114. North Cemetery
located on a corner of the Old North Cemetery on
Maplewood Road, east of US1 in Portsmouth, NH


"The Town of Portsmouth purchased this land in 1753 for 150 pounds from Col. John Hart, commander of the N.H. Regiment at Louisburg. General William Whipple, Signer of the Declaration of Independence, Gov. John Langdon, Signer of the Constitution, Capt. Thomas Thompson, of the Continental Ship Raleigh, are among noted citizens buried here."

erected 1976

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

The Old North Cemetery was listed on the National Register in 1978.


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