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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 MarkersGeorge Washington Memorial Highway Marker - Wayland, MA

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A monument with a plaque, containing a bas relief bust of George Washington, marks the George Washington Memorial Highway in Wayland.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/29/2011

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersWashington Oak / Solomon Pollard Tavern

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A dual-purpose marker near the old Howe School site off Rte 3A in Billerica.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Shorelander

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/29/2007

last visited: 5/23/2007

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersGeneral Henry Knox Passed Through Here - Watertown

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Number 26 of 26 Knox markers in Massachusetts.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member trainlove

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/2/2009

last visited: never

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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 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 MarkersKiosk - Mills Along Nashoba Brook and Early American Pencils - Acton, MA

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The kiosk at this location within the Nashoba Brook Conservation Area has an extensive account of the mills located upstream of this site and the early pencil factory that was located near the kiosk.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 12/5/2011

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersGeneral Henry Knox Passed Through Here - Wayland

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Number 23 of 26 Knox markers in Massachusetts.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member trainlove

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/2/2009

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersSite of Early Meetinghouse - Newton, MA

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The first meetinghouse for the city now known as Newton was built where the burial ground at this corner now covers, and buried there are some of Newton's early settlers, including Rev. John Eliot, Jr.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 12/22/2012

last visited: never

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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 MarkersRoyall House - Medford, MA

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A Massachusetts Bay Colony Tercentenary Commission Marker giving a brief history of the Isaac Royal House is located on Main Street in front of the Royall House and Issac Royall Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/18/2012

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersCarriage Making [Cambridge]

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This area once had several carriage building operations and this building was once the factory of the Henderson Brothers, the most successful of these factories.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/21/2007

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersHooper-Lee-Nichols House

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This house, one of the oldest in Cambridge, is the headquarters and museum of the Cambridge Historical Society.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/28/2007

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersPowder House - Somerville MA

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Located on Broadway at Nathan Tufts Park, just past Powder House Square roundabout.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 1/30/2013

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersSudbury - Sudbury, MA

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An historical marker concerning the settlement of Sudbury.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/24/2011

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersNorth Cambridge series, Porter Square

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A series of four markers describing the history of North Cambridge in Porter Square.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Shorelander

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/27/2008

last visited: 4/12/2008

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersCooper • Frost • Austin House

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A marker on the oldest house in Cambridge.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Shorelander

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/27/2008

last visited: 4/12/2008

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersThe Goodenow Garrison House - Sudbury, MA

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An historical marker about the attack on Sudbury, MA during the King Philip's War is located on Route 20.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/16/2012

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersOldest House in Cambridge

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The sign at the corner of Linnaean Street and Massachusetts Avenue is for the house that is up the street that may be the oldest standing in Cambridge.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/21/2007

last visited: 4/12/2008

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersTory Row - Cambridge, MA

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Along Brattle Street were houses of merchants who were usually loyal to the crown and had vacated their houses during the Revolutionary War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 12/10/2009

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersFirst Church, Congregational - Cambridge, MA

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On the Congregational Church there is a plaque that states that the congregation was started in 1632, and that the weather vane on the steeple dates back to 1721, while the structure itself is from 1870.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 11/24/2009

last visited: 7/18/2008

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersGeneral Knox Delivered Artillery to General Washington - Cambridge, MA

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This marker, located on the Cambridge Common, marks the place where General Henry Knox turned over the cannon that he had lugged all the way from Fort Ticonderoga to General George Washington.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: none listed yet

date approved: 11/24/2009

last visited: 7/18/2008

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersWashington Becomes A Commander

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A simple marker recounting a momentous bit of American history.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Shorelander

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/23/2010

last visited: 7/20/2008

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersSamuel Sparhawk House

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Site of a home in which a patriot died.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Shorelander

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 12/14/2007

last visited: 12/13/2007

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersMonestary of Saint John the Evangelist

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The monestary of the Society of Saint John the Evangelist, the oldest Anglican monastic community for men, was built in 1936 and overlooks the Charles River along Memorial Drive.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/28/2007

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersWay To Charlestown

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A series of markers describing traveling across the Colony.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Shorelander

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/5/2006

last visited: 6/2/2010

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