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Merrimack in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Matthew Thornton

1714 - 1803

 
 
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By James True, October 16, 2011
1. Matthew Thornton Marker
Inscription. One of three New Hampshiremen to sign the Declaration of Independence, Matthew Thornton, physician, soldier, patriot, agitated against the Stamp Act of 1765, presided over the Provincial Congress in 1775, served in the State Senate and as an associate justice of the Superior Court. The nearby monument honors his memory. He is buried in the adjacent cemetery. His homestead stands directly across the highway.
 
Erected by New Hampshire Division of Historical Resources. (Marker Number 079.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Signers of the Declaration of Independence marker series.
 
Location. 42° 50.41′ N, 71° 29.44′ W. Marker is in Merrimack, New Hampshire, in Hillsborough County. Marker is on Daniel Webster Highway north of Continental Blvd, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Merrimack NH 03054, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Dunstable (approx. 1.5 miles away); Colonel John Goffe (approx. 8 miles away); Manchester NH World War II Memorial (approx. 10.3 miles away); Manchester NH Civil War Memorial
Matthew Thornton Marker image. Click for full size.
By James True, October 16, 2011
2. Matthew Thornton Marker
(approx. 10.4 miles away); Manchester NH War Memorial (approx. 10.4 miles away); Manchester Spanish-American War Memorial (approx. 10.6 miles away); St. Mary's Bank Credit Union / La Caisse Populaire Saint-Marie (approx. 10.6 miles away); Manchester NH Iwo Jima/Rene Gagnon Memorial (approx. 10.6 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Matthew Thornton - Colonial Hall. (Submitted on October 22, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. Matthew Thornton - Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. (Submitted on October 22, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Patriots & Patriotism
 
Matthew Thornton Memorial image. Click for full size.
By James True, October 16, 2011
3. Matthew Thornton Memorial
Matthew Thornton image. Click for full size.
By James True, October 16, 2011
4. Matthew Thornton
Cemetery where Matthew Thornton is buried.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by James True of Newark, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 635 times since then and 2 times this year. Last updated on , by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by James True of Newark, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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