... The largest silver deposit was discovered in Nevada.
... New Hampshire was the first state to declare independence from England.
New Hampshire’s state motto is “Live Free or Die,” which is pretty hardcore for a state that only has 1.3 million residents. Still, the people of New Hampshire enjoy a rich historical past and a booming economy based on lots of outdoor recreation, healthcare, real estate, transportation, and financial services. The median household income for New Hampshire is $73,381, putting it in 8th place.
Major employers within the state include Fidelity Investments, BAE Systems North America, Liberty Mutual, Dartmouth College, Capital Regional Health Care, and Elliot Hospital. It’s clear that there is a heavy focus on banking, financial services, healthcare, and engineering.
Despite embracing high-tech industry and the sciences, New Hampshire is still a place to experience all of nature’s delights. Check out the Hopkinton State Fair in mid-summer for a taste of the great outdoors, incredible food, and live music. Winter in New Hampshire means sledding, skiing, and other snow-heavy activities; bundle up, it gets quite cold!