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