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Atlantic Cable Station and Sunken Forest

 
 
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By Rod Funston, March 21, 2012
1. Atlantic Cable Station and Sunken Forest Marker
Inscription. The receiving station for the first Atlantic cable, laid in 1874, is located on Old Beach Road opposite this location. The remains of the Sunken Forest (remnants of the Ice Age) may be seen at low tide. Intermingled with these gnarled stumps is the original Atlantic cable.
 
Erected by New Hampshire Division of Historical Resources. (Marker Number 063.)
 
Location. 42° 59.584′ N, 70° 45.543′ W. Marker is in Rye, New Hampshire, in Rockingham County. Marker is on Ocean Boulevard (New Hampshire Route 1A), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rye NH 03870, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Isles Of Shoals (approx. one mile away); Portsmouth NH World War II Marker (approx. 5.5 miles away); Soldiers and Sailors Monument (approx. 5.6 miles away); Spanish American War Memorial (approx. 5.6 miles away); On this site was born Fitz John Porter (approx. 5.6 miles away); Haven Park (approx. 5.6 miles away); John Paul Jones House (approx. 5.7 miles away); Frank Jones's Hotels (approx. 5.7 miles away).
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 22, 2012, by Rod Funston of Eastham, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 518 times since then and 37 times this year. Last updated on June 19, 2014, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec. Photo   1. submitted on March 22, 2012, by Rod Funston of Eastham, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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