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Historical Markers in Cornish, 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 (46) Grafton County, NH (146) Hillsborough County, NH (38) Merrimack County, NH (122) Windham County, VT (67) Windsor County, VT (79)  SullivanCounty(23) Sullivan County (23)  CheshireCounty(46) Cheshire County (46)  GraftonCounty(146) Grafton County (146)  HillsboroughCounty(38) Hillsborough County (38)  MerrimackCounty(122) Merrimack County (122)  WindhamCountyVermont(67) Windham County (67)  WindsorCounty(79) Windsor County (79)
Newport is the county seat for Sullivan County
Cornish is in Sullivan County
      Sullivan County (23)  
ADJACENT TO SULLIVAN COUNTY
      Cheshire County (46)  
      Grafton County (146)  
      Hillsborough County (38)  
      Merrimack County (122)  
      Windham County, Vermont (67)  
      Windsor County, Vermont (79)  
 
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1New 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
2New 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
3New 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
4New 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
5New 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
 
 
 
 
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Oct. 5, 2022