Home of the Molly Stark Cannon
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N 42° 58.579 W 071° 41.474
19T E 280551 N 4761699
Quick Description: Marker dedicated to the historical home of the Molly Stark Cannon.
Location: New Hampshire, United States
Date Posted: 3/3/2006 7:45:36 AM
Waymark Code: WM89C
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
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Long Description:
The cannon, named affectionately after General John Stark’s wife, is the subject of a lengthy and interesting history

Marker text: This brass four-pounder, cast in 1743, was captured August 15, 1777 at the Battle of Bennington by Gen. John Stark's troops. Gen. Stark presented "Old Molly" to the New Boston Artillery Company of the 9th Regiment of New Hampshire Militia, for its part in the battle. The artillery company was reorganized in 1938 and maintains a permanent home for "Molly Stark" in New Boston.
Marker Name: Home of the Molly Stark Cannon

Official Marker Number: 146

Marker Type: Official NH State

Marker Location: New Boston

Date Marker Established: Not listed

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