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Daniel Abbot
"the Father of Nashua"
1777-1853



Daniel Abbot, Harvard graduate and law practitioner moved to Dunstable in 1802 and quickly became a civic leader. He coined the name Nashua during a 1803 July 4th celebration held in the Indian Head Village, the developing area just north of the Main Street Bridge. He was a vital contributor to the birth and growth of industrialized Nashua.

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