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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 MarkersColonial Theatre

in Massachusetts Historical Markers

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

in Massachusetts Historical Markers

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

in Massachusetts Historical Markers

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

in Massachusetts Historical Markers

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

in Massachusetts Historical Markers

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

in Massachusetts Historical Markers

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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Massachusetts Historical MarkersMarblehead Light

in Massachusetts Historical Markers

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 MarkersSalem Harbor

in Massachusetts Historical Markers

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: 9/12/2012

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

in Massachusetts Historical Markers

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: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersGeneral Henry Knox Passed Through Here - Russell

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Knox Trail Marker. Number 7 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: 9/17/2007

last visited: 9/6/2009

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersGeneral Henry Knox Passed Through Here - Wilbraham

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Knox Trail Marker. Number 11 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: 9/12/2007

last visited: 8/1/2009

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersThe Burying Point [Salem]

in Massachusetts Historical Markers

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: 10/12/2012

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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: 11/19/2011

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