Matthew Thornton

Matthew Thornton (HM1F0F)

Location: Merrimack, NH 03054 Hillsborough County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 50.41', W 71° 29.44'

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1714 - 1803

One 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.
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HM NumberHM1F0F
Series This marker is part of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence series
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Marker Number079
Placed ByNew Hampshire Division of Historical Resources
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Date Added Friday, October 17th, 2014 at 12:12am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 296459 N 4746074
Decimal Degrees42.84016667, -71.49066667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 50.41', W 71° 29.44'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 50' 24.60" N, 71° 29' 26.40" W
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Area Code(s)603
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 309 Daniel Webster Hwy, Merrimack NH 03054, US
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