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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 MarkersLast Battle of Shays' Rebellion - Sheffield, MA

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A quarried marble marker on Egremont Road in Sheffield, MA marks the site of the last battle of Shays' Rebellion.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 6/13/2013

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersSite of the First Successful Iron Works in the Old Colony - Raynham, MA

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The plaque on a rock states that this was where the first iron works in Plymouth (Old) Colony was established in 1656 and lasted to 1876.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/30/2013

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersThe Theodore Parker Church - Boston, MA

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The Theodore Parker Church is a stone church named after a well known abolitionist and associated with the Transcendental movement of the mid 1800s.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/20/2013

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersThe History of Statler Park - Statler Park, Boston, MA

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This historical marker is situated in Statler Park, which was developed and gifted to the City of Boston by Ellsworth M. Statler. It has undergone a complete restoration in 2011, and received a Preservation Acheivement Award for the effort.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Chasing Blue Sky

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/2/2013

last visited: 8/22/2012

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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: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersPowder House - Somerville MA

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Located on Broadway at Nathan Tufts Park, just past Powder House Square roundabout.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 1/30/2013

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersWorcester - Worcester MA

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Located on Main Street just past it's intersection with Park Ave

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 1/21/2013

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersGeorge Washington Memorial Highway - Springfield, MA

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An historical marker that tells the history behind the George Washington Memorial Highway is located on on State Street in front of Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company headquarters building.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 1/12/2013

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersJohn Eliot Square - Boston, MA

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This marker at the intersection of Roxbury and Dudley Streets relates several historical events such as the activities of John Eliot, whom the hill and square are named after and the ride of Williams Dawes which started here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 1/1/2013

last visited: never

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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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Massachusetts Historical MarkersHuguenot Settlement - Oxford, MA

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The Huguenot Settlement marker is located on the corner of Main Street, Route 12, and Huguenot Road in Oxford, MA

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 12/15/2012

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersCentre Burial Ground/Memorial Hall - Foxborough, MA

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The Centre Burial Ground was started about 1783 as part of a four acre grand of land - later some graves would be removed to make room for Memorial Hall - which is for veterans of the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 12/15/2012

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersBurke Fort - Bernardston, MA

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An early house, or fort, built by John Burke in 1738-1739.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 11/27/2012

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersWashington Park - Palmer, MA

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A monument in Washington Park on Route 20 in Palmer, MA marks the route Washington travelled through Massachusetts both as General and later as President.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 11/24/2012

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersHistorical Marker [First Cape Cod Canal] - Orleans, MA

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The first Cape Cod Canal, nicknamed, "Jeremiah's Gutter," was near the 'elbow' of the Cape between the towns of Eastham and Orleans and operated from 1717 to about 1817.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/27/2012

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersShays' Rebellion - The Battle of Petersham - Petersham, MA

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A monument on N. Main Street in Petersham, MA marks the site of the routing of Daniel Shays followers and the end to organized resistance during Shays' Rebellion.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/22/2012

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersEnsign John Sheldon House - Deerfield, MA

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Ensign John Sheldon House survived the attack on Deerfield during the King Phillips War in 1704. A millstone is inscribed with the history of the house.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/12/2012

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersGeneral LaFayette's Visit - Worthington, MA

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A monument commemorating General LaFayette's visit to Worthington in 1825 is located in front of the Worthington Library.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/12/2012

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersShunpike Marker - Mohawk Trail - Charlemont, MA

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A marker on the Mohawk Trail dedicated to "thrifty travelers" who forded the Deerfield River to avoid a toll bridge on this trail.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/12/2012

last visited: 9/25/2012

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersPlaque by Millstone - Easton, MA

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The plaque below the millstone at the base of the dam embankment for Old Pond states that Mulberry Brook provided power to gristmills as early as 1742 and iron foundries and furnaces as early as 1752.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/1/2012

last visited: never

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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 MarkersThe Goodenow Garrison House - Sudbury, MA

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An historical marker about the attack on Sudbury, MA during the King Philip's War is located on Route 20.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/16/2012

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersOld Connecticut Path - Westborough, MA

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A marker in Westborough, MA marks the point where the Old Connecticut Path left the road to climb over Fay Mountain.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/16/2012

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersPhillis Wheatley - Boston, MA

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Here, African-American Phillis Wheatley was bought - 12 years later, she would be the first published African-American, with her book, 'Poems on Various Subjects, Religions and Moral.'

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/16/2012

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersThe Wreck of the Clipper, Viking - New Bedford, MA

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This plaque on the wall of the New Bedford Whaling Museum has a twin in Japan that recounts the wreck of the clipper ship Viking on Mikura-jima off the coast of Japan.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/4/2012

last visited: never

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