Benjamin Franklin Prescott was elected for the first of his two terms as New Hampshire’s governor in 1877. He came to prominence as the publisher of an anti-slavery newspaper and was heavily involved in local New Hampshire history. His house is located on Prescott Street in Epping, New Hampshire. Built in 1875 for Prescott it is an example of Second Empire architecture.
The property is privately owned and must be viewed from the street, please respect owners privacy. A short way down the road on Prescott street is the Lamprey River Forest which has some nice hiking down to the Lamprey River. The signpost and trail head are heavily overgrown keep a close watch to be sure you do not miss the pull off.