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

1866 Penacook Academy 1875

1875 Penacook Normal Academy 1880

 

1880 Penacook Academy and School of Practice 1883

 
1866 Penacook Academy 1875 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglas Finney, June 5, 2019
1. 1866 Penacook Academy 1875 Marker
Inscription.  To honor and perpetuate the memory of those who actuated by their faith in education and their love for their community, by their wisdom, their courage, and their sacrifices, founded these schools, and with their associates and their successors sustained and directed them. This tablet is erected in gratitude by former students.

Founders and First Trustees
Nehemiah Butler, Pres.
Isaac K. Gage, Secy.
Henry H. Brown
Calvin Gage
William R. Jewett
John S. Brown
David Putnam
William H. Gage, Donor of the land
William H. Allen, Treas.
Ira E. Kenney
John Chandler Gage
John A. Holmes
Healy Morse
David A. Brown
1929
 
Erected 1929.
 
Location. 43° 17.357′ N, 71° 36.252′ W. Marker is in Boscawen, New Hampshire, in Merrimack County. Marker is on North Main Street (U.S. 3), on the right when traveling north. The marker is a few hundred feet north of Jackson Street. The marker is just east of the sidewalk and behind a chain-link fence. The Penacook Academy

Marker as seen from the North Main Street sidewalk image. Click for full size.
By Douglas Finney, June 5, 2019
2. Marker as seen from the North Main Street sidewalk
The Penacook Academy is in the background
has been converted for use by the town of Boscawen and is known today as the Boscawen Municipal Facility. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 116 North Main Street, Concord NH 03303, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. In Honor of Penacook Veterans (approx. 0.7 miles away); Penacook Unit No. 31 World War I Monument (approx. 0.7 miles away); Heroum Gesta (approx. 0.7 miles away); Hannah Dustin (approx. 0.7 miles away); Guyette Pool (approx. 0.9 miles away); Birthplace of William Pitt Fessenden (approx. 1 miles away); Site Of First Fort A.D. 1739 (approx. 1 miles away); Daniel Webster's First Law Office (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Boscawen.
 
More about this marker. The marker consists of a bronze plaque mounted on a gray granite monument which is approximately 3' x 5' x 1'.
 
Categories. Education
 
1866 Penacook Academy 1875 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglas Finney, June 5, 2019
3. 1866 Penacook Academy 1875 Marker
Looking northerly toward marker from N. Main Street sidewalk
<i>Penacook Academy, Fisherville, N.H.</i> image. Click for full size.
stereograph produced and published by M.C. Harriman (courtesy of the New York Public Library), circa 1890
4. Penacook Academy, Fisherville, N.H.
Note that Fisherville is the original name of the village of Penacook.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 6, 2019. This page originally submitted on June 5, 2019, by Douglas Finney of Concord, New Hampshire, USA. This page has been viewed 44 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 5, 2019, by Douglas Finney of Concord, New Hampshire, USA.   4. submitted on June 6, 2019. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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