William and Mary Raids - New Castle
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member New England n00b
N 43° 04.246 W 070° 42.850
19T E 360440 N 4770099
Quick Description: Visit one of the early Revolutionary War battle sites, at a former British castle.
Location: New Hampshire, United States
Date Posted: 9/30/2006 2:01:45 PM
Waymark Code: WMRT8
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 59

Long Description:
Text of Marker:

William and Mary Raids

December 14-15, 1774, several hundred
men overpowered the small British
garrison at Castle William & Mary,
now Fort Constitution, New Castle,
and removed quantities of military
supplies. These raids, set off by
Paul Revere's ride to Portsmouth on
December 13, were among the first overt
acts of the American Revolution.

Official NH Historical Marker page: (visit link)
Marker Name: William and Mary Raids

Official Marker Number: 004

Marker Type: Official NH State

Marker Location: New Castle

Date Marker Established: 1958

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