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Portsmouth in Rockingham County, New Hampshire — The American Northeast (New England)
 

The Original New Hampshire State House

 
 
The Original New Hampshire State House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, August 15, 2014
1. The Original New Hampshire State House Marker
Inscription.
Located in Market Square
Seat of Colonial Government, 1758 - 1776
The Declaration of Independence was read from the Building,
July 18, 1776
President George Washington spoke from the Balcony, October 31, 1789

 
Location. 43° 4.617′ N, 70° 45.465′ W. Marker is in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, in Rockingham County. Marker is on Congress Street just west of Pleasant Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Portsmouth NH 03801, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Nation's Oldest Bank (within shouting distance of this marker); Negro Pews (within shouting distance of this marker); Treaty of Portsmouth 1905 (within shouting distance of this marker); 18 Congress (within shouting distance of this marker); Ceilia Layton Thaxter (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The South Church (about 500 feet away); Temple Israel (about 500 feet away); Frank Jones's Hotels (about 800 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Portsmouth.
 
Categories. Colonial EraGovernment
 
Buildings near Market Square image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, August 15, 2014
2. Buildings near Market Square
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 286 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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