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Family home from 1842 to 1848 of Franklin Pierce, the Concord Lawyer who was to become the 14th President of the United States and the only one from the Granite State. Threatened with demolition by an Urban Renewal project back in 1966, the only Concord house ever owned and occupied by Franklin Pierce was saved by The Pierce Brigade which, in 1971, moved it to its present site in Concord's Historic District. The log cabin of the first Congregational minister once stood here. The Brigade owns the house and maintains it as a memorial to New Hampshire's only President.

Location: 14 Peacock St, Concord New Hampshire Telephone 603-225-2068

Other History nearby:
(North Salem) America's Stonehenge
(Salem) America's Stonehenge
(Exeter) American Independence Museum
(Amesbury) Bartlett Museum
(Canterbury) Canterbury Shaker Village
(Wolfeboro) Clark House Museum Complex

11/26 Coming to The Concord area
Taste of the Valley Plymouth NH March21 Experience all of your favorite local flavors. Several restaurants from the region will be there hoping to win your vote in the "Best in Show" competition.
Seacoast Home and Garden Show Durham NH March23-24 The 19th annual show features more than 225 exhibitors showcasing the latest products and services for your home.
Green Mountain Film Festival Montpelier VT March22-31 Culture reigns at the Green Mountain Film Festival, featuring powerful programming on a wide range of subjects, interesting and often unexpected guests, and a convivial atmosphere.
7th Annual Great International Spring Beer Festival Providence RI April20 Your Beer Festival Admission Ticket will allow you UNLIMITED SAMPLING of more than 250 brewers, live music, food and MUCH MORE at the Rhode Island Convention Center.
New England Folk Festival Mansfield MA April19-21 A fabulous blend of dance, music, crafts, and food from many lands.
Connecticut Sheep, Wool and Fiber Festival Vernon CT April27 The festival, started in 1909 by the CT Sheep Breeders Association, as a program ""to promote the keeping of sheep in Connecticut"", has evolved and expanded into a premier sheep and fiber festival by providing exhibits, demonstrations and over 60 vendors from the sheep, wool and fiber arena.