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Milford in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Captain Josiah Crosby / Lieutenant Thompson Maxwell

 
 
Captain Josiah Crosby And Lieutenant Thompson Maxwell Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, June 2, 2019
1. Captain Josiah Crosby And Lieutenant Thompson Maxwell Marker
Inscription.  
These two Revolutionary soldiers were settlers near here in the town of Monson (afterward Amherst, now Milford). Captain Crosby served with distinction at Bunker Hill and marched in defense of Ticonderoga in 1777 and of Rhode Island in 1778. He also served Amherst as moderator, selectman, and representative to the General Court. Lieutenant Maxwell had the unusual record for a New Hampshire resident of participating in the Boston Tea Party, Battle of Lexington - Concord, and Battle of Bunker Hill. He returned to Massachusetts and later migrated west and served in the War of 1812.
 
Erected 1979.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: MilitaryWar of 1812War, US Revolutionary.
 
Location. 42° 48.921′ N, 71° 38.708′ W. Marker is in Milford, New Hampshire, in Hillsborough County. Marker is on Emmerson Road east of New Hampshire Route 13, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 174 Emerson Rd, Milford NH 03055, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the
Captain Josiah Crosby / Lieutenant Thompson Maxwell Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, June 2, 2019
2. Captain Josiah Crosby / Lieutenant Thompson Maxwell Marker
crow flies. Matthew Thornton (approx. 8 miles away); Uncle Sam’s House (approx. 8 miles away); Old Dunstable (approx. 8.3 miles away); Dunstable (approx. 11.6 miles away in Massachusetts); Colonel John Goffe (approx. 12.9 miles away); John Tinker / John Shattuck (approx. 13.4 miles away in Massachusetts); a different marker also named Dunstable (approx. 13˝ miles away in Massachusetts); Near this spot was the residence and garrison of John Fitch (approx. 14.6 miles away in Massachusetts).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 11, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 29, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 51 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 29, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.
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