List of New Hampshire historical markers (51–75)

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Contents
No. Title Location
51 Dr. Jeremy Belknap (1744–1798) Dover
52 Stoddard Glass Stoddard
53 Wentworth Estate Wolfeboro
54 Potter Place Andover
55 Baker River Rumney
56 Rogers Rangers Haverhill
57 Union Church Claremont
58 Scotch-Irish Settlement Derry
59 Hosea Ballou (1771–1852) Richmond
60 First Methodist Meeting Place in New Hampshire Chesterfield
61 First Connecticut River Bridge Walpole
62 Breakfast Hill North Hampton
63 Atlantic Cable Station and Sunken Forest Rye
64 45th Parallel Stewartstown
65 Pierce Homestead Hillsborough
66 State Capitol Concord
67 Bridges House – Governor’s Residence Concord
68 Toll House and Toll Gate Sharon
69 Keene Glass Industry Keene
70 Old Coal Kiln Lisbon
71 Kilburn Brothers Stereoscopic View Factory Littleton
72 Mystery Hill Salem
73 First Ski School in America Sugar Hill
74 Park Hill Meeting House Westmoreland
75 Portsmouth Plains Portsmouth
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City of Dover

“Noted preacher, educator, naturalist and historian. Born Boston, Mass.Harvard College 1762. School teacher at Portsmouth and Greenland. Pastor of First Congregational Church at nearby Dover, 1766-1786. Published first History of New Hampshire. Founded Massachusetts Historical Society, 1794. A New Hampshire county perpetuates his name.”[1]

Town of Stoddard

Glassmaking in this town covered the years 1842-1873. Nearby stood the South Stoddard Glass Works founded by Joseph Foster in 1842. A second works was erected in 1846 at Mill Village two miles north. In its day a major industry of the State, Stoddard glass products are now highly prized by collectors.”[2]

Town of Wolfeboro

“This marker stands on the northwesterly part of a 4,000-acre tract which comprised the elegant country estate of John Wentworth, last royal governor of New Hampshire (1767–1775). The manor house, erected in 1769 on the northeast shore of this Lake, was the earliest summer home in the Lakes Region. It was destroyed by fire in 1820.”[3]

Town of Andover

“The community takes its name from Richard Potter, noted magician, ventriloquist and showman. This 19th century master of the Black Arts was known throughout America. He died here in 1835 in his mansion, a showplace in the town. He is buried in a small plot on his once extensive estate.”[4]

Historical marker for the Baker River
Town of Rumney

“Known to Indians as Asquamchumauke, the nearby river was renamed for Lt. Thomas Baker (1682–1753) whose company of 34 scouts from Northampton, Mass. passed down this valley in 1712. A few miles south his men destroyed a Pemigewasset Indian village. Massachusetts rewarded the expedition with a scalp bounty of £40 and made Baker a captain.”[5]

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