Brigadier General Enoch Poor

Brigadier General Enoch Poor (HMUIF)

Location: Exeter, NH 03833 Rockingham County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 59.377', W 70° 56.955'

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Born in Andover, Mass. June 21, 1736, Enoch Poor settled in Exeter, becoming a successful merchant and ship-builder. In 1775 he was appointed colonel in the 3rd New Hampshire Regiment. Poor was at Stillwater, Saratoga and Monmouth, and served under Washington, Sullivan and Lafayette. Congress commissioned him Brigadier General in 1777. Mortally wounded in a duel he fought September 8, 1781, he was buried in the First Reformed churchyard in Hackensack, New Jersey.
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HM NumberHMUIF
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Year Placed1979
Placed ByNH Division of Historical Resources and the NH Department of Transportation (marker #131)
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 3rd, 2014 at 11:05am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 341090 N 4761505
Decimal Degrees42.98961667, -70.94925000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 59.377', W 70° 56.955'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 59' 22.62" N, 70° 56' 57.30" W
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Area Code(s)603
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 176-178 Newfields Rd, Exeter NH 03833, US
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