Host to History

Host to History (HM26VS)

Location: Littleton, NH 03561 Grafton County
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Country: United States of America
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N 44° 18.416', W 71° 46.467'

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Thayer's Inn has welcomed countless guests over the years.
Among them have been the famous (and the infamous).
A brief listing includes visiting Presidents Ulysses S. Grant, Franklin Pierce, Richard Nixon, and Jimmy Carter.
Also stopping here were presidential aspirants General George B. McClellan, Governor Nelson Rockefeller, Governor Estes Kefauver, Governor George Romney, Senator Barry Goldwater, Senator Harold Stassen, Senate Majority Leader Robert Dole, author and political commentator Patrick Buchanan, and Senator Bill Bradley.
New Hampshire Governors Sherman Adams and Hugh Gallen frequented Thayer's as did Littleton native Robert C. Hill who served as the United States ambassador to five different countries (Costa Rica, El Salvador, Mexico, Spain and Argentina).
Other guests include P.T. Barnum accompanied by "General" Tom Thumb, publisher Horace Greely, Henry Ford, the notorious millionaire playboy Harry K. Thaw, artic explorer Commander Robert E. Peary, WWII General Tomoyuki Yamashita, "The Tiger of Manila," who lived at Thayer's for three months in 1940 while on a spy mission in the White Mountains on behalf of Japanese Intelligence, movie star Bette Davis, song write Ed Bruce (Mama, Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to be Cowboys) and author Michael Blake (Dances with Wolves).
HM NumberHM26VS
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Date Added Sunday, April 15th, 2018 at 4:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)31N E 166021 N 0
Decimal Degrees44.30693333, -71.77445000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 44° 18.416', W 71° 46.467'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds44° 18' 24.96" N, 71° 46' 28.02" W
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Area Code(s)603
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 111 Main St, Littleton NH 03561, US
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