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New Hampshire Gate

 
 
New Hampshire Gate Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 15, 2009
1. New Hampshire Gate Marker
Inscription.
June 17, 1775

Strength United is Stronger

New Hampshire American Revolution Bicentennial Commission

East Marker:
Colonel John Stark commanded 900 New Hampshire men at the rail fence and at the stone wall on the Mystic River shore against the British advances. This was the largest contingent of men from any of the colonies. They later assisted in covering the colonial retreat in the last minutes of the battle.

 
Erected by New Hampshire American Revolution Bicentennial Commission.
 
Location. 42° 22.61′ N, 71° 3.632′ W. Marker is in Boston, Massachusetts, in Suffolk County. Marker is at the intersection of Monument Sq and Monument St on Monument Sq. Click for map. Marker is located at the northern entrance to the Bunker Hill unit of Boston National Historical Park. Marker is in this post office area: Charlestown MA 02129, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Breastwork (a few steps from this marker); North-East Corner of the Redoubt (within shouting distance of this marker); Breedís Hill (within shouting distance of this marker); This Column Stands on Union!
New Hampshire Gate Eastern Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 15, 2009
2. New Hampshire Gate Eastern Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); The Rail Fence and Grass Line (within shouting distance of this marker); Bunker Hill Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); The Decisive Day has come on which the fate of America depends... (within shouting distance of this marker); You are now my enemy and I am yours... (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Boston.
 
More about this marker. The seal of the State of New Hampshire appears on the north marker.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Tour the markers in the vicinity of Bunker Hill.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Battle of Bunker Hill. Account of the battle from Charlestown Online.net. (Submitted on May 5, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. The Battle of Bunker Hill 1775. A British perspective of the battle from BritishBattles.com. (Submitted on May 5, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

3. Bunker Hill Monument. National Park Service website. (Submitted on May 7, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Marker at Bunker Hill Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 15, 2009
3. Marker at Bunker Hill Monument
 

4. The Battle of The Battle of Bunker Hill (Breedís Hill). The American Revolutionary War website. (Submitted on May 7, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Notable PlacesWar, US Revolutionary
 
Marker in Charlestown image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 15, 2009
4. Marker in Charlestown
Bunker Hill Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 15, 2009
5. Bunker Hill Memorial
This 221 foot obelisk, dedicated in 1843, commemorates the June 17, 1775 Battle of Bunker Hill.
 
 
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