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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 Met the Convention that Later Adopted the Suffolk Resolves - Dedham, MA

in Massachusetts Historical Markers

At this location, a committee met that drafted and later approved the Suffolk Resolves, which was taken to Philadelphia and approved by the First Continental Congress.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 3/19/2009

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersBloody Brook Monument. South Deerfield, MA

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September 18, 1675 Capt. Lathrop and 84 men were delivering wheat from Deerfield to a mill in Hadley when they were ambushed by several hundred Indians at a brook crossing. The site of this massacre became known as Bloody Brook.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member WN1E

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 12/9/2008

last visited: 10/19/2010

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersCambridgeport - Cambridge, MA

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Cambridgeport, one of the neighborhoods around Central Square, grew from a small village surrounded by salt marshes to a densely populated area central to the city of Cambridge.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 12/7/2008

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersMoswetuset Hummock - Quincy, MA

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This is believed to be the site that give rise to the name "Massachusetts" for our state. It is located along Quincy Shore Drive near the intesection with Squantum St. with great views over the bay.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 11/30/2008

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersPatrick H. Raymond - Cambridge, MA

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This marker is part of Cambridge's African-American Heritage Trail signs, and is where Patrick Raymond lived while he was Cambridge's Fire Chief.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 11/28/2008

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersAbolitionist Memorial

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Memorial Plaque on site of abolitionist rallies.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member STEMARTHON

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 11/9/2008

last visited: 10/22/2012

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersBigelow Carpet Mill - Clinton, MA

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At this site, currently occupied by Nypro in the center of Clinton, carpets were first mass-produced on power looms.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/31/2008

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersSturbridge Common

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Historical marker with brief history of the public grounds in Sturbridge, Massachusetts.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/27/2008

last visited: 5/24/2011

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersOld incline of the Granite Railway - Quincy, Massachusetts

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This historical marker commemorates the old incline at the Granite Railway, and further, the impact that railroads made in America.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/8/2008

last visited: 9/15/2012

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Massachusetts Historical Markers1st Commercial Railroad-Natl Historic Civil Engineering Landmark

in Massachusetts Historical Markers

This plaque commemorates the First Commercial Railroad in the US and the civil engineering marvel that it is, due to the incline of the land at this location.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/6/2008

last visited: 9/15/2012

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersConnable Fort

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Historical marker for an early fort in the area near North Bernardston.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/5/2008

last visited: 10/7/2012

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersPilgrim Spring

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Spot of pilgrims first drink of water in the New World.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member dremoto

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/28/2008

last visited: 8/30/2008

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersMonument Of Corn Hill

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The spot where the Mayflower colonists discovered the indians winter supply of corn and survived their first winter.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member dremoto

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/28/2008

last visited: 1/20/2012

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersFactory Hollow

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An original industrial area...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ODragon

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/27/2008

last visited: 10/16/2011

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersThe Center School

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Build in 1852...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ODragon

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/27/2008

last visited: 9/21/2008

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersPost Road - East Brookfield, Massachusetts

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Historical marker about the Post Road located near a milestone 62 from Boston near East Brookfield.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/19/2008

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersThe Great Gate - Lowell

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The Great Gate had another name, "Francis' Folly", until its need was proven when it prevented high water of the Merrimack River from flooding the center of Lowell.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/13/2008

last visited: 6/15/1999

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersThe Wading Place - Middleborough

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This stream crossing was an important ford for natives and was used to establish the town line of Middleborough.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/13/2008

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersOliver Mill Park - Middleborough

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Oliver Mill Park is a nice resting spot to stretch your legs and walk among the ruins and channels of an old iron/shovel works.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/13/2008

last visited: 6/16/2013

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersHassanamesit - Grafton, MA

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In Grafton Center is a sign about the old Praying Indian Town of Hassanamesit that was located there.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/7/2008

last visited: 12/9/2008

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersFarnumsville, Grafton MA

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Along Route 122 in Grafton is a sign about the old village of Farnumsville and the mill that still stands there.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/7/2008

last visited: 12/9/2008

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersRockdale Mill - Northbridge, MA

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Along Route 122 in Northbridge still stands the stone and brick factory complex that was the Rockdale Mill where cotton cloth was once made.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/7/2008

last visited: 8/10/2008

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersThe Brick Mill

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The brick mill, next to the Mumford River in Whitinsville, was built by Paul Whitin Sr., and was the start of the Whitin Machine Works nearby.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/3/2008

last visited: 9/19/2008

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersDaniel Shays Monument and encampment site.

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It was at this sight that half of the army of the Shays Rebellion camped for six nights after retreating from their failed attack of the Springfield Armory.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member WN1E

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/2/2008

last visited: 7/16/2007

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersAmesbury and Salisbury Mills Historic District Walking Tour

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In a nice walkway along the Powwow River in the center of Amesbury and surrounded by the old brick mills, there are a set of signs that highlight features and history there.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/1/2008

last visited: never

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