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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Merrimack County, New Hampshire

 
Clickable Map of Merrimack 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 Merrimack County, NH (122) Belknap County, NH (18) Grafton County, NH (146) Hillsborough County, NH (38) Rockingham County, NH (137) Strafford County, NH (40) Sullivan County, NH (23)  MerrimackCounty(122) Merrimack County (122)  BelknapCounty(18) Belknap County (18)  GraftonCounty(146) Grafton County (146)  HillsboroughCounty(38) Hillsborough County (38)  RockinghamCounty(137) Rockingham County (137)  StraffordCounty(40) Strafford County (40)  SullivanCounty(23) Sullivan County (23)
Concord is the county seat for Merrimack County
Adjacent to Merrimack County, New Hampshire
      Belknap County (18)  
      Grafton County (146)  
      Hillsborough County (38)  
      Rockingham County (137)  
      Strafford County (40)  
      Sullivan County (23)  
 
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1New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Allenstown — 0205 — Bear Brook CCC Camp1935~1942
On Deerfield Road at Depot Road, on the right when traveling east on Deerfield Road.
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
2New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Allenstown — 0230 — Robert Frost in Allenstown / Buck Street Mills
On Suncook Valley Highway (New Hampshire Route 28), on the right when traveling south.
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
3New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Allenstown — 0211 — Suncook Connection Bridge
On Turnpike Street, on the right.
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
4New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Andover — 54 — Potter Place
On Main Street (U.S. 4) just east of Depot Street, on the right when traveling east.
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
5New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Boscawen — 1866 Penacook Academy 18751875 Penacook Normal Academy 1880 — 1880 Penacook Academy and School of Practice 1883 —
On North Main Street (U.S. 3), on the right when traveling north.
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
6New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Boscawen — Air Force History in New Hampshire
Near Daniel Webster Highway.
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
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7New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Boscawen — Birthplace of Gen. John A. Dix
On King Street (U.S. 3), on the right when traveling north.
Born July 24, A.D. 1798. "If anyone attempts to haul down the American flag, shoot him on the spot."Map (db m66408) HM
8New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Boscawen — Birthplace of Hon. Moody Currier
On King Street (U.S. 3), on the right when traveling north.
Born April 6, A.D. 1806. Editor, Banker, Poet, Legislator and Scholar. Governor of New Hampshire 1885-1887.Map (db m148636) HM
9New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Boscawen — Birthplace of William Pitt Fessenden
On King Street (U.S. 3), on the left when traveling north.
Birthplace of William Pitt Fessenden. Born Oct. 6, A.D. 1806. United States Senator from Maine for thirteen years. Secretary of the U.S. Treasury 1864-1865.Map (db m66404) HM
10New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Boscawen — Daniel Webster's First Law Office
On King Street (U.S. 3A) just north of Queen Street, on the right when traveling north.
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
11New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Boscawen — 0256 — Gerrish Depot
On Daniel Webster Hwy (U.S. 3), on the right when traveling north.
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
12New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Boscawen — 0049 — Hannah Dustin1657 - 1737
On King Street (U.S. 4), on the right when traveling east.
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
13New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Boscawen — Heroum GestaFides Justitia
On King Street (U.S. 4), on the right.
(Front/West side) Hannah Duston Mary Neff Samuel Leonardson March 30 1697 Mid-night (Front base of monument) David Blanchard W. Concord, N.H. (Right/South side) Statua Know ye that we with many . . . Map (db m135432) HM
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14New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Boscawen — Site Of First Fort A.D. 1739
Near NH Route 3.
Site of First Fort. A.D. 1739 One hundred feet square. Built of hewn logs. Erected by the town of BoscawenMap (db m77998) HM
15New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Boscawen — The Webster Homestead
On King Street (U.S. 4) at Depot Street, on the right when traveling north on King Street.
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
16New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Bow — 36 — Andrew Jackson’s Visit
On New Hampshire 3A at Interstate 89 on New Hampshire 3A.
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
17New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Canterbury — Canterbury Veterans of All Wars
On Center Road at Baptist Road, Hackleboro and Kimball Pond Roads, on the right when traveling west on Center Road.
Canterbury Veterans of All Wars Donated by the Canterbury Fund May 30, 1988Map (db m130579) WM
18New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Canterbury — Henry Parkinson, A. M.
On NW Road (Route 132) 0.1 miles south of Rum Brook Road, on the right when traveling south.
1741     1820 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
19New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Chichester — On This Spot Stood the First Congregational Church
On Main Street, on the left when traveling east.
On This Spot Stood The First Congregational Church Erected - 1793Map (db m129661) HM
20New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Chichester — Pineground Bridge
Near Depot Road, 0.1 miles east of Suncook Valley Road, on the left when traveling east.
This property is listed in the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Pineground Bridge Chichester 1887Map (db m198712) HM
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21New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Concord — A Gift from Mary Baker G. Eddy
On North State Street at School Street on North State Street.
The discoverer and founder of Christian Science to First Church of Christ Scientist Concord, New HampshireMap (db m76438) HM
22New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Concord — An Architectural Treasure TroveDowntown Concord — Est. 1725 —
On Main Street (U.S. 3/202) at Warren Street, on the left when traveling south on Main Street.
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
23New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Concord — 0067 — Bridges House Governor's Residence
On Mountain Road (New Hampshire Route 132), on the left when traveling north.
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
24New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Concord — Chamberlin House
On Pleasant Street (U.S. 202), on the right when traveling west.
Woman’s Club Chamberlin House Placed on the National Register of Historic Places 1982Map (db m141823) HM
25New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Concord — Charles Augustus Doyen
On N Main Street (U.S. 3) at Pitman Street, on the right when traveling east on N Main Street.
1914 World War 1918 erected by City of Concord New Hampshire Dedicated Nov. 11, 1919 In Memory of Brigadier General Charles Augustus Doyen Commanding Officer – First Regiment . . . Map (db m141076) WM
26New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Concord — Concord Clock
On North Main Street (U.S. 3) at Capitol Street, on the right when traveling north on North Main Street.
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
27New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Concord — Concord Memorial Field
On South Fruit Street, 0.1 miles west of Industrial Drive, on the right when traveling south.
Concord Memorial Field Dedicated to the Men and Women Who Served in the World War. 1936 ( 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
28New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Concord — Concord Police Station1890
On Warren Street east of State Street, on the right when traveling east.
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
29New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Concord — Concord's Architectural Heritage
These architectural artifacts from historic Concord buildings—pilaster capitals, gargoyles, cornices and other decorative stonework—are displayed here... In celebration of Concord's Architectural Heritage whose richness . . . Map (db m117581) HM
30New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Concord — 0236 — Concord's Civil War Mustering Camps
On Loudon Road (New Hampshire Route 9) east of Airport Road, on the right when traveling east.
(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
31New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Concord — Daniel Webster
On North Main Street at Capitol Street, on the right when traveling south on North Main Street.
Born at Salisbury New Hampshire Jan. 18th 1782 Died at Marshfield Massachusetts Oct. 24th 1852 Presented by Benjamin Pierce Cheney to the State of New Hampshire Jan. 18th 1886. Map (db m76428) HM
32New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Concord — Davis SquareJohn E. Davis
On Fisherville Road (U.S. 3) at Sewalls Falls Road, on the right when traveling north on Fisherville Road.
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 in 1917   The World War   1918Map (db m141253) WM
33New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Concord — Dedicated to Honor
On Unnamed internal cemetery road, on the right when traveling west.
Legionnaires Of All Wars Concord Post No. 21 of the American Legion 1923 Map (db m131248) WM
34New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Concord — Dedicated to You, A Free Citizen in a Free LandNew Hampshire's Liberty Bell Replica
On North Main Street at Capitol Street, on the right when traveling south on North Main Street.
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
35New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Concord — Eastman
On Eastman Street at Portsmouth Street, on the right when traveling north on Eastman Street.
Erected By The Eastman Association In Memory of Captain Ebenezer Eastman First Settler of Concord 1727 1924Map (db m129848) HM
36New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Concord — End Of The First N. H. Turnpike
On Eastman Street at Portsmouth Street, on the left when traveling south on Eastman Street.
End of the first N.H. Turnpike Incorporated 1796 36 Miles Long from the Piscataqua Bridge at Durham to Concord.Map (db m129767) HM
37New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Concord — First Session of the Legislature at Concord
On North Main Street south of Horseshoe Pond Lane, on the left when traveling north.
The first session of the Legislature at Concord was held in this building March 1782 Map (db m115944) HM
38New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Concord — Fletcher-Murphy Park
On South Street (New Hampshire Route 13) just north of Fayette Street, on the right when traveling north.
In memory of Lucy N. Fletcher and Teresa M. Murphy who gave their lives serving in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps 1918Map (db m141155) HM
39New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Concord — Franklin Pierce
Near North Main Street at Capitol Street, on the right when traveling south.
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
40New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Concord — 080 — Franklin Pierce1804 – 1869 — Fourteenth President of the United States (1853 – 1857) —
On N State Street, on the left when traveling north.
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
41New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Concord — George Hamilton Perkins
On North State Street at Park Street on North State Street.
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
42New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Concord — Grand Army of the Republic Memorial1867 — 1942
On Main Street (U.S. 3/202) at Park Street, on the right when traveling south on Main Street.
For God and Country To Honor Our Fathers The Grand Army Of The Republic Originally Dedicated April 9, 1942 We Live In Deeds, Not YearsMap (db m117569) WM
43New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Concord — In Grateful Tribute
On North Main Street at Park Street, on the right when traveling south on North Main Street.
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
44New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Concord — In Honor of Those
Near Washington Street at Centre Street, on the right when traveling south.
In Honor of Those Who Served in Co. M N.H. State Guard During the World WarMap (db m140936) WM
45New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Concord — In Memory of the Six Million Jews
Near North State Street (U.S. 3) at Brook Street, on the left when traveling north.
In Memory Of The Six Million Jews Who Perished In The Holocaust 1933 — 1945 These Do I Remember And My Soul Is GrievedMap (db m141063) WM
46New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Concord — Isaac A. HillNew Hampshire Patriot
On Main Street (U.S. 3/202) south of Capitol Street, on the left when traveling south.
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
47New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Concord — Isaac Elwell House and Officec.1855
On North State Street at Beacon Street, on the right when traveling north on North State Street.
Isaac Elwell House and Office Furniture Maker & Businessman Concord Heritage Commission North EndMap (db m193078) HM
48New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Concord — John Gilbert Winant (1889-1947)
On Park Street east of North State Street, on the right when traveling west.
”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
49New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Concord — John P. Hale
On North Main Street at Capitol Street, on the right when traveling south on North Main Street.
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
50New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Concord — Lafayette Posts
On Industrial Drive at S Fruit Street, on the left when traveling east on Industrial Drive.
Lafayette Posts Between these posts originally in front of the State House General Lafayette entered the capitol grounds on his visit to Concord June 22, 1825Map (db m140984) HM
51New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Concord — Main Street's OriginsDowntown Concord — Est. 1725 —
On North Main Street (U.S. 3) at Capitol Street, on the right when traveling north on North Main Street.
Downtown Emerges 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
52New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Concord — Maj. Gen. John Stark
On North Main Street at Capitol Street, on the right when traveling south on North Main Street.
Born in Londonderry N.H. Aug 28 1728 Died in Manchester N.H. May 8 1822 Erected by the State of New Hampshire A.D. 1890 Bennington Bunker HillMap (db m77061) HM
53New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Concord — 105 — Mary Baker Eddy1821 - 1910
On Pleasant Street / Franklin Pierce Highway (U.S. 202) at Rum Hill Road on Pleasant Street / Franklin Pierce Highway.
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
54New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Concord — Mary Baker Eddy House
On North State Street, on the left.
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m105382) HM
55New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Concord — Nathaniel & Armenia WhiteDowntown Concord — Est. 1725 —
On North Main Street (U.S. 3) south of School Street, on the right when traveling north.
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
56New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Concord — New Hampshire State House Chambers1819 • June 2 • 1969
On Main Street (U.S. 3/202) at Park Street, on the right when traveling south on Main Street.
The nation's oldest state house in which the legislature still occupies its original chambersMap (db m117550) HM
57New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Concord — New Hampshire’s First Meeting House
On Bouton Street at Church Street, on the right when traveling south on Bouton Street.
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
58New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Concord — 175 — New Hampshire's Presidential Primary
On Park Street just east of North State Street, on the right when traveling west.
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
59New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Concord — On The Interval Below This Spot
On East Side Drive (New Hampshire Route 132), on the right when traveling south.
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
60New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Concord — Placed in Memory of Those Men and Women
On Mountain Road (New Hampshire Route 132) at Shaker Road, on the right when traveling north on Mountain Road.
Placed in memory of those men and women, living or dead, who, since these United States, were settled, have fought to preserve our great heritage of freedom.Map (db m129845) WM
61New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Concord — 110 — Ratification of the Federal Constitution
On Bouton Street (U.S. 3) at Church Street, on the right when traveling south on Bouton Street.
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
62New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Concord — Site of First Block House
On North Main Street (U.S. 202) at Chapel Street, on the right when traveling south on North Main Street.
Site of First Block House Erected 1726-7. Used As Meeting House Town House And School House.Map (db m130508) HM
63New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Concord — Site of First Ferry
On Eastman Street, on the right when traveling north.
Site of First Ferry Established by Capt. Ebenezer Eastman 1727. -------------- Tucker's Ferry 1785. -------------- Federal Bridge 1798.Map (db m129801) HM
64New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Concord — Site of Home of Edward H. Rollins
On North Main Street (U.S. 202), on the right when traveling south.
Site of home of Edward H. Rollins Representative in Congress 1861 - 1867 United States Senator 1877 - 1883 Map (db m129397) HM
65New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Concord — Site of Home of Isaac Hill
On Main Street (U.S. 3/202) south of Capitol Street, on the left when traveling south.
United States Senator 1831 — 1836 Governor 1836 — 1839Map (db m122298) HM
66New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Concord — Site of Home of President Franklin Pierce
On South Main Street (U.S. 3), on the right when traveling south.
Site of Home of President Franklin Pierce 1856 to Date of Death 1869Map (db m130175) HM
67New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Concord — Site of House
On North Main Street, on the right when traveling north.
Where the First Session Of New Hampshire Legislature Was Held in Concord 1782.Map (db m131791) HM
68New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Concord — Site of Rumford Garrison No. 2
On Eastman Street, 0.1 miles north of Portsmouth Street, on the left when traveling north.
Around house of Capt. Ebenezer Eastman to which were assigned May 15, 1746 13 settlers with their families.Map (db m147705) HM
69New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Concord — Site of Rumford Garrison No. 5
On North Main Street (U.S. 3) at Loudon Road, on the right when traveling north on North Main Street.
Around house of Lieut. Jeremiah Stickney to which were assigned May 15, 1746 twenty settlers with their families Map (db m132187) HM
70New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Concord — Site of Rumford Garrison No. 6
On Hall Street at Water Street (U.S. 3) on Hall Street.
Around house of Joseph Hall to which were assigned May 15, 1746 fifteen settlers with their families.Map (db m132185) HM
71New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Concord — Site of Rumford Garrison No. 7
On South Main Street (U.S. 3) at Wentworth Ave. (Private), on the right when traveling south on South Main Street.
Around house of [Ti]mothy Walker, Jr. [To w]hich were assigned May 15, 1746 [Twenty] two settlers [And thei]r families Map (db m132184) HM
72New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Concord — 066 — State Capitol
On North Main Street at Capitol Street, on the right when traveling south on North Main Street.
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
73New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Concord — State House GroundsDowntown Concord — Est. 1725 —
On North Main Street (U.S. 3) at Capitol Street, on the left when traveling north on North Main Street.
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
74New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Concord — 0148 — Sunset Baseball
Near White Street.
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
75New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Concord — 0128 — The Concord Coach
On South Main Street (U.S. 3), on the right when traveling south.
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
76New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Concord — The First Garrison in Concord
On North Main Street, 0.2 miles north of U.S. 202, on the right when traveling north.
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
77New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Concord — 0238 — The Pennacook
On College Drive, on the right when traveling north.
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
78New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Concord — 125 — The Pierce Manse
On North State Street (U.S. 3), on the right when traveling north.
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
79New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Concord — The Reuben Foster House
On North State Street at Court Street, on the right when traveling north on North State Street.
This Property Has Been Placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m141874) HM
80New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Concord — This Field
On Airport Road, on the right when traveling north.
This Field Dedicated to the Memory of Sydney W. Beauclerk Jr. First Lieutenant 12TH. Aero Squadron, 4TH. Army Corps Killed in Action Oct. 29TH. 1918 At Champignuelle, France.Map (db m130098) WM
81New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Concord — This Monument is in Memory of Samuel Bradley
On Pleasant Street (U.S. 202), on the right when traveling west.
This monument is in memory of Samuel Bradley Jonathan Bradley Obadiah Peters John Bean & John Lufkin Who were massacred August 11TH, 1746 By the Indians near This spot ~ Erected 1837 By Richard Bradley Son of the Hon. John Bradley, & . . . Map (db m129598) HM
82New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Concord — 0184 — Turkey Pond ~ 1938 Hurricane
On Clinton Street (New Hampshire Route 13) 1 mile south of I-89, on the right when traveling south.
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
83New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Concord — U.S.S. Maine Memorial
In Memoriam U.S.S. Maine Destroyed in Havana Harbor February 15th 1898 This tablet is cast from metal recovered from the U.S.S. Maine Map (db m135887) WM
84New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Concord — VFW Concord Post 1631 Memorial
(Reverse side) William H. Marston 1936 Warren W. Ellis 1952 Walter Burtt 1996 Theodore E. Noyes 1999 Buried at Sea Jan. 21, 2000 Leonard Constant July 15, 2000 Map (db m135889) WM
85New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Concord — Walker School
On Church Street at Bouton Street, on the right when traveling west on Church Street.
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
86New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Concord — Walker School 1915Listed on the National Register of Historic Places
On Church Street at North State Street, on the right when traveling west on Church Street.
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
87New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Concord — 0147 — White Park
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
88New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Dunbarton — 0111 — Molly Stark House
On Stark Highway South (New Hampshire Route 13) at New Hampshire Route 77, on the right when traveling south on Stark Highway South.
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
89New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Epsom — Major Andrew McClary
On Dover Road (U.S. 202), on the right when traveling west.
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
90New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Franklin — Abenaki Indians Ancient Stone Mortar
On Central Street (U.S. 3) just east of Dearborn Street, on the right when traveling east.
This lot contains the ancient stone mortar used by Abenaki Indians and Pioneer Settlers of SanborntonMap (db m159841) HM
91New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Franklin — 0091 — Birthplace of Daniel Webster
On North Road, 0.7 miles north of Salisbury Road (New Hampshire Route 127), on the right when traveling north.
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
92New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Franklin — Elms FarmThe Home of Daniel Webster
On Holy Cross Road, 0.2 miles east of S Main Street (U.S. 3), on the right when traveling east.
. . . Map (db m148341) HM
93New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Franklin — Indian Mortar Lot
On Central Street (U.S. 3) at Dearborn Street, on the left when traveling east on Central Street.
The large mortar found here is in a boulder of glacial origin first hollowed out by water, 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
94New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Franklin — Philip CallFirst White Settler of Franklin, N.H.
On S Main Street (U.S. 3) 0.5 miles south of Holy Cross Road, on the left when traveling north.
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. 1928Map (db m148364) HM
95New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Henniker — New England College Covered Bridge2009 Renovation
Near Bridge Street west of Union Street, on the left when traveling north.
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
96New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Hill — 0162 — New Hill Village
On Commerce Street (New Hampshire Route 3A), on the right when traveling north.
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
97New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Hooksett — 1790 Milestone
On Daniel Webster Highway / Hooksett Road (U.S. 3) south of Post Road, on the right when traveling north.
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
98New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Hooksett — Portsmouth & Concord Railroad
On Allenstown Road (U.S. 3), on the right when traveling north.
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
99New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Hopkinton — 195 — Contoocook Railroad Bridge and Depot
On Park Avenue (New Hampshire Route 103) at Kearsarge Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Park Avenue.
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
100New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Hopkinton — Hopkinton and Contoocook Veterans Monument
On Hopkinton Road (New Hampshire Route 103) at Franklin Pierce Highway (U.S. 202), on the right when traveling south on Hopkinton Road.
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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