3. Birthplace of Horace Greeley
located about 9 miles west of Manchester at the intersection
of NH101 and Horace Greeley Road in Amherst, NH


Go West, young man! "About five miles north of Amherst is the birthplace of Horace Greeley (1811-1872), founder of the New York Tribune, member of Congress, and candidate for President in 1872."

erected 1958


Stalking New Hampshire's Historical Markers
Historical Markers of the Merrimack Valley Region

Related Links:
A short Biography of Horace Greeley
Horace Goes West #1: Kansas Historical Marker 85.
Horace Goes West #2: Kansas Historical Marker 98.
The Origins of the Republican Party (look for Salmon P. Chase, too!)
Mathew Brady Studio Daguerreotype, circa 1851
Horace Greeley's grave



All text and images on this website (c)2002 Mary Lizie and Robert Marville

Revised 1/16/2002