John Stark – Revolutionary War Hero Statue (Manchester, New Hampshire)

John Stark (August 28, 1728 – May 8, 1822) was a New Hampshire native who served as an officer in the British Army during the French and Indian war and a major general in the Continental Army during the American Revolution. He became widely known as the “Hero of Bennington” for his exemplary service at the Battle of Bennington in 1777. The statue of John Stark was sculpted by Richard Recchia. and erected in Stark Park near his gravesite in 1948.


Located within Stark Park