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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire

Clickable Map of Hillsborough County, New Hampshire and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Hillsborough County, NH (38) Cheshire County, NH (46) Merrimack County, NH (122) Rockingham County, NH (137) Sullivan County, NH (23) Essex County, MA (281) Middlesex County, MA (350) Worcester County, MA (343)  HillsboroughCounty(38) Hillsborough County (38)  CheshireCounty(46) Cheshire County (46)  MerrimackCounty(122) Merrimack County (122)  RockinghamCounty(137) Rockingham County (137)  SullivanCounty(23) Sullivan County (23)  EssexCountyMassachusetts(281) Essex County (281)  MiddlesexCounty(350) Middlesex County (350)  WorcesterCounty(343) Worcester County (343)
Nashua and Manchester are both the county seat for Hillsborough County
Adjacent to Hillsborough County, New Hampshire
      Cheshire County (46)  
      Merrimack County (122)  
      Rockingham County (137)  
      Sullivan County (23)  
      Essex County, Massachusetts (281)  
      Middlesex County, Massachusetts (350)  
      Worcester County, Massachusetts (343)  
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1New Hampshire, Hillsborough County, Bedford — 102 — Colonel John Goffe — (1701 - 1786)
This is considered to be the site of Colonel John Goffe's log dwelling. In 1744 Goffe build a gristmill on Bowman's Brook, later run by his son, Major John Goffe (1727–1813), and his grandson, Theodore Atkinson Goffe (1769–1860). The . . . Map (db m88052) HM
2New Hampshire, Hillsborough County, Goffstown — Grasmere Town Hall — Goffstown Historical Marker
Built in 1889, the Grasmere Town Hall was designed by noted Manchester architect William W. Ireland, who created it in the Queen Anne style popular at the time. It was built not only as a meeting hall but also a school (Schoolhouse #9). For . . . Map (db m162622) HM
3New Hampshire, Hillsborough County, Goffstown — In Memory of Michael J. Kos
In Memory of Michael J. Kos – #29 – February 28, 1955 – August 2, 2007 Who served the Town of Goffstown faithfully for 23 years as a truck driver for the Department of Public Works as well as the Teamsters Local 633 as . . . Map (db m162623) HM
4New Hampshire, Hillsborough County, Hillsborough — Hillsborough War Memorial
Hillsborough dedicates this memorial in recognition of the service rendered by its citizens in the wars of our country 1775 • 1812 • 1846 • 1861 • 1898 • 1917Map (db m152125) WM
5New Hampshire, Hillsborough County, Hillsborough — Memorial Day Order
General Orders, No. 11. Headquarters Grand Army of the Republic, Washington, D.C., May 5, 1868. I. The 30th day of May, 1868, is designated for the purpose of strewing with flowers or otherwise decorating the graves of comrades who died in . . . Map (db m152129) HM
6New Hampshire, Hillsborough County, Hillsborough — 065 — Pierce Homestead
The Pierce Homestead was built in 1804 by Benjamin Pierce, a general in the American Revolution, twice governor of New Hampshire (1827-28, 1829-30), and father of Franklin Pierce, the 14th President of the United States (1853-57). Franklin Pierce . . . Map (db m83659) HM
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7New Hampshire, Hillsborough County, Hillsborough — 203 — Stone Arch Bridges
Beginning in the 1830's, a few arched granite highway bridges were built in southern New Hampshire under the supervision of engineers from major manufacturing centers. By the 1850's, rural stonemasons had mastered the art of building such bridges . . . Map (db m97139) HM
8New Hampshire, Hillsborough County, Manchester, Corey Square — Ash Street School — 1897
has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m125011) HM
9New Hampshire, Hillsborough County, Manchester, Corey Square — Manchester Spanish-American War Memorial
This monument erected by the city of Manchester to her sons who on land and sea defended the nation's honor in the war with Spain, the insurrection in the Philippines and the China Relief Expedition 1898-1902 Dedicated July 4, 1929.Map (db m101429) WM
10New Hampshire, Hillsborough County, Manchester, Currier — The Historic Currier Neighborhood
The Currier Museum of Art originally opened in 1929, in a building designed by Edward Tilton of the New York architectural firm Tilton and Githens. Major expansions to the 1929 building were added to the north of the original building in 1982 . . . Map (db m125009) HM
11New Hampshire, Hillsborough County, Manchester, Downtown — 124 — Amoskeag Mills
Samuel Blodgett began a canal to bypass the steep falls in 1793, with money provided by a lottery. The canal was finished in 1807. Mills then sprang up on both sides of the river below the falls. The world renowned Amoskeag Manufacturing Company . . . Map (db m64872) HM
12New Hampshire, Hillsborough County, Manchester, Downtown — Brigadier General John Stark — 1728 - 1822 — Victor of the Battle of Bennington 1777 —
"There they are boys! We beat them today Or Molly Stark sleeps A widow tonight! Design by John Rogers - 1889 Sculpture by Robert Shure Gift of John Brooks Threfall - 1999Map (db m117677) WM
13New Hampshire, Hillsborough County, Manchester, Downtown — City Hall — 1844-1845
has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m117684) HM
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14New Hampshire, Hillsborough County, Manchester, Downtown — Manchester NH Civil War Memorial
In honor of the men of Manchester who gave their services in the War which saved the Union and secured equal rights for all under the Constitution. This monument built by a grateful city 1878 Additional inscription: Et Decorium est pro Patria . . . Map (db m96014) HM
15New Hampshire, Hillsborough County, Manchester, Downtown — Manchester NH General Pulaski Monument
Main inscription Brigadier General Kasimir Pulaski Born 1748 Died 1779 Marshall General of Poland Front Charleston • Savannah • Germantown Side Script Father of American Cavalry • Chief of Dragoons • Continental Army • . . . Map (db m96025) HM
16New Hampshire, Hillsborough County, Manchester, Downtown — Manchester NH Iwo Jima/Rene Gagnon Memorial
Plaque 1 In honor of Rene Gagnon and all those from Manchester who answered their countries call. PFC Rene A. Gagnon 2nd Bn. 28th Reg. 5th Marine Div. "Don't glorify war... there is no glory in it" Rene A. Gagnon "On Iwo Jima . . . Map (db m96023) HM WM
17New Hampshire, Hillsborough County, Manchester, Downtown — Manchester NH Victory Park War Memorial
In memory of the Manchester Men who died in the Great War that made the world safe for Democracy... In a righteous cause they have won immortal glory and have nobly served their nation in serving mankindMap (db m96024) WM
18New Hampshire, Hillsborough County, Manchester, Downtown — Manchester NH War Memorial
Veterans Memorial Park In honor of the men and women of Manchester who answered their nation's call in World War I, World War II, Korea and Viet Nam to preserve the principles of Freedom. We as a grateful and proud city dedicate these markers . . . Map (db m96016) WM
19New Hampshire, Hillsborough County, Manchester, Downtown — Manchester NH World War II Memorial
This is an 8 sided octagonal memorial. There is also a smaller memorial with a lengthy inscription. Beneath each side are rows and rows of inscripted names, with stars indicating those who made the supreme sacrifice with their lives. On the 8 . . . Map (db m96013) WM
20New Hampshire, Hillsborough County, Manchester, Downtown — Manchester's First Green Roof
Look up! Manchester's first "green roof" now sits on top of City Hall's Connector building. This UNH Cooperative Extension Initiative combines new technology with plants to deliver many benefits to the building below and to our overall . . . Map (db m117680) HM
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21New Hampshire, Hillsborough County, Manchester, Downtown — Ralph Baer — The Father of Video Games #Baersquare — Baer Square —
Obverse March 8th, 1922 - December 6th, 2014 Early Life Ralph Henry Baer was born March 8, 1922 in Pirmasens, Germany into a Jewish family. As a teenager, Ralph and his family fled to America to avoid the coming Holocaust. After . . . Map (db m135473) HM
22New Hampshire, Hillsborough County, Manchester, Downtown — The Mill Girl
She stands here, for thousands of 19th century working women: Industrial revolutionaries who broke with the past to earn their living, making history and creating the future. In 1880 one third of Manchester's population, 3385 women, . . . Map (db m117686) HM
23New Hampshire, Hillsborough County, Manchester, Kalivas Union — Christos Kalivas
In abiding memory of Christos Kalivas who was the first Greek American to sacrifice his life for our country in World War I This memorial made possible through the untiring efforts of Chris J. Agrafiotis · . . . Map (db m117728) WM
24New Hampshire, Hillsborough County, Manchester, Kalivas Union — Governor Moody Currier Gateway Entrance
. . . Map (db m117716) HM
25New Hampshire, Hillsborough County, Manchester, Kalivas Union — Mary E. Elliot
The founder of the "Elliot Hospital," Born May 22, 1823. Died Mar. 20, 1880Map (db m117725) HM
26New Hampshire, Hillsborough County, Manchester, Kalivas Union — Valley Cemetery — Welcome
Established in 1841 Designed in the Rural Cemetery style Built on land deeded to the City of Manchester by the Amoskeag Manufacturing Company. Resting place of Manchester laborers, civic leaders, industrialists and children. Listed on the . . . Map (db m117718) HM
27New Hampshire, Hillsborough County, Manchester, Notre Dame — Notre Dame Bridge — 1937 - 1989
[Notre Dame Bridge relief] ————————————— [Markers formerly on the bridge] Notre Dame Bridge Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works . . . Map (db m117730) HM
28New Hampshire, Hillsborough County, Manchester, Rimmon Heights — Merci Box Car
This Box Car was a restoration project of the Grand Voiture du N.H. of the Forty and Eight. This Box Car is one of the 49 Freedom cars sent by the French Government to each one of the 48 states and one to be shared by District of Columbia and . . . Map (db m19825) HM
29New Hampshire, Hillsborough County, Manchester, Rimmon Heights — 208 — St. Mary's Bank Credit Union / La Caisse Populaire Saint-Marie
Marker Front: The first credit union in the U.S. was founded here in 1908, the inspiration of Monsignor Pierre Hevey, the pastor of Sainte-Marie Parish. Monsignor Hevey sought to improve the economic stability of the French-speaking mill . . . Map (db m65149) HM
30New Hampshire, Hillsborough County, Mason — 035 — Uncle Sam’s House
Nearby stands the boyhood home of Samuel Wilson (1766 to 1854) who was generally known as “Uncle Sam.” He supplied beef to the Army in 1812. The brand on his barrel was “U.S.” The transition from U.S. to Uncle Sam followed and became the popular . . . Map (db m75238) HM
31New Hampshire, Hillsborough County, Merrimack — 079 — Matthew Thornton — 1714 - 1803
One of three New Hampshiremen to sign the Declaration of Independence, Matthew Thornton, physician, soldier, patriot, agitated against the Stamp Act of 1765, presided over the Provincial Congress in 1775, served in the State Senate and as an . . . Map (db m74577) HM
32New Hampshire, Hillsborough County, Merrimack — 029 — Old Dunstable
Was the original town, chartered by Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1673, which embraced parts of New Hampshire and Massachusetts. The New Hampshire portion of this area, following determination of the province boundary in 1741, was subsequently . . . Map (db m88053) HM
33New Hampshire, Hillsborough County, Milford — Captain Josiah Crosby / Lieutenant Thompson Maxwell
These two Revolutionary soldiers were settlers near here in the town of Monson (afterward Amherst, now Milford). Captain Crosby served with distinction at Bunker Hill and marched in defense of Ticonderoga in 1777 and of Rhode Island in 1778. He . . . Map (db m161187) HM
34New Hampshire, Hillsborough County, Nashua — Nashua Soldiers and Sailors Monument
[Front] A tribute to the men of Nashua who served their country on land or sea during the War of the Rebellion, and aided in preserving the integrity of the Federal union. A.D. 1861-1865. Erected by the City of Nashua, . . . Map (db m197553) WM
35New Hampshire, Hillsborough County, Peterborough — The War Of The Rebellion — Peterborough Soldiers Sacrificed
Capt. Gustavus A. Forbush 13th N.H. Regt. • Lieut. Timothy K. Ames 6th “ “ • Lieut. Charles L. Fuller 6th N.H. Regt. • Lieut. John M. Dodd 6th “ “ Charles O. Collister 2nd N.H. Regt. • Newman Hall 2nd “ “ . . . Map (db m73732) WM
36New Hampshire, Hillsborough County, Weare — 0143 — East Weare Village
In 1960 their beautiful community was sacrificed for the Everett Flood Control Project. Their village was the home for over 60 families and was a self supporting thriving community. Farming and lumbering was the way of life for the . . . Map (db m132346) HM
37New Hampshire, Hillsborough County, Weare — 0192 — Piscataquog River Mill Sites
Twenty-two mills in Weare, located along the Piscataquog River, were the economic life-blood of the town from 1752-1979. The mills furnished employment, goods and services locally and afar. They manufactured toys, textiles, wood and . . . Map (db m132357) HM
38New Hampshire, Hillsborough County, Wilton — Old Russell Hill Bridge
Evidence suggests there was a bridge on this site since the mid-1700's. In the mid-1800's the bridge was washed out and replaced with a boxed pony truss-style wooden bridge, similar in structure to a covered bridge. By 1930 this bridge was . . . Map (db m198711) HM
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Apr. 1, 2023