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Boscawen in Merrimack County, New Hampshire — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Site Of First Fort A.D. 1739

 
 
Site Of First Fort A.D. 1739 Marker image. Click for full size.
November 18, 2013
1. Site Of First Fort A.D. 1739 Marker
Inscription.  
Site of First Fort. A.D. 1739 One hundred feet square. Built of hewn logs. Erected by the town of Boscawen
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Forts and Castles. A significant historical year for this entry is 1739.
 
Location. 43° 18.613′ N, 71° 36.883′ W. Marker is in Boscawen, New Hampshire, in Merrimack County. Marker can be reached from NH Route 3. Towards the back of this property. Please make sure you have permission to go there. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 150 King Street, Concord NH 03303, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Birthplace of William Pitt Fessenden (within shouting distance of this marker); Daniel Webster's First Law Office (approx. ¼ mile away); Birthplace of Gen. John A. Dix (approx. ¼ mile away); The Webster Homestead (approx. 0.4 miles away); Birthplace of Hon. Moody Currier (approx. half a mile away); 1866 Penacook Academy 1875 (approx. 1½ miles away); Hannah Dustin (approx. 1.9 miles away); Heroum Gesta (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Boscawen.
 
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1. Boscawen Historical Society. Town website entry (Submitted on September 20, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 

2. History of Boscawen. Searchroots website entry (Submitted on October 16, 2014, by Paul Bench of Canaan, New Hampshire.) 
 
Site Of First Fort A.D. 1739 Marker image. Click for full size.
November 18, 2013
2. Site Of First Fort A.D. 1739 Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 22, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 15, 2014. This page has been viewed 555 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 15, 2014, by Paul Bench of Canaan, New Hampshire. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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