Tag: New Hampshire

Aug. 6, 2018

The Naval History of New Hampshire

New Hampshire has a short coast line but a long naval history. With the state motto, "Live Free or Die," coined by a Revolutionary War hero, it's no surprise New Hampshire has given rise to some notable naval leaders.Perhaps the most prominent, was astronaut Alan Bartlett Shepard, Jr., born on Nov. 18, 1923, in Derry, New Hampshire. Shepard was