The Official USS New Hampshire Commissioning Commemorative Button -- Now Available!

Created by the Community Commissioning Committee to commemorate the celebration and to help raise funds to make our events a great success, the buttons (design above) are available throughout the state. 

You can order online (below) or buy them at the Rochester NH Fair Sep 20 and at the following (more locations being added, daily). Volunteers will be selling the buttons at Wal-Marts throughout New Hampshire and at the Lilac Mall in Rochester On October 11 and October 25 (thank you Rochester Veterans).

Portsmouth Naval Shipyard


Maine-ly New Hampshire, 33 Deer Street

Jardiniere, 28 Deer Street

Jones Trading, 28 Deer Street

Vanity Hair, 33 Deer Street

The Guild at Portsmouth Regional Hospital, 333 Borthwick Avenue

C&J, Pease International Tradeport

US Post Office, Pease International Tradeport

Two International Group, Pease International Tradeport

Belle Peppers, Too, Two International Place, Peace International Tradeport

Greater Portsmouth Chamber of Commerce Visitor Center, 500 Market Street

Greater Portsmouth Chamber of Commerce Kiosk, Market Square

Discover Portsmouth Center, corner of Middle & Islington Streets

Albacore Park, 600 Market Street

Tug Boat Alley, 33 Bow Street

Paradiza, 63 Penhallow Street

Ocean Bank, 501 Islington Street

First National Bank of Ipswich, 77 Hanover Street

Isles of Shoals Steamship Authority, 315 Market Street

Simply Unforgettable, 146 Congress Street

Puttin' On the Glitz, 150 State Street

Rotary Club of Portsmouth

Etchex, 100 West Road

Exit 3 Travel Stop Flight Line Sunoco, 1166 Greenland Road

Lollipop Tree, 319 Vaughan Street

Ed MAllen, 42 Middle St.


Stratham Village Market, 157 Portsmouth Ave.

Scamman's Lawn & Garden, Portsmouth Ave.


Arjay ACE Hardware, 55 Lincoln St.

American Legion Post #82, 85 Lincoln St.

Exeter Area Chamber of Commerce, 24 Front St.

Donahue, Tucker & Ciandella, 225 Water St.

North Hampton:

The Great American Country Store, Seacoast Village Mall, Route 1


Seacoast Science Center, 570 Ocean Boulevard


Caffe Fresco, 442 Lafayette Road

Present Perfect, 457 Lafayette Road

Everyday Details. 137 High Street


E-Z Way Cleaners, 605 Portsmouth Ave/Greenland, Route 108A/Newfields

Me & Ollie's Cafe, Portsmouth Ave.

Great Bay Camping/Shell, Route 108-60


Panzanella's, 72 Main Street

Gepetto's, 6 Gerry Ave

The Coffee Station, Dame Rd/No. Main Street

Crackskulls Coffe & Books, 86 Main Street

Carpenter's Greenhouse & Florist, 200 So. Main St.

The Big Bean, 118 Main St.

Marelli's Fruit, 114 Main Street

ACE Houghton Hardware, Rte. 108, North Main St.


Emery Farm Country Store, US Route 4


Calef's Gift Shop, Corner Route 125 & Route 9


AmVet Post #1, 31 N. Main St.

Rochester Veterans' Council, 31 N. Main St.


American Legion Post #69

North Conway:

Mount Washington Valley Chamber of Commerce, 2617 White Mountain Highway


Maple Suites, 30 Holiday Drive

American Legion Post #8, 640 Central Ave.

BPOE (Elks) Lodge #184, Route 108

Cybelle Mandigo, 86 Park St.


Rochester Veterans Council, 9 Fifth Street

Kittery, ME:

Papers Ink, Wallingford Square

We Care Cleaners, 17 Wentworth Street

Chef's Cove Cafe & More. Wallingford Square


3 Buttons (minimum order) Also available: 4" x 4" stickers, same price.
$10 including shipping

4 - 24 Buttons
$2.75 each, including shipping


Bag of 25
$62.50 including shipping

Bag of 50
$112.50 including shipping

In addition to raising funds for the commissioning celebration, the Committee wanted to give non profit organizations a way to benefit, too. If you or your non profit would like to sell them please email for larger quantities and reseller pricing.


10/19 USS New Hampshire arrived in Portsmouth 11:15 am
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Thru 11/2 Scarecrows of the Port Festival
Downtown merchants present first annual "Scarecrows in the Port" harvest festival, commissioning celebration and welcome to the crew and their families.

10/25/2008 US Navy Commissioning Ceremony, 10 am

10/27/2008 USS New Hampshire departs, 12:20 pm

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