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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Sullivan County, New Hampshire

 
Clickable Map of Sullivan County, New Hampshire and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Sullivan County, NH (23) Cheshire County, NH (45) Grafton County, NH (135) Hillsborough County, NH (36) Merrimack County, NH (120) Windham County, VT (59) Windsor County, VT (64)  SullivanCounty(23) Sullivan County (23)  CheshireCounty(45) Cheshire County (45)  GraftonCounty(135) Grafton County (135)  HillsboroughCounty(36) Hillsborough County (36)  MerrimackCounty(120) Merrimack County (120)  WindhamCountyVermont(59) Windham County (59)  WindsorCounty(64) Windsor County (64)
Adjacent to Sullivan County, New Hampshire
    Cheshire County (45)
    Grafton County (135)
    Hillsborough County (36)
    Merrimack County (120)
    Windham County, Vermont (59)
    Windsor County, Vermont (64)
 
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1New Hampshire (Sullivan County), Charlestown — Captain Phineas Stevens
This tablet commemorates the successful defense of the fort on this site by Captain Phineas Stevens and his company of rangers against a large war-party of French and Indians April 7-10 1747Map (db m66278) HM
2New Hampshire (Sullivan County), Charlestown — Charlestown Civil War and World War Memorial
South Panel 1861 In Memoriam 1865 Lists names Abbott to Kelly North Panel 1861 In Memoriam 1865 Lists names Keen to Way West Panel Honor Roll 1917-1919 Dedicated to the men of Charlestown New Hampshire who . . . Map (db m66283) WM
3New Hampshire (Sullivan County), Charlestown — Charlestown War Memorial
. . . Map (db m66281) WM
4New Hampshire (Sullivan County), Charlestown — Charlestown World War II and Korean Conflict Memorial
In memory of those who gave their lives and those who served in World War II and the Korean Conflict 1941-1953Map (db m66282) WM
5New Hampshire (Sullivan County), Charlestown — 177 — Charlestown, New HampshireHome Town of Carlton E. "Pudge" Fisk
Carlton attended Charlestown schools, starring in basketball, soccer and baseball at Charlestown High School. He played professional baseball for the Boston Red Sox and the Chicago White Sox from 1969 to 1993, where he set several records including . . . Map (db m74583) HM
6New Hampshire (Sullivan County), Charlestown — 002 — Fort at No. 4
In 1744 the settlers at No. 4 (now Charlestown) built a great log fort enclosing many of the town's dwelling. The fort, northernmost in the Connecticut Valley, was besieged in 1747 by a large force of French and Indians, who were beaten off by the . . . Map (db m74584) HM WM
7New Hampshire (Sullivan County), Charlestown — 117 — General John Stark's Expedition to BenningtonAugust 1777
To impede a British invasion from Canada into eastern New York, the New Hampshire legislature on July 19, 1777, commissioned John Stark of Derryfield to recruit and lead a force of 1500 New Hampshire militiamen. At Charlestown’s Fort No. 4, forces . . . Map (db m74585) HM
8New Hampshire (Sullivan County), Charlestown — Liberty Tree Memorial
Front Panel This American Liberty Elm was named after "The Liberty Tree: Our Country's first Symbol of Freedom." On the morning of August 14, 1765, the people of Boston awakened to discover two effigies suspended from an elm tree in protest . . . Map (db m66280) HM
9New Hampshire (Sullivan County), Charlestown — This Boulder from the Hill-Side
This boulder from the hill-side is set here by citizens of Charlestown with the co-operation of the Union Historical Society of Charlestown N.H. and Springfield VT and of the Society of Colonial Wars, in the State of New Hampshire to mark the site . . . Map (db m65797) HM
10New Hampshire (Sullivan County), Claremont — 041 — First Roman Catholic Church
Southerly on Old Church Road is located the first Roman Catholic edifice in New Hampshire. It was erected in 1823 under the direction of the Reverend Virgil Horace Barber, S.J. The building serves St. Mary's parish and contained the first Roman . . . Map (db m109414) HM
11New Hampshire (Sullivan County), Claremont — 188 — Historic Handshake
On June 11, 1995, President William Jefferson Clinton and Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Newt Gingrich met at the invitation of the Congress of Claremont Senior Citizens, Inc. to debate issues affecting senior citizens. During the . . . Map (db m109337) HM
12New Hampshire (Sullivan County), Claremont — 057 — Union Church
Located easterly on Old Church Road, this wood-frame structure, built 1771–1773, is the oldest standing Episcopal church in the State, serving the second oldest parish. The parish began in 1768 as a mission of the Society for the Propagation . . . Map (db m109370) HM
13New Hampshire (Sullivan County), Cornish — 158 — Cornish-Windsor Bridge
Built in 1866 at a cost of $9,000, this is the longest wooden bridge in the United States and the longest two-span covered bridge in the world. The fourth bridge at this site, the 460-foot structure was built by Bela J. Fletcher (1811-1877) of . . . Map (db m74586) HM
14New Hampshire (Sullivan County), Cornish — 076 — Salmon Portland Chase1808 - 1873
In this house was born Salmon P. Chase, U.S. Senator from Ohio (1849-55), Governor of Ohio (1855-59), a founder of the Republican Party and leader in the anti-slavery movement. After serving as Secretary of the Treasury in Lincoln’s Cabinet, he was . . . Map (db m74587) HM
15New Hampshire (Sullivan County), Cornish — 134 — The Cornish Colony
The Cornish Colony (1885–1935) was a group of artists, sculptors, writers, journalists, poets, and musicians who joined the sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudens in Cornish and found the area a delightful place to live and work. Some prominent . . . Map (db m109373) HM
16New Hampshire (Sullivan County), Cornish — The Farragut MonumentSaint-Gaudens National Historic Site
The monument commemorating the Civil War naval hero Admiral David Glasgow Farragut was Saint-Gaudens’ first public commission. It was begun in 1879 and unveiled in Madison Square Park, New York City in 1881, where it still stands. Here in front . . . Map (db m100671) HM
17New Hampshire (Sullivan County), Cornish — 016 — Winston Churchill1871-1947
American author of best-selling novels, such as "Coniston", written between 1898-1941 and partly based upon actual experience in New Hampshire politics. His nearby residence, "Harlakenden House", was built in 1898 and burned in 1923. It also served . . . Map (db m109401) HM
18New Hampshire (Sullivan County), North Charlestown — North Charlestown Village
Est. 1740 National Register DistrictMap (db m65799) HM
19New Hampshire (Sullivan County), Plainfield — 077 — Kimball Union Academy
This school, known first as Union Academy, was chartered June 16, 1813 "to train young men for leadership in the ministry." The original building, located about 1,000 feet west of here and dedicated to January 9, 1815, was destroyed by fire in . . . Map (db m109402) HM
20New Hampshire (Sullivan County), Washington — 94 — Birthplace of the Seventh Day Adventist Church
In April 1842, a group of citizens in this town banded together to form "the first Christian Society." In the Adventist movement of 1842-43, they espoused the Advent hope. In January 1842, these Washington Sabbathkeepers, after meeting for many . . . Map (db m73224) HM
21New Hampshire (Sullivan County), Washington — Washington NH
N.H. Washington The first town incorporated under the name of George Washington Our first president December 13, 1776 Erected Nov. 1932Map (db m104566) HM
22New Hampshire (Sullivan County), Washington — Washington NH Civil War Memorial
1861-1865 Erected in memory of those brave soldiers of Washington who gave their lives in the defense of their country, during the great rebellion. Side 1 Hamilton Williams 19 • J. Landon Miller 21 • Gilman L. Beckwith 34 • Henry Crane . . . Map (db m104561) WM
23New Hampshire (Sullivan County), Washington — Washington NH Town CommonNational Register of Historic Places
The Washington Common has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m104562) HM
 
May. 13, 2021