1714 - 1803One of three New Hampshiremen to sign the Declaration of Independence, Matthew Thornton, physician, soldier, patriot, agitated against the Stamp Act of 1765, presided over the Provincial Congress in 1775, served in the State Senate and as an associate justice of the Superior Court. The nearby monument honors his memory. He is buried in the adjacent cemetery. His homestead stands directly across the highway.
|Series||This marker is part of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence series|
|Placed By||New Hampshire Division of Historical Resources|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, October 17th, 2014 at 12:12am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||19T E 296459 N 4746074|
|Decimal Degrees||42.84016667, -71.49066667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 42° 50.41', W 71° 29.44'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||42° 50' 24.60" N, 71° 29' 26.40" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 309 Daniel Webster Hwy, Merrimack NH 03054, US|
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