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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.
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.
 
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.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 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 (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); Exeter NH Exeter Gas Works (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Exeter.
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
 
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