Did you know that there are several different famous people buried in cemeteries in the state of New Hampshire? Whether they were born here, or spent time here later in life, they all decided that the Granite State would be their final resting place. Over at findagrave.com, there's a list of over 300 famous graves in New Hampshire. Here are a few of the more notable ones:

Franklin Pierce
23 Nov 1804 – 8 Oct 1869
14th United States President
Concord, Merrimack County

Christa Corrigan McAuliffe
2 Sep 1948 – 28 Jan 1986
Astronaut, Educator
Concord, Merrimack County

Alan Bartlett Shepard, Jr.
18 Nov 1923 – 22 Jul 1998
American Astronaut. The first American into space
East Derry, Rockingham County

Claude Rains
10 Nov 1889 – 30 May 1967
Tony Award winning actor
Moultonborough, Carroll County

Dr C. Everett Koop
14 Oct 1916 – 25 Feb 2013
United States Surgeon General
Hanover, Grafton County

Rod Price
22 Nov 1947 – 22 Mar 2005
Rock Musician. Founding member and guitarist for the band Foghat
Wilton, Hillsborough County

 

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