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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 MarkersMarblehead Light

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At the northernmost point of Marblehead Neck, now Chandler Hovey Park, is the location where a lighthouse has been since 1835.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/20/2007

last visited: 11/23/2013

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersFort Sewall - Marblehead, MA

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Fort Sewall marker is on Front St and Fort Sewall Terrace.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/25/2011

last visited: 9/5/2015

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersAgnes Surriage Well

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Where the 'rags to riches' story of Agnes Surriage took place.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/21/2007

last visited: 9/5/2015

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersOld Burial Hill [Marblehead]

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This is where 600 Revolutionary War heroes and several early pastors were buried.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/21/2007

last visited: 5/31/2009

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersIn This House Lived John Glover - Marblehead MA

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The home of John Glover, a brigadier-general of the Continental Army during the War of Indepedence. The house was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1984.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 1/9/2016

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersBirthplace Elbridge Gerry - Marblehead MA

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Birthplace and home to Elbridge Gerry, a Signer of the Declaration of Independence, as well as the Vice President of the United States, under James Madison

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 1/9/2016

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersRedd's Pond

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The only sign I've seen so far where the history part is located under the heading 'The Future.'

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/21/2007

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersSalem Harbor

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This sign, part of a series of signs about how prosperous Salem was as a port despite its shortcomings.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/17/2007

last visited: 6/30/2015

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersSalem State College

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Salem State College has been a teachers school dedicated to the public higher education of the youth of the commonwealth.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/7/2007

last visited: 5/31/2009

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersThe Point (Salem)

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This sign, next to a large white complex of buildings that once was the Naumkeag Steam Mill, tells of how this area was developed and the people who lived here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/12/2007

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersImmaculate Conception Parish (Old St. Mary's)

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This and another sign provide a history of St. Mary's Parish/Church of the Immaculate Conception in Salem, MA, the second oldest parish in the Boston Archdiocese.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/17/2007

last visited: 6/30/2015

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersThe Burying Point [Salem]

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This sign is at the entrance to the oldest cemetary in Salem, which has several locally well known people buried there.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/12/2007

last visited: 7/1/2015

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersDerby Square

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This sign marks the old center of commerce for the town of Salem, including the old town hall.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/12/2007

last visited: 7/1/2015

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersPlaque for a Building Devoted to Municipal and Judicial Uses (Including Witchcraft Trials)

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This plaque is near the spot where in a building "...were tried and condemned for witchcraft most of the nineteen persons who suferred death on the gallows."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/7/2007

last visited: 11/19/2011

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersJohn Cabot House - Beverly, MA

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The John Cabot House is one of the first brick structures built in Beverly. It was home to merchant ship-owner John Cabot from 1781 to 1802.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/25/2007

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersBalch House - Beverly, MA

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"Built in 1636 by John Balch, who came over in 1623 with Captain Robert Gorges. The "Old Planters" received this land in exchange for their settlement at Salem." Recent research indicates, however, a later date of 1679.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/25/2007

last visited: 7/1/2015

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersConant House - Beverly, MA

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Roger Conant was a prudent and religious man who led the old planters from Gloucester to Salem in 1626, and held them together until the Bay Colony was founded. This house was built on land given by him to his son Exercise Conant in 1666.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/25/2007

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersThe Church in Salem Village

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Located at the intersection of Hobart Street and Centre Street in Danvers, Massachusetts

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 3newsomes

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/25/2010

last visited: 10/1/2009

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersIron Works - Saugus MA

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Unlike most of the markers, you will find this one inside at Saugus Irons Work exhibit building.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 1/30/2013

last visited: 10/25/2011

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersAppleton's Pulpit

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Appleton's Pulpit in Saugus, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Shorelander

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 3/10/2006

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersSettlement of Cape Ann

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Marker dedicated to the early settlers of Cape Ann, in Gloucester MA

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cache_test_dummies

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 3/11/2006

last visited: 9/7/2009

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersStage Fort Fisherman's Field

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A difficult-to-read but very cool-looking marker at Stage Fort Park commemorating early defenses in Massachusetts.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Shorelander

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/2/2006

last visited: 11/9/2008

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersAgawam - Ipswich Marker - Ipswich, MA

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An historical marker concerning the early residents of Ipswich.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/18/2011

last visited: 12/1/2015

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersRevolution of 1689 - Ipswich MA

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Located on Main Street by the Ipswich Library

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 6/15/2010

last visited: 11/10/2015

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersJames Babson Farm - Rockport, MA

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This small building, a former cooperage, is one of the oldest buildings in Rockport, Massachusetts. The historic marker is a bronze plaque mounted on a granite boulder, giving a brief history of the farm.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 12/21/2014

last visited: never

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