Molly Stark House


January 10. 2014 2:33PM

Molly Stark House - Dunbarton, New Hampshire 







Intersection of Routes 13 & 77
Dunbarton, NH

Marker Number: 111
Name and date established: Dunbarton 1976

Description: Built by her father Capt. Caleb Page, c. 1759, this was Molly Page's home in her youth and as the wife of Gen. John Stark. Their first son, Caleb, who served with his illustrious father during the Revolution was born here as was Molly's brother, Jeremiah Page, later a Superior Court Justice and delegate to the first Constitutional Convention (1778). This structure also housed the first Dunbarton Post Office (1834).

Location: Located at the southwest corner of the intersection of Route 13 and Route 77, known as Page's Corner.
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