Major General John Sullivan Memorial
The plaque commemorates the 200th anniversary of the first organized fight of the Revolution and the transport by gundalow of gunpowder taken from the British at Fort William and Mary in New Castle on Dec. 14, 1774, concealed at this spot and later used in the battle of Bunker Hill Presented by the Silver Squares November 11, 1975.
In memory of John Sullivan Born Feb 17, 1740 Died Jan 23, 1795 Sullivan
Erected by the State of New Hampshire upon the site of the meeting house under which was stored the gunpowder taken from Fort William and Mary
Erected by State of New Hampshire.
Topics. This historical marker memorial is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Colonial Era • War, US Revolutionary.
Location. 43° 7.823′ N, 70° 55.061′ W. Marker is in Durham, New Hampshire, in Strafford County. Marker is on Newmarket Road. Memorial and plaque are just a few steps from the John Sullivan marker. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Durham NH 03824, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers
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