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

The Pierce Manse

 
 
The Pierce Manse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 4, 2004
1. The Pierce Manse Marker
Inscription. One tenth of a mile east of here stands the only house in Concord owned (1842-1848) by Franklin Pierce, 14th President of the United States. Removed to this site in 1971 from Montgomery Street, it was restored by the Pierce Brigade. Opened to the public in 1974, it is now an important tourist attraction.
 
Erected by NH Division of Historical Resources and the NH Department of Transportation. (Marker Number 125.)
 
Location. 43° 12.99′ N, 71° 32.648′ W. Marker is in Concord, New Hampshire, in Merrimack County. Marker is on Walker Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is located in the Concord Historic District. Marker is in this post office area: Concord NH 03301, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ratification of the Federal Constitution (within shouting distance of this marker); Franklin Pierce (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); New Hampshire's Presidential Primary (approx. 0.7 miles away); John P. Hale (approx. 0.7 miles away); State Capitol (approx. 0.7 miles away); Daniel Webster
The Pierce Manse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Pat Filippone, November 26, 2010
2. The Pierce Manse Marker
(approx. 0.7 miles away); George Hamilton Perkins (approx. 0.7 miles away); In Grateful Tribute (approx. 0.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Concord.
 
Also see . . .
1. Pierce Manse. New Hampshire Political Library website. (Submitted on July 29, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. Biography of Franklin Pierce. Official White House website. (Submitted on July 29, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
The Pierce Manse-side view image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 17, 1998
3. The Pierce Manse-side view
Grave of Franklin Pierce image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 4, 2004
4. Grave of Franklin Pierce
Franklin Pierce is buried in Old North Cemetery, located a short distance south of the marker.
The Pierce Manse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Pat Filippone, November 26, 2010
5. The Pierce Manse Marker
Pierce Manse
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,356 times since then and 8 times this year. Last updated on , by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   2. submitted on , by Pat Filippone of Stockton, California.   3. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234.   4. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   5. submitted on , by Pat Filippone of Stockton, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 29, 2016.
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