Near Walpole in Cheshire County, New Hampshire — The American Northeast (New England)
John Kilburn Cabin
stood the cabin of
The first settler of Walpole
Here occurred his heroic defense
against the Indians
August 17, 1755
Erected by the Abigail Stearns Chapter
Daughters of the American Revolution
Erected by The Abigail Stearns Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers • War, French and Indian. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1749.
Location. 43° 6.911′ N, 72° 25.677′ W. Marker is near Walpole, New Hampshire, in Cheshire County. Memorial is on New Hampshire Route 12, 0.9 miles north of Upper Walpole Road, on the right when traveling north. Marker is located along Route 12 between Walpole, NH, and the Bellows Falls, VT, area when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Walpole NH 03608, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow First Connecticut River Bridge (approx. one mile away); Bellows Falls Canal (approx. 1˝ miles away in Vermont); Hotel Windham / Andrews Inn (approx. 1˝ miles away in Vermont); Waypoint Center (approx. 1.6 miles away in Vermont); Bellows Falls (approx. 1.6 miles away in Vermont); The Westminster Massacre (approx. 3.3 miles away in Vermont); Court House (approx. 3.4 miles away in Vermont); Bradley Law Office (approx. 3.6 miles away in Vermont).
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