January 10. 2014 2:14PM
Marker Number: 114
Name and date established: Portsmouth 1976
Description: The Town of Portsmouth purchased this land in 1753 for 150 pounds from Colonel John Hart, commander of the NH Regiment at Louisburg. General William Whipple, signer of the Declaration of Independence, Gov. John Langdon, signer of the Constitution, Captain Thomas Thompson of the Continental Ship Raleigh, are among noted citizens buried here. This marker was erected in cooperation with the City of Portsmouth. The Old North Cemetery was listed on the National Register in 1978.
Location: Located on a corner of the Old North Cemetery on Maplewood Road, east of Route 1.