89. Major General John Sullivan (1740-1795)
located on NH108, south of its junction witb
US4, near the Oyster River in Durham, NH


"Revolutionary patriot, soldier, politician, first Grand Master of Masons in New Hampshire, and a resident of Durham. He left the Continental Congress to serve under Washington from Cambridge to Valley Forge. Commanded at Rhode Island in 1778, and led campaign against the Six Nations in New York in 1779. Reentered Congress, then served three times as Governor of New Hampshire. Led fight for ratification of U.S. Constitution and became a federal district judge."

erected 1972

The General John Sullivan House (located at 23 New Market Road in Durham) was listed on the National Register and designated a National Historic Landmark in 1972. Both the historical marker and the General John Sullivan House are located within the Durham Historic District which was listed on the National Register in 1989.


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Related Links:
Sullivan Biography
Sullivan at William & Mary Raid, New Castle, NH
Sullivan at Battle of Brandywine
Sullivan County, NY, named for You-Know-Who