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Historic NH home would be moved for Jiffy Mart

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CHARLESTOWN, N.H. (AP) - There's a proposal to save a nearly 200-year-old home in Charlestown, N.H., that faced demolition to make room for a convenience store, but the house would no longer be part of the National Historic Register.

The Stephen Hasham house would be dismantled and moved if the plans are approved for the new Jiffy Mart.

The Valley News reports Wayne McCutcheon, who owns an engineering services business in Claremont, said the house would be moved to property he owns on Acworth Road in Charlestown, where the historic Little Red Schoolhouse was moved in 1999.

Hasham was born in Boston in 1761 and came to Charlestown in his 20s. He was a clockmaker who built his house and several other buildings. The house would lose its historic designation if moved.

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