Levi Woodbury


January 10. 2014 2:58PM

Levi Woodbury - Francestown, New Hampshire 







Levi Woodbury (1798-1851)
Junction of Routes 136 and 47
Francestown, NH

Marker Number: 43
Name and date established: Francestown 1907

Description: Born in Francestown, this ardent Jacksonian rose to hold some of the nation's highest offices. After serving his state as legislator, judge, and Governor, he became U.S. Senator, Secretary of the Navy, Secretary of the Treasury, and U.S. Supreme Court Justice. His record of public service has been unmatched by any New Hampshire citizen.

Location: Located near the First Unitarian Church ("The Old Meeting House" 1773) at the junction of Routes 136 and 47.
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