Portsmouth Plains

January 09. 2014 3:45PM

Route 101
Portsmouth, NH

Marker Number: 75
Name and date established: Portsmouth 1971

Description: In the pre-dawn hours of June 26, 1696, Indians attacked the settlement here. Fourteen persons were killed and others taken captive. Five houses and nine barns were burned. This plain was the Training Field and Muster Ground. Close by stood the famous Plains Tavern (1728-1914) with its Bowling Green where many distinguished visitors were entertained. This marker was erected in cooperation with the City of Portsmouth.

Location: Located on Route 101 about .5 mile east of its junction with Interstate 95.


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