Hillsborough in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire — The American Northeast (New England)
The Pierce Homestead was built in 1804 by Benjamin Pierce, a general in the American Revolution, twice governor of New Hampshire (1827-28, 1829-30), and father of Franklin Pierce, the 14th President of the United States (1853-57). Franklin Pierce was born in Hillsboro November 23, 1804 and the family occupied this dwelling shortly thereafter.
Erected by New Hampshire Division of Historical Resources. (Marker Number 065.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & Politics • War, US Revolutionary.
Location. 43° 6.961′ N, 71° 56.986′ W. Marker is in Hillsborough, New Hampshire, in Hillsborough County. Marker is on Second New Hampshire Turnpike (New Hampshire Route 31) 0.1 miles north of West Main Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 301 Second New Hampshire Turnpike, Hillsborough NH 03244, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Stone Arch Bridges (approx. 1.6 miles away); Memorial Day Order (approx. 2.7 miles Hillsborough War Memorial (approx. 2.7 miles away); Birthplace of the Seventh Day Adventist Church (approx. 8.3 miles away); Washington NH Civil War Memorial (approx. 8½ miles away); Washington NH Town Common (approx. 8½ miles away); Washington NH (approx. 8½ miles away); Stoddard Glass (approx. 9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hillsborough.
Also see . . .
1. Benjamin Pierce - NHHistory.org. (Submitted on May 25, 2015, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. Franklin Pierce - Wikipedia. (Submitted on May 25, 2015, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
3. Franklin Pierce - Whitehouse.org. (Submitted on May 25, 2015, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Additional keywords. Franklin Pierce
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 24, 2015, by Pat Filippone of Stockton, California. This page has been viewed 418 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 24, 2015, by Pat Filippone of Stockton, California. 4. submitted on September 19, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. 5. submitted on May 24, 2015, by Pat Filippone of Stockton, California. 6. submitted on September 18, 2015. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.