March 27, 2016

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Roadside History: Samuel Livermore (1732-1803) encouraged NH to approve the Federal Constitution (Union-Leader, 3/27/16)
 
Where: The sign is at the intersection of routes 175 and 175A in Holderness.

Date placed: Historic marker number 39 was placed in 1966.

What the sign says: "Samuel Livermore (1732-1803). Proprietor of more than half the Town of Holderness, this jurist, congressman and senator was New Hampshire's first attorney general and second chief justice. In 1788 he spurred the State's approval of the proposed Federal Constitution, thus insuring its ratification and the formation of the present Government of the United States."


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