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

Walker School

 
 
Walker School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 13, 2017
1. Walker School Marker
Inscription.
On this spot, consecrated to religion and learning, was erected in 1751, the first framed Meeting House in Concord, which was used for ninety one years as a place of worship by The First Congregational Society of the town, and within whose walls assembled in 1788 the ninth State Convention which ratified the Constitution of the United States. From 1847 to 1867 it was occupied by the Methodist General Biblical Institute. Burned in 1879, its site was purchased by the Union School District, which has caused to be erected thereon this structure, A.D. 1873.
Inscription over entrance
of First Walker School

 
Location. 43° 12.874′ N, 71° 32.506′ W. Marker is in Concord, New Hampshire, in Merrimack County. Marker is at the intersection of Church Street and Bouton Street, on the right when traveling west on Church Street. Touch for map. Marker is located in Nathaniel Bouton Park. 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. New Hampshire’s First Meeting House (a few steps from this marker); Walker School 1915 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Franklin Pierce (about 500 feet away); The First Garrison in Concord
Walker School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 13, 2017
2. Walker School Marker
(about 700 feet away); First Session of the Legislature at Concord (about 800 feet away); Ratification of the Federal Constitution (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Pierce Manse (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mary Baker Eddy House (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Concord.
 
More about this marker. The left of the marker contains a relief of the First Walker School 1873 – 1913. On the right side is a likeness of the First Framed Meeting House 1788.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Walker School
 
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Marker in Nathaniel Bouton Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 13, 2017
3. Marker in Nathaniel Bouton Park
Walker School Bench image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 13, 2017
4. Walker School Bench
Second Bench near the Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 13, 2017
5. Second Bench near the Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 6, 2018. This page originally submitted on July 18, 2017, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 102 times since then and 30 times this year. Last updated on April 5, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 18, 2017, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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