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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 MarkersCambridgeport - Cambridge, MA

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Cambridgeport, one of the neighborhoods around Central Square, grew from a small village surrounded by salt marshes to a densely populated area central to the city of Cambridge.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 12/7/2008

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersKennedy Steam Bakery

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This states that this was the location of the Kennedy Steam Bakery.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/9/2006

last visited: 2/10/2007

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersPatrick H. Raymond - Cambridge, MA

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This marker is part of Cambridge's African-American Heritage Trail signs, and is where Patrick Raymond lived while he was Cambridge's Fire Chief.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 11/28/2008

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersReel Oven Diagram and Description

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This displays a schematic diagram showing a room with the reel oven within it, and a short description of its use in the Kennedy Bakery.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/8/2006

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersThe First Two-Way Long Distance Telephone Conversation

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This marks the location of the northern terminus of a two-way long distance telephone conversation by Alexander Graham Bell and Thomas G. Watson.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/9/2006

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersDavenport Car Manufactory

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This marks the location of the Davenport Car Factory, which built some of the earliest railroad cars.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/9/2006

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersHiram Sands House

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The former home of the Sands family.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/1/2006

last visited: 5/1/2006

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersFort Number 1

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Former location of a Revolution-era fortification.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/1/2006

last visited: 10/5/2011

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersMason and Hamlin Company

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Blue Oval sign marks the location where Mason and Hamlin once manufactured melodeons, organs, and pianos.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/21/2007

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersMelusina Fay Peirce

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On an old factory building in a dense part of Cambridge is a sign about Melusina Fay Peirce, who was an early feminist.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/28/2007

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersIn Commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Smoot - Cambridge, MA

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What started as a fraternity pledge task that measured the bridge according to the shortest pledge at 364.4 smoots plus 1 ear, has turned into another legend tied to students at MIT, and is now recognized with a plaque at one end of the bridge.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 6/5/2010

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersF&T Restaurant, 1924-1986

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This marks the location where a popular restaurant in Cambridge was located, near MIT and the Kendall T Station.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/8/2006

last visited: 2/4/2007

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersLouis and Elizabeth Agassiz

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The site of the home of Louis & Elizabeth Agassiz.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/5/2006

last visited: 4/5/2006

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersCambridge

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A marker honoring the early history of Cambridge.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Shorelander

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/5/2006

last visited: 8/8/2013

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersIndian College at Harvard University

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Near this spot from 1655 to 1698 stood the Indian College.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/21/2006

last visited: 4/12/2008

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersBlue Anchor Tavern

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What is now an Urban Outfitters was once much more.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Shorelander

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/2/2006

last visited: 5/2/2006

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersProf. John Winthrop

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I bet you didn't know John Winthrop lived next to Tower Records.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/2/2006

last visited: 11/4/2009

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersMarketplace [Cambridge]

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Site of one of the first markets in the Boston area.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/2/2006

last visited: 11/4/2009

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersThe Founding of Newtowne - Cambridge, MA

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This sign provides a detailed account of how Cambridge - originally named - "Newtowne" - was settled.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 12/2/2009

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersCommonwealth Armory

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Site of a former armory and, subsequently, gymnasium.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Shorelander

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/9/2006

last visited: 5/9/2006

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersSite of Braves Field

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Home from 1915 to 1952 of the Boston Braves.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/9/2006

last visited: 5/9/2006

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersOld Burying Ground [Cambridge]

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Cambridge's Old Burying Ground.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/5/2006

last visited: 8/11/2006

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersOld Milestone

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An old milestone from Boston to Cambridge.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Shorelander

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/27/2008

last visited: 11/4/2009

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersRoute of William Dawes

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A marker dedicated to the ride of William Dawes.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Shorelander

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/5/2006

last visited: 4/5/2006

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersChrist Church Historical Sign - Cambridge, MA

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Christ Church in Cambridge, is an Episcopal Church that once was occupied by General Washington and used for the Continental Army, and later attended by George and Martha Washington for services.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 11/24/2009

last visited: 7/20/2008

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