Dr. Jeremy Belknap


January 09. 2014 4:07PM

Dr. Jeremy Belknap (1744-1798) - Dover, New Hampshire 







Dr. Jeremy Belknap (1744-1798) Route 16
Dover, NH

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.
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