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Massachusetts Historical Markers1639 - History of Mother Brook - 2009 - Dedham, MA

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This sign posted in Condon Park relates the history of the mills that operated along Mother Brook that started in 1639 when a canal was dug from the Charles River to one of the brook's branches.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 3/3/2012

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersFairbanks House

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This sign is by the Fairbanks House, which still exists and is now a museum at East and Eastern Streets.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 3/19/2006

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersDedham

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This sign relates the founding of the town of Dedham, and that the land granted once stretched to Rhode Island. The sign is located in downtown Dedham.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 3/19/2006

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersHere Met the Convention that Later Adopted the Suffolk Resolves - Dedham, MA

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At this location, a committee met that drafted and later approved the Suffolk Resolves, which was taken to Philadelphia and approved by the First Continental Congress.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 3/19/2009

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersDedham "Keye" Landing Place - Dedham, MA

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This place along the Charles River, and along today's Ames Street Bridge, is considered the location where the first settlers landed and founded Dedham, MA, in 1636.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/24/2008

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersOur First African American Soldiers - Boston, MA

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This sign at the Camp Meigs Memorial Park documents the history of the of the enlisted soldiers that formed the 54th and 55th Infantry and the 5th Cavalry.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/9/2017

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersA Call to Arms is Heard! As the Need for African American Soldiers Becomes Clear - Boston, MA

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Massachusetts Governor John Andrew was an early advocate for the enlistment of African Americans into the Union army, and, when it was possible, appointed the 'Black Committee' which became instrumental in enlisting black men.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/9/2017

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersWelcome to Camp Meigs Memorial Park: Site of Civil War Training Camps - Boston, MA

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Camp Meigs, located here and operated during the U.S. Civil War, was where several troops were trained, including the 54th Volunteer Infantry, made famous in the movie, "Glory."

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/9/2017

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersCivil War Battles in South Carolina - Boston, MA

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Fort Wagner was only one of the battles that the 54th Infantry fought in South Carolina.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/9/2017

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersBattle for Equality - Boston, MA

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African Americans trained here faced other challenges such as being paid at a lower rate compared to white soldiers.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/9/2017

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersAfrican American Women during the Civil War - Boston, MA

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To support the troops women worked tirelessly to support them in many capacities including duties as nurses, cooks and laundresses.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/9/2017

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersA Soldier's Day - Rigors of Military Life - Boston, MA

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This sign describes the life of the soldiers of the 54th and 55th Infantries and the 5th Cavalry.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/9/2017

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersThe Battle in Florida: Olustee - Major Battle Far From Home - Boston, MA

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The Massachusetts 54th and 55th served honorably in the Battle of Olustee on February 20, 1864.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/9/2017

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersJohn J. Enneking - Boston, MA

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John J. Enneking was an American Impressionist painter who lived in the Hyde Park part of Boston from 1879 to 1916.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/19/2012

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersThe Theodore Parker Church - Boston, MA

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The Theodore Parker Church is a stone church named after a well known abolitionist and associated with the Transcendental movement of the mid 1800s.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/20/2013

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersSecond Massachusetts Infantry 1861-1865 - Boston, MA

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At this location, the 2nd Massachusetts Infantry trained at Fort Andrew and left for the Civil War.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/20/2010

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersTown Pound - Westwood, Massachusetts

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A historical marker notes the location of Westwood's Town Pound

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cache_test_dummies

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 6/4/2010

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersWalter Street Burying Ground

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At the west end of the Arnold Arboretum, there is a burying ground with grave markers dating before the Revolutionary War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/4/2008

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersSign on the Train Disaster at Bussey Bridge - Boston, MA

in Massachusetts Historical Markers

This plaque marks the location where a bridge collapsed, killing 23 passengers and injured 125 others.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/7/2008

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersBlue Hill Observatory

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Blue Hill Observatory maintains the oldest continuous record in the U.S. for weather observations, and used kites and balloons to make high altitude observations.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 1/1/2007

last visited: 1/17/2016

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersBlue Hill Kite Barn

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The kite shed housed weather kites used to make atmospheric observations many thousand feet in the air.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 1/1/2007

last visited: 1/17/2016

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersKites in Meteorology

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This sign details the history of kite flying to make observations high in the earth's atmosphere, before they used balloons.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 1/1/2007

last visited: 1/17/2016

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersTown of Needham

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This sign relates the history of Needham's founding and when territory was split from the town. The sign is found along Dedham Avenue (Rte 135), near the intersection with South Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 3/19/2006

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersBussey Hill: History in Full View - Arnold Arboretum - Boston, MA

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This historical sign briefly relates the history of Arnold Arboretum and its relation to the Boston Necklace Park system.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/5/2014

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersThe Milton Powder House, 1811 - Milton, MA

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This powder house was built to prepare for possible hostilities with the British and was brought to this place in 1974 as part of the bicentennial celebrations for the Suffolk Resolves.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 6/2/2012

last visited: never

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