Rounsevel Building

Rounsevel Building (HM26WR)

Location: Littleton, NH 03561 Grafton County
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N 44° 18.396', W 71° 46.327'

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When erected in 1889, this building housed the Littleton Public Library and the Christian Science Society, in which R.D. Rounsevel was prominent.
Its tenants included diverse retailers, insurance offices, the Republic-Journal newspaper, and photography studios.
Photographer Julia Eaton made a noted portrait of poet Robert Frost here.
A native of Charlestown, Royal Dearborn Rounsevel (1830-1907) came to Littleton in 1851.
He traded timberland and owned a hotel in Carroll, while operating a tannery, farm and merchandising ventures in Littleton.

This wood-frame structure survived fires in 1924 and 1949 that leveled its neighbors to the east.
HM NumberHM26WR
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Date Added Monday, April 16th, 2018 at 1:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 278893 N 4909664
Decimal Degrees44.30660000, -71.77211667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 44° 18.396', W 71° 46.327'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds44° 18' 23.76" N, 71° 46' 19.62" W
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Area Code(s)603
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 50 Main St, Littleton NH 03561, US
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