The Bear Brook Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC)
Camp was one of 28 work camps established in
N. H. between 1933 and 1942. President Franklin D.
Roosevelt started the program after the Depression
to put young unemployed men to work in . . . — — Map (db m131328) HM
Robert Frost in Allentown In the summer of 1896, aspiring poet Robert
Frost (1874-1963) and his wife Elinor spent a belated honeymoon in a rented cottage near
the Suncook River in Allenstown. Carl Burell, a high school friend and avid . . . — — Map (db m129668) HM
In 1931, the N.H. State Highway Department built
an unusual double-deck truss bridge over the
Suncook River to remove traffic on the Daniel
Webster Highway (Route 3) from Main Street in
Suncook Village. Designed by Harold E. . . . — — Map (db m130239) HM
The community takes its name from Richard Potter, noted magician, ventriloquist and showman. This 19th century master of the Black Arts was known throughout America. He died here in 1835 in his mansion, a showplace in the town. He is buried in a . . . — — Map (db m161499) HM
To honor and perpetuate the memory of those who actuated by their faith in education and their love for their community, by their wisdom, their courage, and their sacrifices, founded these schools, and with their associates and their successors . . . — — Map (db m134930) HM
Grenier Army Air Field
Manchester Londonderry 1941-1966
Named for Lt Jean Grenier, Army Air Corps pilot killed flying mail in Utah in 1934.
During WWII over 52000 crewmembers receive final training in over 9000 B-17, B-24,
and other combat . . . — — Map (db m119750) HM WM
Near this spot A.D. 1805 stood the first law office of Daniel Webster the great interpreter of the American Constitution. One of the world's great orators. "Liberty and Union, one and inseparable, now and forever." — — Map (db m66772) HM
Constructed in 1855 to replace the original
station, this is the oldest surviving depot on the
former Northern Railroad. First known as
"North Boscawen Depot,” it was renamed in
1909 following a fatal train collision caused by
confusion . . . — — Map (db m131418) HM
Famous symbol of frontier heroism.
A victim of an Indian raid in 1697
on Haverhill, Massachusetts, whence
she had been taken to a camp site
on the nearby island in the river.
After killing and later scalping
ten Indians, she and the two . . . — — Map (db m129625) HM
March 30 1697
(Front base of monument)
W. Concord, N.H.
Know ye that we with many . . . — — Map (db m135432) HM
First owned by Daniel Webster in 1805. Sold in 1807 to to his brother Ezekiel, who occupied it until his death in 1829. Eminent as a lawyer and legislator, foremost in all good works, Ezekiel Webster's early death was an irreparable loss to the . . . — — Map (db m43498) HM
Just north of this point, on the boundary between Bow and Concord a large cavalcade of enthusiastic citizens met President Jackson and escorted him to New Hampshire’s Capital. His official reception by the State Government on the following day, . . . — — Map (db m77801) HM
This tablet marks site of last residence of
Henry Parkinson, A. M.
Nassau Hall, now Princeton University, 1764,
an excellent classical preceptor,
a Patriot of the Revolution.
Regimental Quartermaster under
Colonel . . . — — Map (db m149043) HM WM
Downtown Concord has one of the best assemblages of 19th and early 20th century commercial, civic and institutional buildings in New England. Despite near uniformity in height and material, each building is individually and distinctively detailed. . . . — — Map (db m117588) HM
This house, on land long occupied
by Revolutionary Veteran Joshua
Thompson, was built by Charles Graham
about 1836. Styles Bridges, Governor
of New Hampshire (1935-36) and U.S.
Senator for 25 years thereafter,
lived here from 1946 until his . . . — — Map (db m129723) HM
1914 World War 1918
City of Concord New Hampshire
Dedicated Nov. 11, 1919
In Memory of
Charles Augustus Doyen
Commanding Officer – First
Regiment . . . — — Map (db m141076) WM
Originally in the tower of the Board of Trade building at School and North Main Streets, the Concord Clock was manufactured by E. Howard Co., Boston, Massachusetts, and purchased in 1872 through public subscription.
The cast steel bell, made in . . . — — Map (db m115899) HM
Concord Memorial Field
Dedicated to the Men and Women
Who Served in the World War.
( large plaque )
In Honor of Those
Who Died in the World War
Thomas H. Abbott · Dante J. Baratelli · Sydney W. Beauclerk, Jr. · Robert C. . . . — — Map (db m141241) WM
This brick building, with its rock-faced granite trim, was Concord's police station from 1890 until 1975. Noted local architect Edward Dow, with Albert Bodwell, designed the structure. Its arched openings show the influence of the Richardsonian . . . — — Map (db m117584) HM
(side 1)"We can have but one country, one Constitution and one destiny:' the Union must be preserved.” Gov. Nathaniel S. Berry
From May 1861 to December 1864, twelve New Hampshire Civil War regiments and a cavalry unit . . . — — Map (db m130015) HM
John E. Davis
1899 - 1918
Enlisted - Feb. 5, 1918 - Concord, N.H.
Killed - May 2, 1918 - Fort Omaha, Neb.
14th Corp, Balloon Co.
In Honor of Those Who Served
1917 The World War 1918 — — Map (db m141253) WM
This reproduction of the Liberty Bell was presented to the people of New Hampshire by direction of The Honorable John W. Snyder Secretary of the Treasury As the inspirational symbol of the United States Savings Bonds Independence Drive . . . — — Map (db m76426) HM
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 . . . — — Map (db m81834) HM
Lies buried in nearby Minot enclosure. Native son of New Hampshire, graduate of Bowdoin College, lawyer, effective political leader, Congressman and U.S. Senator, Mexican War veteran, courageous advocate of States’ Rights, he was popularly known as . . . — — Map (db m77802) HM
Commodore United States Navy Born at Hopkinton New Hampshire October 20, 1835 Died at Boston Massachusetts October 28 1899 Entered the Navy as midshipman October 1, 1851 and served his country with honor forty eight years Genial and lovable as a . . . — — Map (db m76436) HM
In Grateful tribute to the men and women of this city who served our country to preserve the freedoms of humanity 1941 - World War II - 1945 1950 - Korea - 1953 1958 - Vietnam - 1975 Erected by the citizens of Concord November 11, 1953 Vietnam . . . — — Map (db m76435) WM
Near this site, on land just north of the Governor Hill Block at 58-62 North Main Street, was the first home in Concord of Isaac Hill, printer, bookseller, publisher, U.S. Senator and Governor of New Hampshire. It was here that Hill began his . . . — — Map (db m117580) HM
”Wanting not only for ourselves but for others also, a fairer chance for all people everywhere.”
World War I pilot, New Hampshire’s youngest governor, and first head of Social Security, he was appointed U.S. Ambassador to . . . — — Map (db m115918) HM
Rear First Anti-slavery U. S. Senator
He secured the abolition of flogging
and the spirit ration in the Navy
Born at Rochester 1806
Died at Dover 1873Side The measure of my ambition will be full if when my wife and children . . . — — Map (db m76427) HM
Ever since Concord was first settled in 1726, Main Street has been its principal thoroughfare.
The town's first plan shows an unnamed street that follows the same path as today's Main Street.
The 1-1/2 mile route was . . . — — Map (db m115859) HM
While living at her "Pleasant View" home (1892 - 1908) once on this site, Mrs. Eddy founded The First Church of Christ, Scientist in Boston, Mass., headquarters of the Christian Science movement. From "Pleasant View" some six miles from her . . . — — Map (db m77803) HM
Abolitionists, Suffragists & Philanthropists
Fifteen-year-old Nathaniel White arrived in Concord, virtually penniless, to work as a clerk in a Main Street hotel.
Six years later, in 1832, he had saved sufficiently to become a partner . . . — — Map (db m115905) HM
On this historical site built – 1751 the first framed meeting house where the New Hampshire Convention ratified the Federal Constitution thereby assuring its adoption June 21, 1788 A memorial to the soldiers of this town who took part in the . . . — — Map (db m105458) HM
Since 1920, New Hampshire has held its presidential primary election before any other state. Changes in New Hampshire law in 1949 made the primary a direct selection of presidential aspirants, not a mere choice of delegates pledged to specific . . . — — Map (db m115923) HM
On the interval below this spot a committee of the General Court of Massachusetts Bay, their surveyors and attendants there present to locate and survey the Plantation of Penny Cook, conducted the first religious service ever held in the central . . . — — Map (db m129757) HM
The convention of delegates from 175 New Hampshire towns took place on June 21, 1788, in the Old North Meeting House which stood on this site from 1751 until destroyed by fire in 1870. The delegates approved the proposed Federal Constitution by . . . — — Map (db m130008) HM
The State Capitol Building of New Hampshire was built in 1816-19 by Stuart J. Park. It is constructed of New Hampshire granite quarried in Concord. The original part was occupied June 2, 1819 and is the nation's oldest State Capitol in which a . . . — — Map (db m77813) HM
Honoring New Hampshire History
The State House grounds hold the state's foremost display of sculpture and memorials, many fashioned from local granite.
After Concord became the state capital in 1808, its citizens donated land to erect . . . — — Map (db m115908) HM
The Sunset League, the oldest after-
supper amateur baseball league in
the United States, was officially
organized here at White Park in 1909.
The original teams were the Haymakers, the Old Timers, the Sluggers
and the White Parks. Rich in . . . — — Map (db m129703) HM
The Abbot-Downing Company began in 1813
when Lewis Downing founded a "waggon" factory,
located here from 1816 to 1928.
In 1828 he was joined by J. Stephens Abbot.
The next century saw 14 styles of "stage"
coaches, the most famous being the . . . — — Map (db m130017) HM
Around this house was erected in 1746 the first stated garrison in Concord to protect from the French and Indian enemy the families of Rev. Timothy Walker, Capt. John Chandler, Abraham Bradley, Samuel Bradley, John Webster, Nathaniel Rolf, Joseph . . . — — Map (db m115939) HM
When Europeans settled in New England in the
1620s, the largest Native American tribal group
in the future state of New Hampshire used the
flat lands and bends of the Merrimack River in
present Concord for its central village. . . . — — Map (db m130005) HM
One tenth of a mile east of here stands the only house in Concord owned (1842-1848) by Franklin Pierce, 14th President of the United States. Removed to this site in 1971 from Montgomery Street, it was restored by the Pierce Brigade. Opened to the . . . — — Map (db m130013) HM
is in memory of
John Bean &
Who were massacred
August 11TH, 1746
By the Indians near
By Richard Bradley
Son of the Hon. John Bradley,
& . . . — — Map (db m129598) HM
The Great Hurricane of 1938 devastated New England's forests. As a result, Turkey Pond
was used to store almost 12 million board
feet of salvaged white pine logs, more than
anywhere in New England. From 1941 to 1943.
the H. S. Durant mill, . . . — — Map (db m129592) HM
On this spot, consecrated to religion and learning, was erected in 1751, the first framed Meeting House in Concord, which was used for ninety one years as a place of worship by The First Congregational Society of the town, and within whose walls . . . — — Map (db m115943) HM
Concord's growth at the end of the nineteenth and into the twentieth century, fueled in large part by the city's prosperous and varied industries, compelled a major campaign to build civic buildings. Within twenty-five years, the school district . . . — — Map (db m115942) HM
One of the oldest municipal parks in New
Hampshire, White Park was conveyed to the
city by Armenia White in 1884, in memory of
her husband Nathaniel. Mr. White, a founder of
The American Express Company, was a prominent
businessman, legislator, . . . — — Map (db m134450) HM
Built by her father, Capt. Caleb Page, c. 1759,
this was Molly Page's home in her youth and
as the wife of Gen. John Stark. Their first
son, Caleb, who served with his illustrious
father during the Revolution, was born here,
as was Molly''s . . . — — Map (db m130082) HM
Andrew McClary served in the famed Rogers Rangers. He participated in the December 1774 raids on the British Fort, William & Mary in New Castle, at which time powder and munitions were seized. Learning of the pending conflict at Bunker Hill while . . . — — Map (db m96960) HM
Daniel Webster was born here January 18, 1782.
Statesman and lawyer, he served as U.S. Congressman
from New Hampshire and Massachusetts,
Senator from Massachusetts and Secretary of
State under Presidents Harrison, Tyler and
Fillmore. A noted . . . — — Map (db m131051) HM
boulder of glacial origin first hollowed out
then by many
years of apparent
use of Abnaki Indians, and later by the first
settlers for grinding corn or maize which was
made into cakes and . . . — — Map (db m159840) HM
Near the site of this boulder stood the log cabin built by Philip Call first White settler of Franklin, N.H.
Sarah Trussel his wife was killed here by the Indians on August 15, 1754
Tablet placed by Abigail Webster Chapter D.A.R. 1928 — — Map (db m148364) HM
The 2009 renovation of the
New England College Covered Bridge
was made possible by generous gifts
from the following:
The General William Mayer Foundation and Cynthia M. Benfield '81 and Daniel P. Benfield '81 · Mr. and Mrs. Barry C. . . . — — Map (db m162670) HM
In February 1937, Hill residents learned that
their village, near the Pemigewasset River,
was to become a flood control reservoir for
the Franklin Falls dam project. By January of
1940, the citizens of Hill formed an association,
purchased . . . — — Map (db m139315) HM
Erected by towns or businesses to aid unfamiliar travelers, milestones typically stood up to 5' tall, were crudely carved out of roughly hewn granite, and often referred to towns by first initial only. They could be both difficult to read and . . . — — Map (db m115834) HM
Construction of the P&C Railroad to connect
NH's only seaport with its capital and points west
began in 1847. The road entered Hooksett at
Rowe's Corner, passed through this area to Suncook
and finally reached Concord in 1852. . . . — — Map (db m130217) HM
Built in 1889 on the granite abutments of an older span, this is the world's oldest surviving covered railroad bridge. It was probably designed by Boston & Maine Railroad engineer Jonathan Parker Snow (1848–1933) and built by carpenter David . . . — — Map (db m88024) HM
Dedicated to These Patriotic Veterans of
Hopkinton and Contoocook
World War II
Aldrich, John S. · Anderson, Lawrence · Archibald, Elmer V. · Astels, Thomas G. · Bailey, Arnold · Bailey Chester N. · Bailey, George · Baker, Albert · Ball, John . . . — — Map (db m141871) WM
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