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Concord in Merrimack County, New Hampshire — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Franklin Pierce

 
 
Franklin Pierce Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, August 14, 2014
1. Franklin Pierce Marker
Marker text is on the front and sides of monument. Difficult to photograph due to hedge surrounding the statue.
Inscription.
Fourteenth
President
of the
United States
Born at Hillsborough New Hampshire
November 23, 1804
A lawyer who loved his profession
and was a great leader in it.
Member New Hampshire Legislature
at 25 and Speaker at 27
Congressman at 29
United States Senator at 32 and
resigned at 37
Later in life declined the office
of Attorney General of the United
States, that of Secretary of War
The United States Senatorship and
Governorship of his State
President of the New Hampshire
Constitutional Convention
President of the United States
Died at Concord October 8, 1869
Brigadier General U.S. Army
Puebla
Contreras
Churubusco
Molino Del Rey
Chapultepec
Commissioner appointed by General
Scott to arrange an armistice
with General Santa-Anna
"He was a gentleman and a
man of courage"
Ulysses S. Grant

 
Location. 43° 12.412′ N, 71° 32.205′ W. Marker is in Concord, New Hampshire, in Merrimack County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of North Main Street and Capitol Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Concord NH 03301, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker
Franklin Pierce Marker (Front) image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, August 14, 2014
2. Franklin Pierce Marker (Front)
. Dedicated to You, A Free Citizen in a Free Land (within shouting distance of this marker); Maj. Gen. John Stark (within shouting distance of this marker); In Grateful Tribute (within shouting distance of this marker); State Capitol (within shouting distance of this marker); John P. Hale (within shouting distance of this marker); Daniel Webster (within shouting distance of this marker); George Hamilton Perkins (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); New Hampshire's Presidential Primary (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Concord.
 
Also see . . .
1. Franklin Pierce - Wikipedia. (Submitted on August 21, 2014, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. Franklin Pierce - The White House. (Submitted on August 21, 2014, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Notable PersonsWar, Mexican-American
 
Franklin Pierce Marker image. Click for full size.
By Pat Filippone, November 26, 2010
3. Franklin Pierce Marker
State Capital in the background.
Franklin Pierce Mansion image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, August 15, 2014
4. Franklin Pierce Mansion
Home was relocated and restored to make way for a new road.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 10, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 21, 2014, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 401 times since then and 60 times this year. Last updated on March 23, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 21, 2014, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   3. submitted on May 24, 2015, by Pat Filippone of Stockton, California.   4. submitted on August 21, 2014, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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