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Near Walpole in Cheshire County, New Hampshire — The American Northeast (New England)
 

John Kilburn Cabin

 
 
John Kilburn Cabin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, June 20, 2013
1. John Kilburn Cabin Marker
Inscription.
On this field
stood the cabin of
John Kilburn
The first settler of Walpole
1749
Here occurred his heroic defense
against the Indians
August 17, 1755
Erected by the Abigail Stearns Chapter
Daughters of the American Revolution

 
Erected by The Abigail Stearns Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 43° 6.911′ N, 72° 25.677′ W. Marker is near Walpole, New Hampshire, in Cheshire County. Marker is on New Hampshire Route 12 0.9 miles north of Upper Walpole Road, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is located along Route 12 between Walpole, NH, and the Bellows Falls, VT, area when traveling north. Marker is in this post office area: Walpole NH 03608, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Connecticut River Bridge (approx. one mile away); Bellows Falls Canal (approx. 1.5 miles away in Vermont); Waypoint Center (approx. 1.6 miles away in Vermont); Bellows Falls
John Kilburn Cabin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, June 20, 2013
2. John Kilburn Cabin Marker
(approx. 1.6 miles away in Vermont); The Westminster Massacre (approx. 3.3 miles away in Vermont); Court House (approx. 3.4 miles away in Vermont); Bradley Law Office (approx. 3.6 miles away in Vermont); Westminster World War II Monument (approx. 3.7 miles away in Vermont).
 
Categories. Colonial EraNative AmericansSettlements & SettlersWar, French and Indian
 
John Kilburn Cabin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, June 20, 2013
3. John Kilburn Cabin Marker
looking north along Route 12.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 455 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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