National Geographic : 1931 Sep
WHERE JOHN PAUL JONES WAITED The Purcell House, now the home of the Portsmouth Historical Society, was a boarding house in 1777, when the young officer came up to superin tend the fitting out of the Ranger, on which he sailed to France with news of Burgoyne's surrender (see text, page 308). The rear of the house, with a lady in the costume of the long ago. "THE NOTABLEST OFALL YOUR NOTABILITIES" The statue of Daniel Webster before theentrance totheStatehouse, in Concord (see illustration, page 258). Nowonder theboys look uptohim, for he was the State's most famous son(see text, pages 262and 310). Though one of the Union'ssmallest States, New Hampshire hashad a long list of great men.