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Captain Lovewell's War

Routes 16 and 25
Ossipee, NH

Marker Number: 20
Name and date established: Ossipee 1964

Description: War fought between 1722 and 1725 against several tribes of eastern Indians. The principal campaigns took place in the Ossipee region and led to the eventual withdrawal of the Indians to the north. Commemorated in Colonial literature by "The Ballad of Lovewell's Fight."

Location: Located in a grassy plot about 2.5 miles north of Center Ossipee on Routes 16 and 25, just north of the point where Route 16 combines with Route 25.