53. Wentworth Estate
located at the Wentworth State Park wayside
area, on the south side of NH109, east of its
northern junction with NH28, Wolfeboro, NH


"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."

erected 1968

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1/17/2002