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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Keene, New Hampshire

 
Clickable Map of Cheshire 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 Cheshire County, NH (46) Hillsborough County, NH (38) Sullivan County, NH (23) Franklin County, MA (49) Worcester County, MA (340) Windham County, VT (67)  CheshireCounty(46) Cheshire County (46)  HillsboroughCounty(38) Hillsborough County (38)  SullivanCounty(23) Sullivan County (23)  FranklinCountyMassachusetts(49) Franklin County (49)  WorcesterCounty(340) Worcester County (340)  WindhamCountyVermont(67) Windham County (67)
Keene is the county seat for Cheshire County
Keene is in Cheshire County
      Cheshire County (46)  
ADJACENT TO CHESHIRE COUNTY
      Hillsborough County (38)  
      Sullivan County (23)  
      Franklin County, Massachusetts (49)  
      Worcester County, Massachusetts (340)  
      Windham County, Vermont (67)  
 
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1New Hampshire (Cheshire County), Keene — 1 — Barry Faulkner, MuralistMagical History Tour 2019
Barry Faulkner, Keene's most acclaimed visual artist, created murals across the country, including several in Keene. His two most famous works, displayed in the National Archives in Washington DC, represent the writing of the Declaration of . . . Map (db m151910) HM
2New Hampshire (Cheshire County), Keene — Civil War Memorial
. . . Map (db m151911) WM
3New Hampshire (Cheshire County), Keene — Deacon Josiah Fisher
Near this spot Deacon Josiah Fisher was killed and scalped by an Indian, July 10, 1745, a pioneer settler of this town in 1734.Map (db m70320) HM
4New Hampshire (Cheshire County), Keene — Dr. Daniel Adams House
Dr. Daniel Adams House Built c. 1795 has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m151891) HM
5New Hampshire (Cheshire County), Keene — 086 — Hampshire Pottery1871 - 1923
About 150 feet north of here stood the famous Hampshire Pottery Works founded by James Scolly Taft for the manufacture of earthenware. In 1878 Majolica ware was a major product, followed in 1883 by the addition of useful and decorative art objects . . . Map (db m85873) HM
6New Hampshire (Cheshire County), Keene — Industrial Heritage TrailCity of Keene, New Hampshire — 1874 —
The trail segment you are on traverses the heart of Keene's post Civil War industrial activity. Some of the industries still present such as J.A. Wright & Co. date many years back in Keene's history. Many of the buildings, which can be seen along . . . Map (db m151896) HM
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7New Hampshire (Cheshire County), Keene — 226 — Jonathan Myrick Daniels1939 - 1965
Civil Rights activist Daniels worshiped at St. James Episcopal Church during his high school years. Born in Keene, he graduated from Virginia Military Institute before entering the Episcopal Theological School in Cambridge, MA. While studying for . . . Map (db m85872) HM
8New Hampshire (Cheshire County), Keene — 069 — Keene Glass Industry
The first of two famous Keene glass factories was established near this site in 1814 and produced window glass for the New England area until 1853. Another glass works (1815-1842), 1.5 miles southeast of here on Marlboro Street, made bottles and . . . Map (db m74563) HM
9New Hampshire (Cheshire County), Keene — Keene Remembers
Keene Remembers The Colonial Wars 1675 - 1763 Revolutionary War 1775 - 1783 War with England 1812 - 1814 War with Mexico 1846 - 1848 Mexican Expedition 1916 - 1918 World War 1917 - 1918 and its citizens who . . . Map (db m151913) WM
10New Hampshire (Cheshire County), Keene — Magical History Tour
Keene welcomes you to take a stroll through our historic downtown to enjoy the Magical History Tour mural series featuring a few of the intersecting people, innovative products, and momentous events that shaped our city. The mural subjects were . . . Map (db m151895) HM
11New Hampshire (Cheshire County), Keene — Nathan Blake
. . . Map (db m151892) HM
12New Hampshire (Cheshire County), Keene — The First Meeting House in Upper Ashuelot
The First Meeting House in Upper Ashuelot, now Keene was built on this knoll in 1736-7. Here also was located the Burying Ground of the original settlers. Erected by Ashuelot Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution in 1913Map (db m59779) HM
13New Hampshire (Cheshire County), Keene — The Old Fort
This boulder marks the site of the old fort built in 1738 by the early settlers of Upper Ashuelot as a refuge from the IndiansMap (db m59781) HM
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14New Hampshire (Cheshire County), Keene — The Old Road to Boston
Erected by Ashuelot Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution, April 12, 1902, to mark the beginning of the Old Road to Boston, over which the soldiers of the revolution from Keene marched under Captain Isaac Wyman, April 21, 1775, in response to . . . Map (db m59828) HM
15New Hampshire (Cheshire County), Keene — 11 — The RailroadMagical History Tour 2019
As the nexus of the Cheshire, Manchester & Keene, and the Ashuelot Railroads, the City of Keene became one of the most significant centers of industry in the region. Not only did the railroad provide transportation for passengers and goods, but the . . . Map (db m151914) HM
16New Hampshire (Cheshire County), Keene — The United Church of Christ in Keene
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m151912) HM
 
 
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Oct. 4, 2022