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

The Pierce Manse

 
 
The Pierce Manse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 13, 2017
1. The Pierce Manse Marker
Inscription.  One tenth of a mile east of here stands the only house in Concord owned (1842-1848) by Franklin Pierce, 14th President of the United States. Removed to this site in 1971 from Montgomery Street, it was restored by the Pierce Brigade. Opened to the public in 1974, it is now an important tourist attraction.
 
Erected by NH Division of Historical Resources and the NH Department of Transportation. (Marker Number 125.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #14 Franklin Pierce series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1971.
 
Location. 43° 13.007′ N, 71° 32.695′ W. Marker is in Concord, New Hampshire, in Merrimack County. Marker is on North State Street (U.S. 3), on the right when traveling north. Marker is located in the Concord Historic District. Marker is just south of Horseshoe Pond Lane, which leads to the Pierce Manse. Marker is in a small city park known as Bradley Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Concord NH 03301, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker
The Pierce Manse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 13, 2017
2. The Pierce Manse Marker
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. First Session of the Legislature at Concord (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Franklin Pierce (about 800 feet away); The First Garrison in Concord (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Walker School 1915 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ratification of the Federal Constitution (approx. 0.2 miles away); New Hampshire’s First Meeting House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Walker School (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Concord.
 
The Pierce Manse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 13, 2017
3. The Pierce Manse Marker
The Pierce Manse image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 13, 2017
4. The Pierce Manse
The Pierce Manse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 4, 2004
5. The Pierce Manse Marker
The Pierce Manse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Pat Filippone, November 26, 2010
6. The Pierce Manse Marker
The Pierce Manse-side view image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 17, 1998
7. The Pierce Manse-side view
Grave of Franklin Pierce image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 4, 2004
8. Grave of Franklin Pierce
Franklin Pierce is buried in Old North Cemetery, located a short distance south of the marker.
The Pierce Manse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Pat Filippone, November 26, 2010
9. The Pierce Manse Marker
Pierce Manse
The Pierce Manse image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, June 26, 2017
10. The Pierce Manse
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 29, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,597 times since then and 3 times this year. Last updated on February 16, 2019, by Douglas Finney of Concord, New Hampshire, USA. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 13, 2017, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.   5. submitted on July 29, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.   6. submitted on May 24, 2015, by Pat Filippone of Stockton, California.   7. submitted on June 28, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland.   8. submitted on July 29, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.   9. submitted on May 24, 2015, by Pat Filippone of Stockton, California.   10. submitted on April 4, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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