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.
Location. 43° 7.823′ N, 70° 55.061′ W. Marker is in Durham, New Hampshire, in Strafford County. Marker is on Newmarket Road. Touch for map. Memorial and plaque are just a few steps from the John Sullivan marker. Marker is in this post office area: Durham NH 03824, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Major General John Sullivan (within shouting distance of this marker); Oyster River Massacre (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Durham New Hampshire War Memorial Marker
Also see . . . John Sullivan - Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. (Submitted on August 6, 2016, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Categories. • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Colonial Era • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on August 6, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 3, 2016, by James R. Murray of Elkton, Florida. This page has been viewed 141 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 3, 2016, by James R. Murray of Elkton, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.