Mast Tree Riot of 1734
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N 42° 58.025 W 071° 05.504
19T E 329412 N 4759282
Quick Description: Mast Tree Riot of 1734 - Fremont
Location: New Hampshire, United States
Date Posted: 4/9/2006 8:27:08 AM
Waymark Code: WMA4A
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
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Long Description:
The text on the marker reads "Local timbermen illegally cut Mast Trees reserved for the King's Royal Navy. When David Dunbar, Surveyor General, visited nearby Copyhold Mill to inspect fallen lumber, local citizens assembled, discharging firearms and convinced Dunbar to leave. Returning with 10 men, Dunbar's group was attacked and dispersed at a local tavern by citizens disguised as "Indians.""
Marker Name: Mast Tree Riot of 1734

Official Marker Number: 142

Marker Type: Official NH State

Marker Location: Fremont

Date Marker Established: 1982

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