Chester in Rockingham County, New Hampshire — The American Northeast (New England)
Chester Village Cemetery
This graveyard, one of the oldest in the state, was purchased from. Capt. Jonathan Blunt for 70 pounds in 1751. Signed stones. by the finest stone sculptors in New England are found here. Among these craftsmen are: Stephen and Abel Webster, John Marble, John Wight and Timothy Eastman. Revolutionary heroes rest here as well as two governors of the state, Samuel and John Bell, William Richardson, Chief Justice of the N. H. Supreme Court, Isaac Blasdel, the clockmaker and others.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites. A significant historical year for this entry is 1751.
Location. 42° 57.498′ N, 71° 15.363′ W. Marker is in Chester, New Hampshire, in Rockingham County. Marker is on Raymond Road (New Hampshire Route 102) north of Haverhill Road (New Hampshire Route 121), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chester NH 03036, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Chester Congregational Church (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Chester American Revolutionary War Memorial Early American Clocks (about 400 feet away); Chester Roll of Honor (about 400 feet away); Chester Persian Gulf Veterans Memorial (about 500 feet away); Chester Vietnam War Memorial (about 500 feet away); Chester Civil War Memorial (about 500 feet away); Stevens Memorial Hall (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chester.
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