The cemetery in New Boston, New Hampshire sits at the top of a hill, what was once the center of town. Now it overlooks Main Street and the Piscataquog River valley. But the cemetery - and one gravestone in particular - still draws visitors. Audio for this story will be posted shortly. New Boston is a small town on the Piscataquog River, a half hour drive from Manchester. It’s famous for its annual Fourth of July firing of the town’s Molly Stark cannon, perhaps the oldest cannon in the world still in use. Lisa and Dan Rothman are New Boston residents and amateur historians. They’re married, and both volunteer at the New Boston Historical Society. Lisa read the gravestone's inscription to me. It's unusual, because it tells the story of the way the...
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You Asked, We Answered: What's The Story Behind That Mysterious Gravestone In New Boston?