48. General John Stark 1728-1822
located on the east side of NH28, about 2.3 miles south of
the Derry rotary, the intersection of Bypass NH28
and NH102 in Derry Village, Derry, NH


"Rogers' Ranger and Revolutionary hero, served at Bunker Hill and in Washington's New Jersey campaign of 1776-77, and commanded the American militia which decisively defeated two detachments of Burgoyne's army near Bennington, Vermont, August 16, 1777. A stone marks his birthplace on Stark Road, six-tenths of a mile easterly on Lawrence Road."

erected 1967


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

Related Links:
Framers of Freedom/Gen. John Stark
Virtual Vermont/John Stark
New Hampshire at Bunker Hill



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