Old North Cemetery (Concord, New Hampshire)

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Old North Cemetery
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Old North Cemetery (Concord, New Hampshire) is located in New Hampshire
Old North Cemetery (Concord, New Hampshire)
Coordinates 43°12′52″N 71°32′42″W / 43.21444°N 71.54500°W / 43.21444; -71.54500Coordinates: 43°12′52″N 71°32′42″W / 43.21444°N 71.54500°W / 43.21444; -71.54500
Area 5.85 acres (23,700 m2)[2]
Built 1730[2]
NRHP Reference # 08001031[1]
Added to NRHP November 9, 2008[1]

Old North Cemetery was the first burial ground established in Concord, New Hampshire. It was established in 1730. Franklin Pierce, fourteenth president of the United States, is buried in the cemetery, as is his wife Jane, and two of his three sons. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on November 9, 2008.[2][1]

It is the 20th property listed as a featured property of the week in a program of the National Park Service that began in July, 2008.[1][3]

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  1. ^ a b c d "Announcements and actions on properties for the National Register of Historic Places, November 21, 2008". New listings. National Park Service. Retrieved 2008-11-28. 
  2. ^ a b c Fannin, Minxie and James and Monique Lehner (June, 2008), National Register of Historic Places Nomination: Old North Cemetery PDF (32 KB), National Park Service  Check date values in: |date= (help) ( 114 pages including site plans and 12 photos)