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By Jonathan Newell, July 1, 2013
Gen. John A. Dix
New Hampshire (Merrimack County), Boscawen — Birthplace of Gen. John A. Dix
Born July 24, A.D. 1798. "If anyone attempts to haul down the American flag, shoot him on the spot." — Map (db m66408) HM
New Hampshire (Merrimack County), Boscawen — Birthplace of Hon. Moody Currier
Born April 6, A.D. 1806. Editor, Banker, Poet, Legislator and Scholar. Governor of New Hampshire 1885-1887. — Map (db m66407) HM
New Hampshire (Merrimack County), Boscawen — Birthplace of William Pitt Fessenden
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
New Hampshire (Merrimack County), Boscawen — Daniel Webster's First Law Office
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
New Hampshire (Merrimack County), Boscawen — Site Of First Fort A.D. 1739
Site of First Fort. A.D. 1739 One hundred feet square. Built of hewn logs. Erected by the town of Boscawen — Map (db m77998) HM
New Hampshire (Merrimack County), Boscawen — The Webster Homestead
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
New Hampshire (Merrimack County), Bow — 36 — Andrew Jackson’s Visit
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
New Hampshire (Merrimack County), Concord — A Gift from Mary Baker G. Eddy
The discoverer and founder of Christian Science to First Church of Christ Scientist Concord, New Hampshire — Map (db m76438) HM
New Hampshire (Merrimack County), Concord — Daniel Webster
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
New Hampshire (Merrimack County), Concord — Dedicated to You, A Free Citizen in a Free LandNew Hampshire's Liberty Bell Replica
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
New Hampshire (Merrimack County), Concord — 080 — Franklin Pierce1804 – 1869
Fourteenth President of the United States (1853 – 1857) 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, . . . — Map (db m77802) HM
New Hampshire (Merrimack County), Concord — Franklin Pierce
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
New Hampshire (Merrimack County), Concord — George Hamilton Perkins
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
New Hampshire (Merrimack County), Concord — In Grateful Tribute
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
New Hampshire (Merrimack County), Concord — John P. Hale
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 1873

Side The measure of my ambition will be full if when my wife and children . . . — Map (db m76427) HM

New Hampshire (Merrimack County), Concord — Maj. Gen. John Stark
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 Hill — Map (db m77061) HM
New Hampshire (Merrimack County), Concord — 105 — Mary Baker Eddy1821 - 1910
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
New Hampshire (Merrimack County), Concord — Mary Baker Eddy House
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m105382) HM
New Hampshire (Merrimack County), Concord — New Hampshire’s First Meeting House
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
New Hampshire (Merrimack County), Concord — 175 — New Hampshire's Presidential Primary
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 m77804) HM
New Hampshire (Merrimack County), Concord — 110 — Ratification of the Federal Constitution
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 m89615) HM
New Hampshire (Merrimack County), Concord — Site of Rumford Garrison No. 6
A round house of Joseph Hall to which were assigned May 15, 1746 fifteen settlers with their families. — Map (db m76434) HM
New Hampshire (Merrimack County), Concord — 066 — State Capitol
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
New Hampshire (Merrimack County), Concord — 125 — The Pierce Manse
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 m75240) HM
New Hampshire (Merrimack County), Concord — Walker School
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 m105771) HM
New Hampshire (Merrimack County), Epsom — Major Andrew McClary
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
New Hampshire (Merrimack County), Hopkinton — 195 — Contoocook Railroad Bridge and Depot
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
New Hampshire (Merrimack County), Hopkinton — Woodwell's Garrison 1744
Woodwell's Garrison, 1744, Captured April 22, 1746 Stockade on opposite side of the road — Map (db m78995)
New Hampshire (Merrimack County), New London — New London War Memorial
In grateful appreciation, the town of New London in full recognition of the supreme sacrifice* of a few and the arduous efforts of many, hereby acknowledge with deep humility and thanksgiving the participation of the community's men and women during . . . — Map (db m104574) WM
New Hampshire (Merrimack County), New London — New London War Memorial
In memory of our citizens who offered their lives to preserve the Union. Commissioned officers. General Joseph M. Clough Major Geaorge W. Everett Captain Andrew J. Sargent Captain Samuel M. Carr Captain Charlew Woodward Captain MAthew . . . — Map (db m104575) WM
New Hampshire (Merrimack County), Newbury — Center Meeting House, Newbury NH
New marker text Built in 1832, the Center Meeting House appears to be inspired by Asher Benjamin’s designs for Federal period religious buildings. Construction was financed by the First Toleration Society who wanted a place where all . . . — Map (db m104567) HM
New Hampshire (Merrimack County), Newbury — Newbury NH Veteran's Memorial
Remember Dedicated by the town of Newbury to all veterans who have served so that others may be free. July 14, 2012.

Additionally, there are 6 pillars representing the 6 different services. In front of the memorial there are several . . . — Map (db m104572) WM

New Hampshire (Merrimack County), Northfield — Northfield WWI Memorial
Honor Roll. Dedicated to the men of Northfield, N.H. who served their country in the World War. That government of the people, by the people, for the people shall not perish from the earth. — Map (db m97195) WM
New Hampshire (Merrimack County), South Sutton — 044 — John Sargent Pillsbury1828 - 1901
Born in a house bordering this common, he migrated to Minneapolis in 1855. There, he, his brother George, and his nephew Charles, established the famous Pillsbury flour milling business. Three times elected Governor of Minnesota and noted . . . — Map (db m88015) HM

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