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Pierce Memorial Plaque

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Hidden : 5/29/2010
3 out of 5
3 out of 5

Size: Size: regular (regular)

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Pierce Memorial Plaque

This memorial plaque is for General Paul and Sara Pierce who are the parents of Pauline Pierce Mulholland. It was Pauline (John's wife) who donated the 5 acre piece to NFA in 1959 and the 25 acre piece in 1987. Please give your respect to those who donated this land

For parking see: Mulholland Preserve (1) - Trail Head
Enjoy the series.

see link to the NFA website: Mulholland Property

see link to Mulholland Biography

Note: This property is accessible year round to all but is closed at night. All NFA properties are held in trust and are open to the public from sunrise to sunset. Dogs are allowed but must be on leash and under the owner's control at all times.

Mulholland Fact: John Mulholland married Pauline Nell Pierce on May 17, 1932. Pauline was 1st cousin to the 14th President of the US, Franklin Pierce and 2nd cousin to Barbara Pierce Bush (wife of president George H. Bush). Pauline's family was wealthy (her father was a General of the US Army) and gave Pauline 70 acres in Newtown, CT as a wedding present to build a summer cottage. This is where the 30 acres NFA preserve originated.

Congratulations to:
Blitz'n and Maddog1973 on their Co-FTFs!
CTGeoHam on 1100th find!

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

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