Colonial Grant
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member WiiGeo
N 43° 08.810 W 071° 56.140
19T E 261282 N 4781304
Quick Description: Colonial Grant (Marker Number: 107)
Location: New Hampshire, United States
Date Posted: 10/9/2009 6:42:05 PM
Waymark Code: WM7DJ6
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member cache_test_dummies
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Long Description:
In 1769, Col. John Hill, a Masonian proprietor, "granted forever" a tract of land in and around this triangle plot to the first settled minister, Rev. Jonathan Barnes, providing locations for the church, meetinghouse, minister's homestead, school, pound, training field, and burying ground. Worthy of note is that descendants of the original grantee still occupy many of these 18th and early 19th century homes.


Located in Hillsborough Center, about 3.3 miles north of the intersection of NH 9 and NH 149.
Marker Name: Colonial Grant

Official Marker Number: 107

Marker Type: Official NH State

Marker Location: Hillsboro

Date Marker Established: 1976

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