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Initially known as Peterborough Slip, Temple, New Hampshire first included what is now Sharon, and was incorporated as Temple in 1768 by Colonial Governor John Wentworth, and named for his lieutenant governor, John Temple. Temple Glassworks was founded there in 1780, producing glass that is today rare and collectible. Temple is home to Temple Mountain State Reservation, which had initially been the Temple Mountain Ski Area. Temple Mountain forms the western boundary of the town for several miles.



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