January 09. 2014 3:36PM
Intersection of Routes 175 & 175-A
Marker Number: 39
Name and date established: Holderness 1966
Description: Proprietor of more than half of the town of Holderness, this jurist, congressman, and senator was New Hampshire's first attorney general and second chief justice. In 1788 he spurred the state's approval of the proposed federal Constitution, thus insuring its ratification and the formation of the present government of the United States.
Location: Located on a triangular plot at the intersection of Routes 175 and 175-A, near Holderness Schoool.