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Chocorua Legend

Route 16
Tamworth, NH

Marker Number: 31
Name and date established: Tamworth 1965

Description: In several versions, the legend's sequence related the mysterious death of Chocorua's son while in the care of a settler named Campbell. Suspicious of the cause, the Pequawket chieftain took revenge on the settler's family. Then, in retaliation, Campbell killed Chocorua on the peak of the mountain now bearing the Indian's name.

Location: Located by Chocorua Lake on the west side of Route 16, 3.5 miles north of its junction with Route 113.