Portsmouth in Rockingham County, New Hampshire — The American Northeast (New England)
The Original New Hampshire State House
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 Era • Government •
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