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To impede a British invasion from Canada into eastern New York, the New Hampshire legislature on July 19, 1777, commissioned John Stark of Derryfield to recruit and lead a force of 1500 New Hampshire militiamen. At Charlestown's Fort No. 4, forces…
In 1744 the settlers at No. 4 (now Charlestown) built a great log fort enclosing many of the town's dwelling. The fort, northernmost in the Connecticut Valley, was besieged in 1747 by a large force of French and Indians, who were beaten off by the…
Carlton attended Charlestown schools, starring in basketball, soccer and baseball at Charlestown High School. He played professional baseball for the Boston Red Sox and the Chicago White Sox from 1969 to 1993, where he set several records includin…
South Panel1861 In Memoriam 1865Lists names Abbott to Kelly North Panel 1861 In Memoriam 1865Lists names Keen to Way West PanelHonor Roll 1917-1919Dedicated to the men of Charlestown New Hampshire who served their country in the World WarLis…
In memory ofthose who gave theirlives and those whoserved in World War IIand the Korean Conflict1941-1953
Given in memory to those who gavetheir lives and those who served indefense of freedom and democracy inVietnam - Lebanon - GranadaPanama - Persian Gulf * David E GardnerVietnam * Todd C RitchPersian Gulf
Front PanelThis American Liberty Elm was named after "The Liberty Tree: Our Country's first Symbol of Freedom." On the morning of August 14, 1765, the people of Boston awakened to discover two effigies suspended from an elm tree in protest of the …
This tablet commemorates the successful defense of the fort on this site by Captain Phineas Stevens and his company of rangers against a large war-party of French and Indians April 7-10 1747
Est. 1740National Register District
This boulder from the hill-side is set here by citizens of Charlestown with the co-operation of the Union Historical Society of Charlestown N.H. and Springfield VT and of the Society of Colonial Wars, in the State of New Hampshire to mark the site…