General John Stark Homestead
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N 43° 01.100 W 071° 28.141
19T E 298809 N 4765809
Quick Description: General John Stark Homestead - Manchester
Location: New Hampshire, United States
Date Posted: 5/10/2006 6:08:59 AM
Waymark Code: WMCA3
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 23

Long Description:
Several markers note the location of General John Stark's homestead in Manchester, New Hampshire. This is also the place in which Stark died in 1822.

The text on one primary historical marker at this site reads:

This stone marks the Homestead of
Major General John Stark
Hero of Bennington
He died here May 8, 1822
Erected by
Molly Stark Chapter
Daughters of the American Revolution
1905


Also located on this same site is the original well (now filled in) and the original door stone of the Stark Homestead.

General John Stark penned New Hampshire's famous "Live Free or Die" state motto. For those interested, other Waymarks related to General Stark include:

Home of the Molly Stark Cannon
Molly Stark House
General John Stark (birthplace)
General John Stark (grave site)
Marker Name: General John Stark Homestead

Marker Type: Local/Unofficial

Marker Location: Manchester

Date Marker Established: 1905

Official Marker Number: Not listed

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