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General John Stark

General John Stark (1728-1822)

Route 28
Derry, NH

Marker Number: 48
Name and date established: Derry 1967

Description: Roger's Ranger and Revolutionary hero, served at Bunker Hill and in Washington's New Jersey campaign of 1776 to 1777, and commanded the American militia which decisively defeated two detachments of Burgoyne's army near Bennington, Vermont, August 16, 1777. A stone marks his birthplace on Stark Road, six-tenths of a mile easterly on Lawrence Road.

Location: Located on the east side of Route 28 about 2.3 miles south of the Derry rotary, the intersection of Bypass Route 28 and Route 102 in Derry Village.