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Massachusetts Historical MarkersThe Birthplace of Sir Benjamin Thompson, Later Count Rumford

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Birthplace of Sir Benjamin Thompson in far north Woburn.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Shorelander

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 12/6/2006

last visited: 10/15/2011

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersCount Rumford Square - Woburn, MA

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This marker marks a corner at a bank across the street from the birthplace of Count Rumford/Benjamin Thompson who became a scientist and inventor in Europe.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 11/21/2011

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersBaldwin Landing

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A landing along the Middlesex Canal in north Woburn.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Shorelander

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 12/6/2006

last visited: 10/8/2011

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersBaldwin Apple Monument

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A big granite apple with a monument underneath it.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Shorelander

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/21/2007

last visited: 4/20/2007

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersRag Rock and Town Meadow

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A historic marker on the Woburn town meadow near the old Middlesex Canal.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Shorelander

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 11/9/2006

last visited: 11/11/2006

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersAbbott's Landing

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A former industry along the old Middlesex Canal.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Shorelander

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 11/9/2006

last visited: 11/11/2006

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersWoburn

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A Tercentenary marker in Woburn Center.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Shorelander

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 11/9/2006

last visited: 7/9/2011

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersMiddlesex Canal, 1793–1853 (Butters Row)

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A general marker describing the Middlesex Canal.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Shorelander

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/21/2007

last visited: 4/20/2007

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersGoodyear Green - Woburn, MA

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This marker by a small plot by the Goodyear Elementary School states that near this site, Charles Goodyear discovered the vulcanization process of rubber.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 11/21/2011

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersThe Old Parker Tavern - 1680

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A marker that notes the site of the nearby historic house of Ephraim Parker.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cache_test_dummies

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 1/11/2007

last visited: 4/24/2011

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersReading

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Reading, once part of Lynn, became a town in 1644.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 1/10/2007

last visited: 4/24/2011

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersJohn Harvard's Land

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Ever wonder where Harvard University got all its money? This should help explain things.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Shorelander

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/9/2006

last visited: 9/9/2006

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersMiddlesex Canal Park

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One of several plaques describing the Middlesex Canal along its former route.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Shorelander

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/15/2007

last visited: 5/12/2007

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersSite of First House (Winchester)

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A marker commemorating the first house in the area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Shorelander

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 3/26/2006

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersConverse Bridge

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Site of the first bridge over the Aberjona River.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Shorelander

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 3/26/2006

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersWilson Mill Site - Bedford

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The site of a mill built by John Wilson in 1676.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cache_test_dummies

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 6/10/2006

last visited: 10/18/2011

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersThe Symmes Farm

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A tablet commemorating an early landowner in present-day Winchester, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Shorelander

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 3/26/2006

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersSite of the Middlesex Canal (Upper Mystic Lake)

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A plaque describing the Middlesex Canal, specifically in the area near the Mystic Lakes.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Shorelander

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 3/26/2006

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersEarly Houses [Lexington]

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The Sanderson House is believed to be one of the few remaining 17th century structures, and there are several structures in the area from the 18th century.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 6/25/2006

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersMulliken Clocks [Lexington]

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Nathaniel Mulliken possessed all the skills needed to make fine clocks. His house was here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 6/26/2006

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersWilliam Munroe [Lexington]

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William Munroe performed many jobs as many men at that time did.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 6/25/2006

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersMassachusetts Avenue [Lexington]

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This road was once built as the Concord-Cambridge Turnpike and is now the main street through Lexington.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 6/25/2006

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersTower Park [Lexington]

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This park along Massachusetts Avenue was donated by Ellen Tower in 1927 and is an example of how Lexington has been buying land for open space.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 6/25/2006

last visited: 9/15/2007

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Massachusetts Historical Markers20th Century Land Use [Lexington]

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This sign, the last in a series, talks about how the local Historic Districs Commission and a Design Advisory Group helped shaped the nearby buildings and parks.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 6/24/2006

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersLexington Battle Green --> Historic Route to Concord

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This sign simply points the way to Concord via the historic Battle Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 6/24/2006

last visited: never

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