Stark Park - Manchester, NH
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
N 43° 00.865 W 071° 28.168
19T E 298760 N 4765375
Quick Description: Stark Park displays a centerpiece statue of Gen. John Stark buried near hear. Stark was known as the "Hero of Bennington," the famed battle of 1770. There are artillery displays, open green spaces, and hiking trails.
Location: New Hampshire, United States
Date Posted: 5/12/2009 11:50:32 PM
Waymark Code: WM6CBT
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member martycook
Views: 6

Long Description:
Richard Recchia created the statue of John Stark, that sits in Stark Park in north Manchester, New Hampshire. That statue was installed in 1948, not far from the grave site of General John Stark.
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John Stark (August 28, 1728 – May 8, 1822) was a general who served in the American Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War. He became widely known as the "Hero of Bennington" for his exemplary service at the Battle of Bennington in 1777.

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Name: Stark Park

Street Location: River Rd.

Local Municipality: Manchester

State/Province, etc.: New Hamphsire

Country: United States

Web Site: [Web Link]

Memorial/Commemoration: Gen. John Stark

Picnic Facilities: None

Recreational Facilities:
Walking trails

Monuments/Statues: John Stark

Date Established: Not listed

Art (murals/sculpture, etc.): Not listed

Fountains: Not listed

Ponds/Lakes/Streams/Rivers/Beach: Not listed

Special Events: Not listed

Traditional Geocaches: Not listed

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WiiGeo visited Stark Park  -  Manchester, NH 6/14/2010 WiiGeo visited it
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