Dr. Jeremy Belknap
Marker Number: 51
Name and date established: Dover 1968
Description: Noted preacher, educator, naturalist, and historian. Born Boston, Mass. Harvard College 1762. School teacher at Portsmouth and Greenland. Pastor of First Congregational Church at nearby Dover, 1766-1786. Published first History of New Hampshire. Founded Massachusetts Historical Society 1794. A New Hampshire County perpetuates his name.
Location: Located at the Dover Point toll plaza, in a service area just south of the plaza, adjacent to the northbound lanes of the Spaulding Turnpike, Route 16.