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

White Park

 
 
White Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglas Finney, May 26, 2019
1. White Park Marker
Inscription.  One of the oldest municipal parks in New Hampshire, White Park was conveyed to the city by Armenia White in 1884, in memory of her husband Nathaniel. Mr. White, a founder of The American Express Company, was a prominent businessman, legislator, and philanthropist. Both Mr. and Mrs. White were active in the abolition, temperance, and women's suffrage movements. The park was designed by landscape architect Charles Eliot, and retains the character of his original design.
 
Erected 1984 by NH Dept. of Natural & Cultural Resources - Div. of Historical Resources. (Marker Number 0147.)
 
Location. 43° 12.425′ N, 71° 32.795′ W. Marker is in Concord, New Hampshire, in Merrimack County. White Park is bordered on the south by Washington and Centre Streets, on the west by Liberty Street, on the north by Beacon Street and on the east by White Street. There are several entrances to the park on all sides. This marker is located in the park just north of the pond near a paved footpath and just west of the parking area
Welcome to White Park image. Click for full size.
By Douglas Finney, May 27, 2019
2. Welcome to White Park
for the 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. Sunset Baseball (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); In Honor of Those (about 400 feet away); The Reuben Foster House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Mary Baker Eddy House (approx. 0.4 miles away); John Gilbert Winant (1889-1947) (approx. 0.4 miles away); New Hampshire's Presidential Primary (approx. 0.4 miles away); George Hamilton Perkins (approx. 0.4 miles away); A Gift from Mary Baker G. Eddy (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Concord.
 
Also see . . .
1. City of Concord - White Park, Facility Info. (Submitted on May 27, 2019, by Douglas Finney of Concord, New Hampshire, USA.)
2. White Park - Wikipedia. (Submitted on May 27, 2019, by Douglas Finney of Concord, New Hampshire, USA.)
3. Nathaniel White - Wikipedia. (Submitted on May 27, 2019, by Douglas Finney of Concord, New Hampshire, USA.)
 
Categories. Parks & Recreational Areas
 
White Park Skate and Pool House image. Click for full size.
By Douglas Finney, May 26, 2019
3. White Park Skate and Pool House
White Park Pond image. Click for full size.
By Douglas Finney, May 26, 2019
4. White Park Pond
1908 Trolley Stop near the Washington / Centre Street entrance to White Park image. Click for full size.
By Douglas Finney, May 27, 2019
5. 1908 Trolley Stop near the Washington / Centre Street entrance to White Park
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on May 28, 2019. This page originally submitted on May 27, 2019, by Douglas Finney of Concord, New Hampshire, USA. This page has been viewed 76 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 27, 2019, by Douglas Finney of Concord, New Hampshire, USA. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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