Major John Simpson

Major John Simpson (HM26ML)

Location: Deerfield, NH 03037 Rockingham County
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Country: United States of America
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N 43° 8.64', W 71° 14.075'

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Born In Deerfield and buried in Old Center Cemetery on road west, he gained fame by the unauthorized firing of the first shot at Bunker Hill while serving as a private in Captain Dearborn's Company of Colonel Start's Regiment. Although reprimanded for this disobedience, he afterward served his country with honor.
HM NumberHM26ML
Year Placed1964
Placed ByState of New Hampshire
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Date Added Friday, April 6th, 2018 at 1:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 318285 N 4779229
Decimal Degrees43.14400000, -71.23458333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 8.64', W 71° 14.075'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 8' 38.4" N, 71° 14' 4.5" W
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Area Code(s)603
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 50 NH-107, Deerfield NH 03037, US
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