This Obscure New Hampshire Cemetery Is The Resting Place Of One Of History’s Most Famous Americans

When we think of the gravesites of famous people, we tend to assume that they are in some Hollywood cemetery, or perhaps Arlington National Cemetery. It’s easy to assume that there’s some central resting place for the movers and shakers of the world, but that’s not necessarily the case. Some of the most influential people in history are buried with little fanfare right among the rest of us normal folks, and you might never realize it. There are a number of notable figures buried in New Hampshire, but there’s one who stands out for the unique role he played in American — and human — history.

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