58. Scotch-Irish Settlement
located in East Derry Village, on the south side of East Derry
Road, about 1 mile east of the Derry rotary in Derry, NH


 "In April 1719, sixteen Presbyterian Scotch-Irish families settled here in two rows of cabins along West Running Brook easterly of Beaver Brook. Initially known as Nutfield, the settlement became Londonderry in 1723. The first year, a field was planted, known as the Common Field, where the potato was first grown in North America."

erected 1969


A nearby monument


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