Jefferson in Coos County, New Hampshire — The American Northeast (New England)
Thaddeus S. C. Lowe
Born nearby, this inventor and scientist gained unique distinction as a pioneer aeronaut in the United States. He organized and directed a military balloon force during the Civil War and later invented a number of important and basic devices for use in atmospheric observation and metallurgical processing.
Erected by New Hampshire Division of Historical Resources. (Marker Number 019.)
Location. 44° 26.725′ N, 71° 31.719′ W. Marker is in Jefferson, New Hampshire, in Coos County. Marker is at the intersection of Presidential Highway (U.S. 2) and Turnpike Road, on the right when traveling east on Presidential Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jefferson NH 03583, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lake Coos and the Presidential Range (approx. 1.7 miles away); The Weeks Act (approx. 2½ miles away); Granny Stalbird (approx. 3.6 miles away); Wilder-Holton House (approx. 4.3 miles away); Vermont (approx. 4.8 miles away in Vermont); Cherry Mountain Slide (approx. 6.2 miles away); Alderbrook (approx. 11.8 miles away); Zealand and James Everell Henry (approx. 12½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jefferson.
Also see . . . Wikipedia entry for Thaddeus S. C. Lowe. (Submitted on October 2, 2014, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec.)
Categories. • Air & Space • War, US Civil •
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