Timeline

Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1774/12/14 John Langdon leads Sons of Liberty and 400 men from Portsmouth, Rye and New Castle to stormed Fort William and Mary and seized 98 barrels (approximately 5 tons) of gun powder. Patriot Fort Constitution New Castle Patriot Raid on Fort William and Mary
1774/12/14 John Langdon leads Sons of Liberty and 400 men from Portsmouth, Rye and New Castle to stormed Fort William and Mary and seized 98 barrels (approximately 5 tons) of gun powder. Patriot Fort Constitution New Castle American Revolution - From Protest to Revolt
1777/08/16 John Langdon leads his Company of Infantry Volunteers to fight the British Regulars at the Battle of Bennington (they became a cavalry unit in 1778) American Commander Bennington Battle Monument Bennington
1784/00/00 Langdon Mansion is built for John Langdon. Home Gov John Langdon Mansion Portsmouth
1789/04/06 Congress counts the 69 Electoral Votes electing George Washington as President and John Adams as Vice President. President pro tempore of the Senate, John Langdon, writes a letter informing Washington that he has been unanimously elected President. Senator Federal Hall National Memorial New York City Inauguration of the first President of the United States
1789/10/31 George Washington enjoys tea with John Langdon in the parlor and listens to music by Langdon's daughter, Elizabeth, who played her spinet piano after a dinner in town. Washington stayed at Brewster's Tavern on 93 Pleasant Street (destroyed by fire 1813). Host Gov John Langdon Mansion Portsmouth United States of America's First Presidential Tour
1819/09/18 John Langdon passes away in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. he is buried in the Langdon Tomb in the North Cemetery. Died Old North Cemetery Portsmouth
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