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Hollis is a town in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, United States. The population was 7,684 at the 2010 census. The town center village is listed on the National Register of Historic Places as Hollis Village Historic District.
According to Samuel T. Worcester’s history which was commissioned by the town selectmen in 1878, the town was incorporated in the province of New Hampshire on April 3, 1746, “to have continence forever by the name of Holles…”
Worcester argues that, at the time of the charter, Governor Benning Wentworth was indebted to Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle for his appointment as governor. According to Worcester, it was “very much the custom with Gov. Wentworth” to name towns in honor of his friends and patrons. Thus in the same year, the towns of Pelham and Holles were incorporated, and named after the duke. Worcester cites a Mr. Bancroft who,
Thomas Hollis (1659-1731) was, in Worcester’s words, a “generous benefactor of Harvard College”. According to…

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Hollis NH Skateboard Lessons!

Improve Your Skateboarding in a Week-Long School

Skateboarding is a pastime activity, a work of art, or a method of transportation. Skateboarding has been molded and influenced by many skateboarders throughout the ages. A 2002 report by American Sports Data discovered there are 18.5 million skateboarders in the world. 85 percent of skateboarders…