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

Exeter NH Folsom and Gilman Marker

Exeter NH Folsom and Gilman Marker Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James R. Murray, August 4, 2016
1. Exeter NH Folsom and Gilman Marker Marker
Inscription.  In honor of John Folsom and his wife Mary Gilman, progenitors of the American Folsoms, natives of Hingham, England emigrated 1638, settled Exeter 1655. This stone erected by their descendants on land granted to Lieutenant Peter Folsom, was once the door-rock to the home of minuteman James Folsom. Unveiled September 30, 1918
Erected 1918.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1638.
Location. 42° 58.677′ N, 70° 55.799′ W. Marker is in Exeter, New Hampshire, in Rockingham County. Marker is at the intersection of Drinkwater Road and Rt. 111, in the median on Drinkwater Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Exeter NH 03833, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Folsom Tavern (approx. 0.8 miles away); Site of the First Mill At Falls of the Squamscott River (approx. 0.8 miles away); Revolutionary Capital (approx. 0.9 miles away); Exeter NH War Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); Exeter Town House
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(approx. 0.9 miles away); Abraham Lincoln Speaks in New Hampshire (approx. 0.9 miles away); Ladd-Gilman House (approx. one mile away); Powder House (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Exeter.
Credits. This page was last revised on February 16, 2023. It was originally submitted on August 4, 2016, by James R. Murray of Elkton, Florida. This page has been viewed 609 times since then and 180 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on August 4, 2016, by James R. Murray of Elkton, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Sep. 28, 2023