75. Portsmouth Plains
located on NH101 about .5 mile east of its
junction with Interstate 95, Portsmouth, NH


"In the pre-dawn hours of June 26, 1696, Indians attacked the settlement here. Fourteen persons were killed and others taken captive. Five houses and nine barns were burned. This plain was the Training Field and Muster Ground. Close by stood the famous Plains Tavern (1728-1914) with its Bowling Green where many distinguished visitors were entertained."

erected 1971

This marker was erected in cooperation with the City of Portsmouth.


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