Lafayette's Tour


January 10. 2014 2:59PM

Lafayette's Tour - Northwood, New Hampshire 







Route 4
Northwood, NH

Marker Number: 24
Name and date established: Northwood 1964

Description: Upon invitation of President Monroe, issued at the request of the Congress Marquis de LaFayette, Revolutionary War Hero, revisited the United States for a goodwill tour which included an extensive visit to New Hampshire towns. He passed this spot in June 23, 1825, traveling between Concord and Dover.

Location: Located on the north side of Route 4 (Route 202 and Route 9), just east of the Northwood Town Hall.
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Historical Markers

Example blog post alt Roadside History: First settlement in Dover made at Hilton's Point in 1623
Example blog post alt Roadside History: John Sargent Pillsbury, co-founder of the Pillsbury Company (1828-1901)
Example blog post alt Roadside History: Brigadier General Enoch Poor served under Washington and Lafayette
Example blog post alt Roadside History: Norris Cotton, US representative and senator (1900-1989)
Example blog post alt Roadside History: Thaddeus S.C. Lowe -- aeronaut, scientist and inventor (1832-1913)
Example blog post alt Roadside History: Major Andrew McClary, 2nd in command to Col. John Stark of the 1st N.H. Regiment