John Paul Jones House, part of the Portsmouth Historical Society, Portsmouth

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The house known today as the John Paul Jones house was built in 1758 for Gregory Purcell, a sea captain and merchant. When built, the house was considered to be at the edge of downtown and was amongst only a handful of stately three story homes in the city.
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  • April the 24th marked two anniversaries in the life of Captain John Paul Jones. 1st his defeat of HMS Drake on board the Ranger, built on Langdon’s Island, Portsmouth, NH. 2nd the 1906 commemoration.....  more
    April the 24th marked two anniversaries in the life of Captain John Paul Jones. 1st his defeat of HMS Drake on board the Ranger, built on Langdon’s Island, Portsmouth, NH. 2nd the 1906 commemoration.....  more »
  • An incredible, stately house from the 18th century that still retains it beauty and charm. The history of John Paul Jones and the USS Ranger that was built here is a fascinating piece of history... 
    An incredible, stately house from the 18th century that still retains it beauty and charm. The history of John Paul Jones and the USS Ranger that was built here is a fascinating piece of history...  more »
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  • History lovers delight. May to October and special Veterans Day event.
  • The house where John Paul Jones lived. Another fine example of the historic architecture that abounds in Portsmouth.

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