Major John Simpson
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cache_test_dummies
N 43° 08.635 W 071° 14.085
19T E 318271 N 4779220
Quick Description: Major John Simpson - Deerfield
Location: New Hampshire, United States
Date Posted: 5/9/2006 6:51:23 PM
Waymark Code: WMC97
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 20

Long Description:
The text on this marker reads "Born in Deerfield and buried in Old Center Cemetery on road west, he gained fame by the unauthorized firing of the first shot at Bunker Hill while serving as a private in Captain Dearborn's Company of Colonel Stark's Regiment. Although reprimanded for this disobedience, he afterward served his country with honor."

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Marker Name: Major John Simpson

Official Marker Number: 25

Marker Type: Official NH State

Marker Location: Deerfield

Date Marker Established: 1964

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