Historic Vignettes of Hampton


Hampton Legends and Folk Lore
From "A Book of New England Legends and Folk Lore (Excerpts In Prose and Poetry)" by Samuel Adams Drake, 1884
Old Hampton In New Hampshire
By Newton Marshall Hall -- March 1896
Old Hampton Pictorials
By Newton Marshall Hall -- March 1896
Souvenir of Hampton Beach
Photo booklet published ca. 1900
New Hampshire as a Summer Resort: Hampton
A brief glimpse of Hampton in the year 1905-6
"Let's Go Down to Hampton Beach"
Sheet music from the 1938 song, with old photos.
Rockingham Rambles
1938 description of Hampton, comparing it to the Hampton of fifty years earlier
Hampton Album 1900's
Old photos from Hampton in the early 20th century
The Beautiful Place of Pines by Lucy Ellen Dow
An historical sketch of Hampton written in 1888 by the editor of Dow's History of Hampton.
Interesting and Beautiful Scenes along line of Exeter, Hampton and Amesbury Street Railway, by D. Fisher
A description of a trolley ride through Exeter, Hampton and Amesbury at the turn of the century.
New Hampshire's Historic Seacoast
By Eva A. Speare, 1969
Hampton "Reprint" Postcards
Historical postcards published by the Hampton Historical Society in 1974
Hampton History Quiz
By John M. Holman, Hampton History Volunteer,Lane Memorial Library
A Brief History of Hampton Center In The 1900s
[Author unknown]
Send me a postcard! 'Picture Perfect' Postcards of the Past
by Vern Colby from Seacoast Scene newspaper, August 3, 1981.
Hampton: 350 Years of Success by the Sea
Article from the July 1988 New Hampshire Profiles magazine
The Beautiful Place of Pines
Hampton Beach Area Chamber of Commerce, Courtesy: HBACofC, "Doc" Noel, President, 2001
See also these miscellaneous articles on Hampton's history.