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Charlestown in Sullivan County, New Hampshire — The American Northeast (New England)
 

This Boulder from the Hill-Side

 
 
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By Don Morfe, May 23, 2013
1. This Boulder from the Hill-Side Marker
Inscription.  This boulder from the hill-side is set here by citizens of Charlestown with the co-operation of the Union Historical Society of Charlestown N.H. and Springfield VT and of the Society of Colonial Wars, in the State of New Hampshire to mark the site of the old fort, built in 1743.

Dedicated August 30, 1904, being the 158th anniversary of the Indian raid.
 
Erected 1904 by Union Historical Society of Charlestown NH.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and CastlesNative AmericansWars, US Indian. A significant historical year for this entry is 1743.
 
Location. 43° 14.004′ N, 72° 25.446′ W. Marker is in Charlestown, New Hampshire, in Sullivan County. Marker is on Main Street (SR 12) near Elm Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Charlestown NH 03603, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Captain Phineas Stevens (a few steps from this marker); Liberty Tree Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Fort at No. 4 (a few steps from this marker); General John Stark's Expedition to Bennington
This Boulder from the Hill-Side Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, May 23, 2013
2. This Boulder from the Hill-Side Marker
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(a few steps from this marker); Charlestown, New Hampshire (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Charlestown War Memorial (about 600 feet away); Charlestown World War II and Korean Conflict Memorial (about 600 feet away); Charlestown Civil War and World War Memorial (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charlestown.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 9, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 474 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 9, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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