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Near Bethlehem in Grafton County, New Hampshire — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Fanny’s Little Playhouse

 
 
Fanny’s Little Playhouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, August 22, 2020
1. Fanny’s Little Playhouse Marker
Inscription.  Built in 1886 for Glessner's daughter Frances (Fanny) who at the time was 8 years old. In Mrs. Glessner's diaries it mentions Fanny baking, jarring jams and hosting little tea parties. The log cabin started out by the big house and was moved down behind the cottage many years back by Fanny. It was moved to this spot in 1999 to be used as our interpretive center.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Parks & Recreational AreasWomen.
 
Location. 44° 16.834′ N, 71° 44.07′ W. Marker is near Bethlehem, New Hampshire, in Grafton County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Christmas Tree Lane and Glessner Road. It’s beside the parking lot next to the carriage house. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 107 Glessner Rd, Bethlehem NH 03574, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Frances Glessner Lee (approx. ¼ mile away); Angel of the Mountains (approx. 2.1 miles away); Sinclair Lodge (approx. 2.2 miles away); Site of Sinclair Hotel (approx. 2.3 miles away); Kilburn Brothers
Fanny’s Little Playhouse image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, August 22, 2020
2. Fanny’s Little Playhouse
(approx. 2.3 miles away); Town Building (approx. 2.4 miles away); Jodo Karate (approx. 2.4 miles away); Salomon Block (approx. 2½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bethlehem.
 
Regarding Fanny’s Little Playhouse. Fanny was Frances Glessner Lee, daughter of John and Frances Glessner. John’s fortune was created by the merger in 1902 that created International Harvester.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 23, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 23, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 50 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 23, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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