91. Birthplace of Daniel Webster
located off NH 127, at the Daniel Webster
Homestead, in Franklin, NH


"Daniel Webster was born here January 18, 1782. Statesman and lawyer, he served as U.S. Congressman from New Hampshire and Massachusetts, Senator from Massachusetts and Secretary of State under Presidents Harrison, Tyler, and Fillmore. A noted orator, he achieved national recognition in the landmark Dartmouth College case. He died in Marshfield, Massachusetts October 24, 1852 and is buried there. He was one of the first men elected to the U.S. Senate Hall of Fame in 1957."

erected 1973


Stalking New Hampshire's Historical Markers
Historical Markers of the Lakes Region


Related Links:
Dartmouth's Webster Web Exhibit
Webster Statue at the U.S. Capitol
Webster Birthplace



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