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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 MarkersHere Lived Julia Ward Howe

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As you might expect, this marker calls attention to a building in which Julia Ward Howe lived.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Shorelander

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/6/2006

last visited: 5/6/2006

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersLewis Wharf, 1835

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A wharf just north of Commercial Pier, now home to condos, but once home to trade.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 12/5/2006

last visited: 7/18/2012

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersBeaver Brook mills

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A pair of placards describing industry along Beaver Brook.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 6/11/2007

last visited: 6/8/2007

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersThe Minute Guns of Chelmsford

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A marker commemorating the call to arms at the beginning of the American Revolution.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 6/11/2007

last visited: 12/28/2011

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersThe John Hancock Residence

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A marker noting the location of the residence of John Hancock. The residence is gone, but the Massachusetts State House now sits on this spot.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/13/2006

last visited: 12/8/2013

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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 MarkersChelmsford

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A marker dedicated to the founding of the town of Chelmsford located in the center of town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cache_test_dummies

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 3/19/2006

last visited: 6/23/2013

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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 MarkersFaneuil Hall

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

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Shorelander

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 3/13/2006

last visited: 7/18/2014

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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 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 MarkersThe Chemical Firehouse, 1886

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A former firehouse now used as an Art Center in Brookline.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Shorelander

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/2/2007

last visited: 10/20/2009

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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 MarkersQueen Elizabeth II Visit

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

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Shorelander

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 3/13/2006

last visited: 3/20/2014

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersTremont Temple

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A theater-turned-church at 88 Tremont Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Shorelander

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/5/2006

last visited: 11/29/2013

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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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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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Chasing Blue Sky

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/27/2013

last visited: 5/9/2013

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersPaul Revere Buried in this Ground

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A marker located near the entry gate of the Granary Burial Ground.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cache_test_dummies

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/13/2006

last visited: 7/20/2014

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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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 3/3/2012

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersPark Street Church

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The Park Street Church, right off the Freedom Trail at the edge of Boston Common.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Shorelander

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/1/2006

last visited: 6/29/2010

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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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/1/2011

last visited: 5/9/2013

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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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/16/2012

last visited: 5/9/2013

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersManufactory House Site

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A plaque marking the site of an early attempt at public housing.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Shorelander

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/5/2006

last visited: 5/9/2013

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersBoston Common

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A olde-tyme marker on Boston Common.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Shorelander

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/2/2007

last visited: 7/18/2014

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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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