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High Resolution 1638 Map
map The book History of the Town of Hampton, New Hampshire, from its settlement in 1638, to the autumn of 1892 by Joseph Dow (Salem Press Publishing) is considered the "bible" of Hampton History. Included with it is a nice historical map of Hampton, "showing the original boundaries of Hampton, as granted in the year 1638."

This map, when unfolded, measures 17.5 inches by 11 inches. We have scanned it at high resolution and are making it available for download. It is suitable for printing, up to its original size.

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