Keene in Cheshire County, New Hampshire — The American Northeast (New England)
He was captured by Indians and taken to Canada
Ransomed by his wife
Six generations of Blakes lived on this spot
Erected 1929 by Ashuelot Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1736.
Location. 42° 55.72′ N, 72° 16.673′ W. Marker is in Keene, New Hampshire, in Cheshire County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Winchester Street, on the right on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 441 Main St, Keene NH 03431, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Old Fort (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dr. Daniel Adams House (approx. ¼ mile away); The Railroad (approx. ¼ mile away); Magical History Tour Industrial Heritage Trail (approx. ¼ mile away); Barry Faulkner, Muralist (approx. 0.3 miles away); Deacon Josiah Fisher (approx. 0.3 miles away); Keene Remembers (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Keene.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 25, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 217 times since then and 78 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 25, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.