“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Lancaster, New Hampshire

Clickable Map of Coos 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> Coos County, NH (59) Carroll County, NH (42) Grafton County, NH (146) Oxford County, ME (4) Essex County, VT (16)  CoosCounty(59) Coos County (59)  CarrollCounty(42) Carroll County (42)  GraftonCounty(146) Grafton County (146)  OxfordCountyMaine(4) Oxford County (4)  EssexCountyVermont(16) Essex County (16)
Lancaster is the county seat for Coos County
Lancaster is in Coos County
      Coos County (59)  
      Carroll County (42)  
      Grafton County (146)  
      Oxford County, Maine (4)  
      Essex County, Vermont (16)  
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1New Hampshire (Coos County), Lancaster — Col. Edward Cross5th N.H. Infantry Vols.
Born April 22nd, 1832, mortally wounded July 2nd, 1863, while leading his command, the 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 2nd Army Corps, at the Battle of Gettysburg, Penn. The Fighting Fifth Raised and disciplined by Col. Cross performed . . . Map (db m155817) HM WM
2New Hampshire (Coos County), Lancaster — First Church of Lancaster
Here stood the first church of Lancaster built in 1794. Rev. Joseph Willard pastor for 28 yrs. Soldier of the RevolutionMap (db m155882) HM
3New Hampshire (Coos County), Lancaster — 173 — Lake Coos and the Presidential Range
Lancaster, founded in 1763, lies on the bed of glacial Lake Coos, formed as the glaciers receded 14,000 years ago. Today, the Connecticut, an American Heritage River, flows along the bottom of the ancient lake. You stand at a gateway to The . . . Map (db m75697) HM
4New Hampshire (Coos County), Lancaster — Lancaster Main Street Program’sIsrael’s Riverwalk
Top Left Panel: These waters abounded in fish, as did the forests in game As the English were pushing their settlements up the valleys of the Connecticut and the Merrimack, trappers penetrated the wilderness far above the . . . Map (db m158923) HM
5New Hampshire (Coos County), Lancaster — 6 — Lancaster N. H.: Stories of People and PlacesWilder-Holton House
The house was built by Jonas Wilder in 1780 and served as a place for town and religious meetings as well as an inn for travelers. The Holton family later acquired it and owned it for over a century. In 1964 the Holton family sold the house to . . . Map (db m140029) HM
6New Hampshire (Coos County), Lancaster — Lancaster War Memorial
On the site of the Meetinghouse of the Pioneers Erected 1784 the Town of Lancaster builds this monument in memory of her citizens who served in the wars of the Country “Dulce et Decorum Est Pro Patria Mori” CIVIL . . . Map (db m157329) HM WM
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7New Hampshire (Coos County), Lancaster — Lancaster War Memorial
In Honor of the Men and Women of Lancaster New Hampshire Who Served in The Armed Forces In Time of War ( north plaque ) Honor Roll World War I 1917   -   1918 Kenneth P. Bailey · Charles A. Balch · Chester J. Barber · . . . Map (db m158337) WM
8New Hampshire (Coos County), Lancaster — Stone HouseLancaster NH: Stories of People & Places
John Sullivan Wells built this unique structure between 1835 and 1840.Wells brought the granite from Northumberland to construct his home. Shortly after it was completed Wells was called to Exeter to become Attorney General and the house was sold . . . Map (db m116640) HM
9New Hampshire (Coos County), Lancaster — The Thompson Legacy
Looking NW across Israel's River you will see the remnants of the Thompson Manufacturing Company Although manufacturing took place here for some years, highly skilled Alexander and Daniel Thompson arrived in 1865. By 1884 the company . . . Map (db m155843) HM
10New Hampshire (Coos County), Lancaster — 219 — The Weeks Act1911
The Lodge atop Mt. Prospect was the summer home of John Wingate Weeks (1860-1926), renowned "Father of the Eastern National Forests," author of The Weeks Act, passed by the U.S. Congress, March 1, 1911. The Act enables the government to buy . . . Map (db m77613) HM
11New Hampshire (Coos County), Lancaster — 084 — Wilder-Holton House
This Structure, erected by Major Jonas Wilder, from boards planed and nails wrought on the site, originally possessing a four-fireplace chimney and Indian shutters, is Coos County's first two-storey dwelling. Construction was initiated on the noted . . . Map (db m77609) HM
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Sep. 28, 2022