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The Vennard Cemetery is located off of Main Street. There are several
smaller burial grounds scattered throughout the island. See
it's location and get directions at Yahoo
Nancy B. Vennard Merrow d. 1888
Dorothy W. Bell Vennard d. 1855
Capt. George Vennard d. 1836
Sarah S. Vennard d. 1882
William Vennard d. 1867
The Amazeen/Tarleton Cemetery is located in the woods on Neal Pit Lane
or off the Pit Road and Daddy Neal's Lane. The cemetery is not taken
care of at all and very little is now legible. A reporter of the conditions said, "I had to move logs, branches etc. in order to even
see the stones. Most have sunk deeply into the ground or broken and
Fort Constitution Historic Site also known as Fort William and Mary Site; Castle William and Mary Walbach St. (
On Route 1B at U.S. Coast Guard Station) A fortification site since the early 1600's, this place is the site of the first actual skirmish on land of the Revolutionary War on Dec. 14, 1775. More about the Raid on Fort William and Mary. The history of Fort Constitution. Self-guided walking trail.
Fort Stark Little Harbor
The site of Fort Stark, on the southeast point of New Castle Island known as Jerry's Point , or Jaffrey's Point , has been fortified in one form or another since 1746, when Battery Cumberland , consisting of nine 32-pounders, was located here to defend against the French.
Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse also known as
New Castle Light, Fort Point Light and Fort Constitution Light Walbach St. ( On Route 1B at U.S. Coast Guard Station)
The main road through the heart of the island, Route 1B is packed with early colonial houses and scenic views of Portsmouth Harbor.
Wentworth by the Sea Hotel (also known as
Marriott Wentworth By The Sea) Rte. 1B
This beautiful, recently restored hotel is one of the few remaining resort hotels built in the seacoast during the Victorian era.