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This information has been excerpted (with permission) from
20 Great Easy Woods Walks near Seacoast New Hampshire
, by Phil Blampied, copyright 1999.
The site of a 17th-century burial ground with victims of an Indian attack is now a 46-acre town conservation area. This historical site, restored through the efforts of Boy Scouts and the Conservation Commission, offers a short hike through attractive woodlands, including a stand of mature Red Spruce. There are some marshy areas, but some of these have been planked over for hikers.
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The entry to the woods is on Brackett Road which is accessed off Washington Road.
From Rt. 1, turn at Lang Road (on the east side of Rt. 1), which intersects Rt. 1 at the Charter Foods gas station/convenience store.
Follow Lang two miles to its end at the intersection of Washington Road.
Turn left at the stop sign and continue, bearing right to stay on Washington Road.
About a mile from the intersection of Lang and Washington Roads will be Brackett Road on the left-hand side of the street.
Turn down Brackett Road and look for the sign marking the "Bracket-Massacre Burial Ground 1691" and the ancient gravestones. The site is opposite #605 Brackett Road.
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