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Thornton, Matthew, House

Derry Village, New Hampshire
County of Rockingham.
National Register Number: 71000053
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Domestic - single dwelling.
Certified Local Government: NO

Statement of Significance (as of designation - November 11, 1971):
From about 1740 to 1779, this two story saltbox-style frame house belonged to Matthew Thornton (c. 1714-1803), physician, politician, and jurist. Thorton signed the Declaration of Independence for New Hampshire and served in the Continental Congress.

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