Jefferson in Coos County, New Hampshire — The American Northeast (New England)
Thaddeus S. C. Lowe
Born nearby, this inventor and scientist gained unique distinction as a pioneer aeronaut in the United States. He organized and directed a military balloon force during the Civil War and later invented a number of important and basic devices for use in atmospheric observation and metallurgical processing.
Erected by New Hampshire Division of Historical Resources. (Marker Number 019.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & Space • War, US Civil.
Location. 44° 26.725′ N, 71° 31.719′ W. Marker is in Jefferson, New Hampshire, in Coos County. Marker is at the intersection of Presidential Highway (U.S. 2) and Turnpike Road, on the right when traveling east on Presidential Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jefferson NH 03583, 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 flies. Lake Coos and the Presidential Range (approx. 1.7 miles away); The Weeks Act (approx. 2˝ miles away); Lancaster War Memorial (approx. 3.4 miles First Church of Lancaster (approx. 3˝ miles away); The Thompson Legacy (approx. 3.6 miles away); Lancaster Main Street Program’s (approx. 3.6 miles away); Granny Stalbird (approx. 3.6 miles away); Col. Edward Cross (approx. 3.7 miles away).
Also see . . . Wikipedia entry for Thaddeus S. C. Lowe. (Submitted on October 2, 2014, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec.)
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