Saturday, August 2, 2014

Josiah Bartlett first signer Declaration of Independence Monument Amesbury Massachusetts and Kingston New Hampshire Home

The Costumed Committee clipping dated April 14, 1969 from the Stearns Family Shown in photo from Kingston NH L to R Mrs Richard A Berry Leonard F Sanborn, as the pastor. Roiney M Wilson and wife Mrs Wilson, a direct descendant of Josiah Bartlett, Richard A Berry and Mrs Donald M Chase
Listed in the Smithsonian's inventory of American sculpture. 
Josiah Bartlett Auction, New Hampshire, Martin Willis Auctioneer VIDEO Josiah Bartlett Date: Saturday, March 4, 1871
Paper: Portsmouth Journal of Literature and Politics (Portsmouth, NH)

From: Home of Declaration of Independence signer and West Wing inspiration Josiah Bartlett goes on sale for $849,000 - complete with tree he brought back from Philly in 1776 The home has been in the Bartlett family for seven generations and never been on the market. The current owner, Ruth Albert, is moving to Florida with her husband Desperately tried to find a family member to move in, to no avail By James Nye


 Ruth Albert, the great-great-great-great-granddaughter of Josiah Bartlett, the former New Hampshire governor, and signer of the Declaration of Independence poses in her home on Wednesday July 16, 2014 by the desk and under the portrait of Bartlett in Kingston, New Hampshire
See Descendants of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence
The Papers of Josiah Bartlett By Josiah Bartlett
Be sure to visit Bartlett Museum in Amesbury Ma to learn more on history and family

“A man of the distinguished powers of Doctor Bartlett, and of his decision and integrity, was not likely long to remain unnoticed, in times which tried men’s souls.”–Colonialhall.com


Josiah Bartlett, a signer of the Declaration of Independence. Standing portrait of Josiah Bartlett holding a quill in one hand and the Declaration of Independence in the other. Dedicated July 4, 1888, with a reading of John Greenleaf Whittier. Located in Huntington Square, Amesbury, Massachusetts. The sculpture was modeled from a painting by JohnTrumbull.Article includes John Greenleaf Whittier poem visit his home in Amesbury MA 






Bartlett's home (for a virtual tour) and an article by Frederick Myron Colby from the Granite Monthly Volume 6 More on F M Colby Colby history is in Amesbury as well visit Macy-Colby Home 


Relic: A linden tree planted as a sapling by Josiah Bartlett after signing the Declaration of Independence is seen on the front lawn of his home Wednesday July 16, 2014 in Kingston, New Hampshire


One of four bedrooms, complete with a wood stove is seen in the farmhouse built in 1774 for former New Hampshire governor and signer of the Declaration of Independence Josiah Bartlett Wednesday July 16, 2014, in Kingston, N.H. The home is up for sale after being in the family for seven generations. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)



This photo is from an article by Caroline Blonski An inside look at Kingston's Josiah Bartlett House It's home to descendant of signer of Declaration of Independence



Basic: A commode and hand pumped bath tub are seen on the second floor of the Josiah Bartlett home, Wednesday, July 16, 2014, in Kingston, New Hampshire



Period: The parlor of the four-bedroom farmhouse built in 1774 for former New Hampshire governor and signer of the Declaration of Independence Josiah Bartlett 


 





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4 comments:

  1. Josiah Bartlett is one of the great Founding Fathers. Thank you for putting this post together, it is nice to see others keeping the history of this man alive.

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  2. Thank you Founding Fathers I appreciate your feedback!

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  3. Catherine Harmon DouglasJanuary 1, 2015 at 5:31 AM

    I grew up in Kingston, NH with all the people pictured. The Josiah Bartlett home is now up for sale after always being in the family.

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  4. good piece! you post the best stuff!

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