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Keene in Cheshire County, New Hampshire — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Deacon Josiah Fisher

 
 
Deacon Josiah Fisher Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tony Farrick, November 19, 2013
1. Deacon Josiah Fisher Marker
Inscription. Near this spot Deacon Josiah Fisher was killed and scalped by an Indian, July 10, 1745, a pioneer settler of this town in 1734.
 
Erected 1930 by Historical Society of Cheshire County.
 
Location. 42° 55.995′ N, 72° 16.769′ W. Marker is in Keene, New Hampshire, in Cheshire County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of West Street and Federal Street. Touch for map. The marker is on the left rear of the building at 34 West St. It can be seen from Federal St. Marker is at or near this postal address: 34 West St., Keene NH 03431, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jonathan Myrick Daniels (within shouting distance of this marker); The Old Fort (approx. half a mile away); The Old Road to Boston (approx. 0.7 miles away); Keene Glass Industry (approx. 0.7 miles away); The First Meeting House in Upper Ashuelot (approx. mile away); Hampshire Pottery (approx. one mile away); Pierce Shops (approx. 7.3 miles away); Park Hill Meeting House (approx. 9.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Keene.
 
Also see . . .  Josiah Fisher Killed by Indians in Keene. (Submitted on November 20, 2013, by Tony Farrick of Shelburne Falls, Ma..)
34 West St. image. Click for full size.
By Tony Farrick, November 19, 2013
2. 34 West St.
Former U.S. Post Office, marker is mounted on left side of building.

 
Categories. Colonial EraNative Americans
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 20, 2013, by Tony Farrick of Shelburne Falls, Ma.. This page has been viewed 394 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 20, 2013, by Tony Farrick of Shelburne Falls, Ma.. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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