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Keene in Cheshire County, New Hampshire — The American Northeast (New England)
 

The Old Road to Boston

 
 
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By Tony Farrick, September 25, 2012
1. The Old Road to Boston Marker
Inscription.  Erected by Ashuelot Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution, April 12, 1902, to mark the beginning of the Old Road to Boston, over which the soldiers of the revolution from Keene marched under Captain Isaac Wyman, April 21, 1775, in response to the Lexington alarum.
 
Erected 1902 by Ashuelot Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list.
 
Location. 42° 55.414′ N, 72° 16.595′ W. Marker is in Keene, New Hampshire, in Cheshire County. Marker is at the intersection of Main St. (New Hampshire Route 12) and Baker Street, on the right when traveling north on Main St.. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 393 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 First Meeting House in Upper Ashuelot (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dr. Daniel Adams House (about 700 feet away); The Old Fort
The Old Road to Boston Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tony Farrick, September 25, 2012
2. The Old Road to Boston Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Hampshire Pottery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Nathan Blake (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Railroad (approx. 0.6 miles away); Magical History Tour (approx. 0.6 miles away); Industrial Heritage Trail (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Keene.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 25, 2012, by Tony Farrick of Shelburne Falls, Ma.. This page has been viewed 512 times since then and 12 times this year. Last updated on September 27, 2012, by Tony Farrick of Shelburne Falls, Ma.. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 25, 2012, by Tony Farrick of Shelburne Falls, Ma.. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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