Old Dunstable


January 09. 2014 3:55PM






Everett Turnpike
Merrimack, NH

Marker Number: 29
Name and date established: Merrimack 1965

Description: Was the original town, chartered by Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1763, which embraced parts of New Hampshire and Massachusetts. The New Hampshire portion of this area, following the determination of the province boundary in 1741, was subsequently divided into Hollis, Hudson, Litchfield, Merrimack, and Nashua.

Location: Located south of the Merrimack toll plaza in a service area adjacent to the southbound lanes of the F.E. Everett Turnpike.
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Historical Markers

Example blog post alt Roadside History: Major Andrew McClary, 2nd in command to Col. John Stark of the 1st N.H. Regiment
Example blog post alt Roadside History: Mast Tree Riot of 1734 -- Local lumbermen felled trees meant for the king's navy
Example blog post alt Roadside History: Levi Woodbury (1798-1851) served in all 3 US government branches and as NH governor
Example blog post alt Roadside History: Major John Simpson, most remembered for something he may not have done
Example blog post alt Roadside History: Molly Stark House and Home of the Molly Stark Cannon
Example blog post alt The Weeks Act 1911