Nottingham Chartered 1722
January 10. 2014 2:12PM
Marker Number: 85
Name and date established: Nottingham 1972
Description: Two miles north of Route 156 (one mile ahead) is Nottingham, home of Revolutionary War Patriots, Generals Thomas Bartlett, Henry Butler, Joseph Cilley, and Henry Dearborn who was later a Congressman, Secretary of War, and Minister to Portugal. Monuments in Nottingham Square, five miles north, commemorate these men and the 1747 massacre of Elizabeth Simpson, Robert Beard, and Nathaniel Folson by Indians of the Winnipesaukee Tribe.
Location: Located on the east side of Route 28, south of its junction with Route 111, and 2 miles north of its junction with Route 97.