146. Home of the Molly Stark Cannon
located on the common, at the intersection of River Road
(NH13) and Meetinghouse Hill Road in New Boston, NH

 "This brass four-pounder, cast in 1743, was captured August 15, 1777 at the Battle of Bennington by Gen. John Stark's troops. Gen. Stark presented 'Old Molly' to the New Boston Artillery Company of the 9th Regiment of New Hampshire Militia, for its part in the battle. The artillery company was reorganized in 1938 and maintains a permanent home for 'Molly Stark' in New Boston."

erected 1984

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Historical Markers of the Merrimack Valley Region

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