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Duram is located in Strafford County just 4 miles south of Dover along Highway 4 near the University of New Hampshire.

A parish of Dover settled in 1669 as Oyster River Plantation, Durham was incorporated in 1732. The name probably honored Richard Barnes, Bishop of Durham, England, the first Puritan bishop. Benjamin Thompson, a descendent of an early settler, bequeathed the family estate, Warner Family Farm, to be used for establishment of an agricultural college. The state agricultural school was originally set up in Hanover in 1866, but was moved to Durham in 1890. It became the University of New Hampshire in 1923.

It is a scenic community, yet one that is strategically located with respect to the Atlantic Ocean, the White Mountains, lakes, and the cosmopolitan areas of Portsmouth, Portland, and Boston. Possible activities include: kayaking out of Oyster River and into Great Bay, New Hampshire's unique salt marsh bay and estuary; visiting the ocean beaches at Wallis Sands; or witnessing the rocky wildlife refuge at Odiorne Point State Park. One could also explore old bunkers at Fort Foster in Kittery, or take a cruise on the , or take a cruise on the [piscataqr] to learn about WWII submarines that nagivated in and out of the Navy Yard in Portsmouth. CODE left

Duram is located in [y33017] just 4 miles south of [dover] along Highway 4 near the [unh].

A parish of Dover settled in 1669 as Oyster River Plantation, Durham was incorporated in 1732. The name probably honored Richard Barnes, Bishop of Durham, England, the first Puritan bishop. Benjamin Thompson, a descendent of an early settler, bequeathed the family estate, Warner Family Farm, to be used for establishment of an agricultural college. The state agricultural school was originally set up in [hanover] in 1866, but was moved to Durham in 1890. It became the University of New Hampshire in 1923.

It is a scenic community, yet one that is strategically located with respect to the [us:atlocean], the [whitemtn], lakes, and the cosmopolitan areas of [portsmou], [me:portland], and [ma:boston]. Possible activities include: kayaking out of Oyster River and into Great Bay, New Hampshire's unique salt marsh bay and estuary; visiting the ocean beaches at Wallis Sands; or witnessing the rocky wildlife refuge at [odiornsp]. One could also explore old bunkers at Fort Foster in [me:kittery], or take a cruise on the [piscataqr] to learn about WWII submarines that nagivated in and out of the Navy Yard in Portsmouth.

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