Portsmouth in Rockingham County, New Hampshire — The American Northeast (New England)
Prince Whipple and Winsor Maffatt Revolutionary Petitioners
Portsmouth NH Black Heritage Trail
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary.
Location. 43° 4.743′ N, 70° 45.51′ W. Marker is in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, in Rockingham County. Marker is on Market Street, on the left. Marker is on the side of the house, known locally at the Moffat-Ladd house, also known as the William Whipple House. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 154 Market Street, Portsmouth NH 03801, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Samuel Blunt, Painter (a few steps from this marker); Horse Chestnut Spring Hill Waterfront (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ceilia Layton Thaxter (about 800 feet away); The Original New Hampshire State House (about 800 feet away); 18 Congress (approx. 0.2 miles away); Nation's Oldest Bank (approx. 0.2 miles away); Negro Pews (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Portsmouth.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Portsmouth Black Heritage Trail
Also see . . . Portsmouth Black Heritage Trail.
The Moffatt-Ladd mansion is remembered as the home of Declaration of Independence signer and Revolutionary War general William Whipple, and his wife. It was also the home of their slaves. Among them was Prince, who joined 19 other African-born Portsmouth men in making their own bid for independence. (Submitted on April 7, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 9, 2018. It was originally submitted on July 26, 2016, by James R. Murray of Elkton, Florida. This page has been viewed 248 times since then and 16 times this year. Last updated on April 7, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 26, 2016, by James R. Murray of Elkton, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.