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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 MarkersGoodwife Ann Glover

in Massachusetts Historical Markers

A plaque commemorating the first Catholic martyr in Massachusetts.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Shorelander

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 12/5/2006

last visited: 5/9/2013

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersJohn Quincy Adams and Charles Francis Adams Plaque

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At this location, John Quincy Adams, sixth President of the United States, lived here, and Charles Francis Adams, Minister to Great Britain, was born here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/26/2008

last visited: 3/10/2010

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersIndian Meetinghouse

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This sign marks the location of the Indian Meetinghouse of the Praying Indian Town of Natick, now located at the intersection of Eliot Street (Rte 16), Union and Pleasant Streets.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 3/19/2006

last visited: 10/30/2007

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersProclamation of the "Bells" Journey - Boston, MA

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This historical marker is outside the entrance to the Bell in Hand Tavern; the oldest tavern in the United States. It is located in downtown Boston, Massachusetts.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Chasing Blue Sky

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/6/2013

last visited: 5/9/2013

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersEbenezer Hancock House

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A house with vague associations to John Hancock.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Shorelander

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 3/14/2006

last visited: 6/28/2010

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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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Shorelander

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 3/13/2006

last visited: 11/22/2011

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersArchitecture of the Area

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It is no accident that these early 19th century brick row houses may remind of those on Beacon Hill.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 12/28/2006

last visited: 2/12/2007

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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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/9/2011

last visited: never

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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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 12/22/2009

last visited: 11/22/2011

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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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 12/28/2006

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersBoston Young Men's Christian Union

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The Boston Young Men's Christian Union was started by Harvard University students as a religious study group, and the building remaining is a great example of the High Gothic style.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 12/3/2007

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersSam Adams House Site - Boston, MA

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On this site was the home of Sam Adams, cousin to John Adams, and leader of the 'leather aprons.'

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/27/2006

last visited: 8/27/2011

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersEmerson Majestic Theatre

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The monumental Beaux Arts design distinguishes the Emerson Majestic from other Bostonian theaters.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 12/28/2006

last visited: 6/1/2008

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Massachusetts Historical Markers15 West Street

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A site of importance to many 19th century literary figures.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Shorelander

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/15/2006

last visited: 4/15/2006

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersEphraim Marsh

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Ephraim Marsh was a major developer and contractor-builder in Boston, especially the Bay Village Area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 12/28/2006

last visited: 4/17/2011

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersTheater in Boston

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A marker celebrating Boston's theatrical tradition.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Shorelander

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/15/2006

last visited: 4/15/2006

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersYe Wilbur Theatre

in Massachusetts Historical Markers

Ye Wilbur Theatre in the Chinatown neighborhood of Boston.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Shorelander

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 3/19/2006

last visited: 2/7/2012

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersThe Charles Playhouse

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Currently a theater, this building was once a church and subsequently a temple.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Shorelander

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 2/19/2007

last visited: 2/12/2007

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersThe Hull Mint - Boston, MA

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The sign on the Macy's store in Downtown Crossing claims that at this location the first mint in the British colonies of North America produced the Pine Tree Shilling for thirty years.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 1/21/2012

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersFestas

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A description of a festive tradition in Boston's North End.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Shorelander

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 3/22/2006

last visited: 5/9/2013

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersThe Wang Center for the Performing Arts

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New England's largest theater, in the Chinatown neighborhood of Boston.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Shorelander

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 3/19/2006

last visited: 12/27/2006

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersShubert Theatre - Boston, MA

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Known as "The Little Princess" of Boston's theater district, the Shubert opened in 1910, launching a tradition of classic dramatic productions, often featuring world-renowned actors. In the mid-90's it underwent an extensive $3 million renovation.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/27/2009

last visited: 3/10/2010

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersSt. Stephen's Church

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A long-standing church on Boston's North End.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Shorelander

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 3/22/2006

last visited: 12/8/2013

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersThe Boston Pilot Site

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The former site of the newspaper The Boston Pilot.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Shorelander

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 3/13/2006

last visited: 11/23/2011

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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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Shorelander

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 3/13/2006

last visited: 7/18/2014

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