80. Franklin Pierce (1804-1869)
located in front of the Old North Cemetery, near the intersection of North
State Street and Keane Avenue, in the northern end of downtown Concord, NH


 "Fourteenth President of the United States (1853-57). Lies buried in nearby Minot enclosure. Native son of New Hampshire, graduate of Bowdoin College, lawyer, effective political leader, Congressman and U.S. Senator, Mexican War veteran, courageous advocate of State's Rights, he was popularly known as 'Young Hickory of the Granite Hills.'"

erected 1971 in cooperation with the City of Concord


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



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1/6/2002