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Portsmouth in Rockingham County, New Hampshire — The American Northeast (New England)
 

North Cemetery

 
 
North Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jenn Wintermantel, April 28, 2014
1. North Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  The town of Portmouth purchased this land in 1753 for 150 pounds from Col. John Hart, Commander of the N.H. Regiment at Louisburg. General William Whipple, signer of the Declaration of Independence, Gov. John Langdon, signer of the Constitution, Capt. Thomas Thompson, of the Continental ship Raleigh, are among the noted citizens buried here.
 
Erected 1976 by New Hampshire Division of Historical Resources. (Marker Number 0114.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites. In addition, it is included in the New Hampshire Historical Highway Markers series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1753.
 
Location. 43° 4.718′ N, 70° 45.782′ W. Marker is in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, in Rockingham County. Marker is on Maplewood Avenue near Vaughan Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Portsmouth NH 03801, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Union Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); New Hampshire's First Black Church (approx. 0.2 miles away);
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Prince Whipple and Winsor Moffatt (approx. ¼ mile away); John Samuel Blunt, Painter (approx. ¼ mile away); Horse Chestnut (approx. ¼ mile away); 18 Congress (approx. ¼ mile away); John Paul Jones House (approx. ¼ mile away); The Continental Frigate "Raleigh" (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Portsmouth.
 
More about this marker. North Cemetery was listed in the National Register of Historic Places on March 08, 1978
 
Also see . . .  North Cemetery at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on May 3, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
North Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jenn Wintermantel, April 28, 2014
2. North Cemetery Marker
North Cemetery - Second Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Marc Posner, August 19, 2023
3. North Cemetery - Second Marker
North Cemetery image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Marc Posner, August 19, 2023
4. North Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 23, 2024. It was originally submitted on May 3, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 509 times since then and 23 times this year. Last updated on June 19, 2014, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 3, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   3, 4. submitted on April 19, 2024, by Marc Posner of Somerville, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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May. 28, 2024