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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 MarkersProspect Hill markers

in Massachusetts Historical Markers

Several markers atop or near the top of Prospect Hill in Somerville, Massachusetts.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Shorelander

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/4/2008

last visited: 12/6/2010

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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 MarkersDedham "Keye" Landing Place - Dedham, MA

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This place along the Charles River, and along today's Ames Street Bridge, is considered the location where the first settlers landed and founded Dedham, MA, in 1636.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/24/2008

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersResident Physician's House

in Massachusetts Historical Markers

This sign is in front of the side entrance to the brick building on the corner of Cambridge Street and North Grove Street, and was the Resident Physician's House for Massachusetts General Hospital.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/20/2008

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersBirthplace and Home of Asa Pollard - Billerica, MA

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The first casualty of the war on Bunker (Breed's) Hill, grew up here in Billerica, MA., Harvey Farkle's hometown.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Farkle 7

location: none listed yet

date approved: 3/14/2008

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersSamuel Sparhawk House

in Massachusetts Historical Markers

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 MarkersBoston Young Men's Christian Union

in Massachusetts Historical Markers

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 MarkersColonial Theatre

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The Colonial Theatre, built in 1900, is an elegant theatre that still has travelling and pre-Broadway productions, and faces Boston Common on Boylston Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 12/3/2007

last visited: 4/17/2011

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersEdgar Allan Poe Birth Place

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Edgar Allen Poe, writer of many stories, including "The Tell-tale Heart" and "Nevermore", was born near this location to parents who were actors in the Theatre District.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 11/23/2007

last visited: 5/8/2013

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersOld Deerfield

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Old Deerfield MA Historical Marker located on Main Street in Deerfield, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Smokey

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 11/19/2007

last visited: 8/30/2012

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersStreet of Lightning

in Massachusetts Historical Markers

The arches at this location are symbolic of the terminal that was here, once, and the history is told by the plaque.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 11/15/2007

last visited: 9/2/2012

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersThe First World Series

in Massachusetts Historical Markers

This five-sided marker set in the ground within Northeastern University relates what took place in the first modern world series between the Boston Pilgrims (now Red Sox) and the Pittsburgh Pirates.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/31/2007

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersRock Ridge Cemetary

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Among the people buried in this cemetary is Deborah Sampson, who volunteered in the militia during the Revolutionary War as Robert Shurtleff.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/22/2007

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersSite of Mann's Mill

in Massachusetts Historical Markers

This location, where a cotton duck mill and other mills were located, still has a dam and ruins that can be explored.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/22/2007

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersBenjamin Nye House

in Massachusetts Historical Markers

At this location is a house of a family that were early settlers in the Sandwich area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/22/2007

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersDexter's Grist Mill

in Massachusetts Historical Markers

Dexter's Mill stands in the center of Sandwich and is open for tours during the summer.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/3/2007

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical Markers1640 Milton Landing Place

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At this location was where the Suffolk Resolves were signed, a document that influenced the writing of the Declaration of Independence.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/1/2007

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersMilton Landing

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This area at Milton Lower Mills, where the Neponset River widens out into marshes, is where mills and commerce were established, including operations that manufactured chocolate and paper and traded lumber.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/1/2007

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersSquantum Point Through Time

in Massachusetts Historical Markers

This marker, one of many in Squantum Point Park, is about the change in the landscape at Squantum Point over the last few thousand years.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/28/2007

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersA Military Role For Squantum

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This marker, one of many at Squantum Point Park, is about the Squantum Naval Air Station.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/28/2007

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersNew England's First Aero Meet

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This engraved granite block, one of many at Squantum Point Park, is about an historic aero meet, which was attended by many famous people including one of the Wright Brothers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/28/2007

last visited: 7/26/2011

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersGeneral Henry Knox Passed Through Here - Palmer

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Knox Trail Marker. Number 12 of 26 markers in Massachusetts to commemorate General Henry Knox's transport of artillery from Fort Ticonderoga to Cambridge.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/24/2007

last visited: 5/16/2009

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersRedd's Pond

in Massachusetts Historical Markers

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 MarkersOld Burial Hill [Marblehead]

in Massachusetts Historical Markers

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 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: 5/31/2009

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