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Posted May 01. 2018 1:38PM

Barn built by Gen. John 'Live Free or Die' Stark becomes Fla. tourist attraction

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Wayne Mallar, role playing a Patriot, fires his musket at John Stark's grave during the annual General John Stark Day commemorative service at Stark Park in Manchester in this April 2017 file photo. (DAVID LANE/UNION LEADER)

Gen. John Stark, whose portrait hangs in the White House, built the barn in the late 1700s on his family's farm in Dunbarton, N.H. A veteran of the battles of Bunker Hill and Bennington, Stark was known as the "Hero of Bennington" and coined New Hampshire's state motto: "Live free or die."


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