Chesterfield in Cheshire County, New Hampshire — The American Northeast (New England)
Chief Justice Harlan Fiske Stone
Born October 11, 1872, in a modest cottage 1.7 miles southeast of here on Horseshoe Road, Stone graduated from Amherst College and Columbia Law School, returning to the latter as Dean, 1910-1924. Attorney General in President Coolidge’s Cabinet, he was appointed a Justice of the Supreme Court in 1924 and Chief Justice in 1941, serving until his death April 22, 1946. A teacher, lawyer, judge, and judicial craftsman of the highest order, he held the affection and respect of the lawyers of the nation.
Erected by New Hampshire Division of Historical Resources. (Marker Number 095.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #30 Calvin Coolidge series list. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1893.
Location. 42° 53.21′ N, 72° 28.253′ W. Marker is in Chesterfield, New Hampshire, in Cheshire County. Marker is on Local Route 63, 0.1 miles north of Old Chesterfield Road, on the right when traveling north. Marker is located directly Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 504 Route 63, Chesterfield NH 03443, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Methodist Meeting Place In New Hampshire (approx. 1.1 miles away); Madame Sherri Forest (approx. 2.8 miles away); Pierce Shops (approx. 2.9 miles away); Site of First House in Chesterfield (approx. 3½ miles away); Naulahka (approx. 4½ miles away in Vermont); Brattleboro Veterans Monument (approx. 4.9 miles away in Vermont); Brattleboro Civil War Monument (approx. 5 miles away in Vermont); Memorial Tree (approx. 5 miles away in Vermont). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chesterfield.
More about this marker. Town offices are also located near marker.
Regarding Chief Justice Harlan Fiske Stone. A marker placed at the location of Stone's house is located at the very end of Horseshoe Road, location N42 52.381, W72 26.939.
Also see . . .
1. History of the Court – Timeline of the Justices – Harlan Fiske Stone, 1941-1946. The Supreme Court Historical Society website entry (Submitted on December 15, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. Harlan F. Stone. Wikipedia biography (Submitted on March 23, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on March 23, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 13, 2011, by Mick Secord of West Chesterfield, New Hampshire. This page has been viewed 795 times since then and 35 times this year. Last updated on June 19, 2014, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 13, 2011, by Mick Secord of West Chesterfield, New Hampshire. 4. submitted on March 23, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.