure in American history who changed the country forever.

Have you been to any of these unique small towns? Let us know all about your trip in the comments section, and also let us know who your favorite famous face from the Granite State is. If you’re interested in planning a visit, make sure to visit the official websites for Cornish, Salisbury, and Gilmanton to find out all they have to offer.

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