Hampton in Rockingham County, New Hampshire — The American Northeast (New England)
A Little Band Of Pioneers
Under the Leadership of
Rev. Stephen Bachiler
of Southampton, England
Seeking a Larger Liberty
In October 1638
Settled in the Wilderness
Near This Spot to Plant a Free Church
In a Free Town
They Were Joined In 1639 By Others
And in that Year
The Town Was Incorporated.
To Do Honor to
The Founders and Fathers of Hampton
To Exalt the Ideals
For Which They Strove
And As an Inspiration to Posterity
This Memorial is Dedicated
October 14, 1925
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical date for this entry is October 14, 1925.
Location. 42° 55.983′ N, 70° 50.1′ W. Marker is in Hampton, New Hampshire, in Rockingham County. Marker is at the intersection of Landing Road and Park Avenue, on the left when traveling east on Landing Road. Located in Founders Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hampton NH 03842, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this markerOld Landing Road (a few steps from this marker); Thorvald's Rock (within shouting distance of this marker); Rev. Ira S. Jones (within shouting distance of this marker); The Proprietary School (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of the Log Meeting-House (within shouting distance of this marker); First Public School Marker (approx. 0.3 miles away); Bell of Fifth Congregational Church Building (approx. 0.3 miles away); Roll of Honor WW II (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hampton.
Also see . . .
1. Town of Hampton, New Hampshire. (Submitted on December 19, 2020, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. Hampton, New Hampshire (Wikipedia). (Submitted on December 19, 2020, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 19, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 16, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 73 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 16, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.