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Massachusetts has a long, storied history, from the heyday of the Native American tribes up until today. Historical markers abound in this state, documenting the tales that have taken place in this land.
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Massachusetts Historical MarkersThe Boston Globe Site - Boston, MA

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The Boston Globe was one of several papers along this stretch of Washington Street that was known as Newspaper Row.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 3/3/2012

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersPi Alley - Boston, MA

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Pi Alley was named after a) originally "Pie Alley" for the places there that served meat pies; b) "Pi Alley" for the printing letters, called "Pi" found on the ground; or c) for the endless digits representing the constant, PI on the wall. Read on!

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 3/3/2012

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersOld State House

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The Old State House, near the site of the Boston Massacre, in central Boston.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 3/13/2006

last visited: 6/24/2009

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersThe Old Corner Bookstore

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Built in 1711, this building housed the publishers of many famous 19th-century authors.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/18/2006

last visited: 11/23/2011

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersMary Chilton

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Mary Chilton was the only Mayflower passenger to have moved from Plimoth colony to Boston, and was the oldest white woman settler in Boston.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/27/2006

last visited: 5/9/2013

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersThe Boston Pilot Site

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The former site of the newspaper The Boston Pilot.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 3/13/2006

last visited: 11/23/2011

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersSpring Lane

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Site of early Puritan settlement in Boston.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/18/2006

last visited: 5/9/2013

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersWinthrop Building

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The Winthrop Building, erected in 1897, was Boston's first 'skyscraper.'

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/27/2006

last visited: 5/9/2013

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersQueen Elizabeth II Visit

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A plaque commemorating the visit of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip to Boston.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 3/13/2006

last visited: 5/7/2013

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersHere in 1719 Stood the Printing Office of James Franklin - Boston, MA

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The plaque marks the location where James Franklin had a printing office and where Benjamin Franklin spent time as an apprentice until he fled to Philadelphia.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 12/22/2009

last visited: 11/22/2011

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersOld Prison

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The site of the Old Prison and of an old courthouse in downtown Boston.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 3/13/2006

last visited: 11/22/2011

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersOld South Meeting House

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Site of debate for over 300 years.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/18/2006

last visited: 3/20/2014

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersCity Hall Plaza - Boston, MA

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This sign in a kiosk by Boston's City Hall describes City Hall Plaza and includes the history all the way back to when the area was known as Scollay Square.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/9/2011

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersMagoun Counting-House Site - Boston, MA

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This historical marker is just outside the entrance to the subway at the State Street Station, located in the high-rise building at 60 State Street in downtown Boston, Massachusetts.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/27/2013

last visited: 5/9/2013

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersThe Liberator Site

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The former location of the famous abolitionist newspaper.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 3/27/2006

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersIngersoll's Inn Site - Boston, MA

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In October of 1789, President Washington stayed at Ingersoll's Inn during his five day visit to Boston, Massachusetts.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/7/2013

last visited: 6/29/2010

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersGreat Fire Tablet

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A tablet commemorating the Great Fire of Boston.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Shorelander

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 3/27/2006

last visited: 11/22/2011

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersThe Site of the Bunch of Grapes Tavern - Boston, MA

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This plaque of the Bunch of Grapes Tavern, marks the site where the first chartered Masonic Lodge in the New World started and the plans for Marietta, OH, were made.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/1/2011

last visited: 5/9/2013

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersOn This Site Stood the House of Robert Treat Paine

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Paine was a signer of the Declaration of Independence.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 12/28/2006

last visited: 1/28/2007

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersFederal Building

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An exceptional, imposing building on Post Office Square in Boston.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 3/27/2006

last visited: 2/1/2012

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersLong Wharf and State Street - Boston, MA

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The two related historical signs at this corner are about Long Wharf, which once started near this location, and State Street, which was once considered broad.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/16/2012

last visited: 5/9/2013

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersFaneuil Hall

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Faneuil Hall, on the Freedom Trail, a historic assembly area in Boston.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 3/13/2006

last visited: 12/8/2013

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersTremont Temple

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A theater-turned-church at 88 Tremont Street.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/5/2006

last visited: 11/29/2013

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Massachusetts Historical Markers20-30 Bromfield Street

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Three of the original five storefronts remaining on this street are examples of the Boston Granite Style commercial buildings.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 12/28/2006

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersFranklin Place

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A former residential block designed by Charles Bulfinch.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Shorelander

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/18/2006

last visited: 2/28/2009

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