New Hampshire was the 9th state in the USA It became a state on June 21, 1788. State Capital is Concord. Nickname is Granite State.
The official state flag of New Hampshire was adopted in 1909 (but its design has been in use since 1784). - The flag pictures the state seal on a deep blue field (background). - The state seal has the ship "Raleigh" sailing near a large gray granite rock, in front of a yellow sun rising over blue water. - The Raleigh was built to fight the British during the Revolutionary War. - The scene is surrounded by the words, "SEAL OF THE STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE 1776," and yellow laurel leaves interspersed with nine yellow stars (since New Hampshire was the ninth state in the US).