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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 MarkersU.S. Custom House-Customary Duty - New Bedford, MA

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Customary Duty-Replacing a makeshift operation closer to the waterfront, the U.S. Custom House at Bedford opened on this site in 1836. Located at the old Customs House on Williams Street at 2nd Street, New Bedford, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/8/2014

last visited: 8/31/2014

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersSigns of the Time - New Bedford, MA

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The bank diagonally across the street was built in 1854 is now the visitors center for the New Bedford Whaling NP. Located next to the old Customs house on Williams Street at 2nd Street, New Bedford, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/8/2014

last visited: 8/31/2014

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersCaptain Paul Cuffe - New Bedford, MA

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This small time line about Captain Paul Cuffe is located in the Captain Paul Cuffe Park on Union Street at 1st Street, New Bedford, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/8/2014

last visited: 8/31/2014

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersCaptain Paul Cuffe - New Bedford, MA

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Captain Paul Cuffe a sea captain, merchant, philanthropist, community leader, civil rights advocate and abolitionist. Located in the Captain Paul Cuffe park at the intersection of Union St and 1st Street, New Bedford, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/8/2014

last visited: 8/31/2014

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersAdministrative Buildings - Springfield Armory NP - Springfield, MA

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Three small separate structures, one predating 1820, were joined in connected by a third story during the Civil War. At the same time, the tower was added to provide architectural balance to the Main Arsenal at the opposite end of the Green.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/8/2014

last visited: 9/1/2014

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersRodman Candleworks Circa 1810 - New Bedford, MA

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The Rodman Candleworks made whale oil candles.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/20/2014

last visited: 9/1/2014

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersBourne Warehouse 1887 - New Bedford, MA

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The Bourne Warehouse, located on N 2st Street was built in 1887. The building also housed an auction business selling everything from antique furniture to ships.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/20/2014

last visited: 9/1/2014

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersHeroes of Fort Wagner - New Bedford, MA

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This marker describes the action of two of the men of the Company C of the 54th Regiment Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/20/2014

last visited: 9/1/2014

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersWealth with a Conscience - Bedford, MA

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Benjamin Rodman built this federal style home in 1821. He and his wife Susan were founding members of the New Bedford Benevolent Society.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/8/2014

last visited: 8/31/2014

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersBussey Hill: History in Full View - Arnold Arboretum - Boston, MA

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This historical sign briefly relates the history of Arnold Arboretum and its relation to the Boston Necklace Park system.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/5/2014

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersAcorn Park Historical Station - Cambridge, MA

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This group of historical signs relates the story of Arthur D. Little, an innovative consulting firm that has its headquarters nearby.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/5/2014

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersNew Bedford Lights the World - New Bedford, MA

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The Rodman Candleworks used whale oil to make candles here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 6/4/2014

last visited: 7/10/2010

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersRotch Mansion - New Bedford, MA

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This sign is located on the pavement at the back side of the New Bedford Whaling Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 6/4/2014

last visited: 8/31/2014

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersUtility Over Elegance - New Bedford, MA

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One of New Bedford's streets...little changed since the whaling days.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 6/4/2014

last visited: 7/10/2010

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersThe First Settlers of Sandy Bay - Rockport, MA

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This bronze plaque is mounted an a granite rock on the grounds of the First Congregational Church in Rockport, Massachusetts.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/26/2014

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersBenjamin Tarr House - Rockport, MA

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This historic home is located on South street in the scenic coastal town of Rockport on Cape Ann.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/20/2014

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersSaving Mariners' Souls - New Bedford, MA

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This sign is located at Seamen's Bethel...which was referred to as the "Whaleman's Chapel" in a scene from Moby Dick.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/8/2014

last visited: 8/31/2014

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersSundial Building - New Bedford, MA

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This building was saved from demolition after being damaged by a 1977 explosion.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/8/2014

last visited: 8/31/2014

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersMaking Room - New Bedford, MA

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This marker has a photograph as the background showing the neighborhood in 1907.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/8/2014

last visited: 8/31/2014

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersCivil War's First Black Regiment - New Bedford, MA

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The first enlistment office to recruit Black soldiers into the United States Army happened here during the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/8/2014

last visited: 8/31/2014

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersThe Rescue of Six Fenians - New Bedford, MA

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The Catalpa, a ship from New Bedford, played a role in rescuing six Irishmen, known as Fenians, from being sent to British prisons in Australia in 1876.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 3/1/2014

last visited: 7/10/2010

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersTaunton Green - Shays' Rebellion / Liberty & Union Flag

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Historical marker on Taunton Green -- the site of (1) a significant confrontation during Shays' Rebellion in 1786 and (2) the raising of a "Liberty & Union" flag by American Patriots in 1774.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member hcolcord

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/28/2013

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersSusanna North Martin Homestead

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Rock noting spot of Susanna Martin's house.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ScuffyJ

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/10/2013

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersBoston's African-American Railroad Workers - Back Bay Station - Boston, MA

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This series of signs within the lobby of Back Bay Station chronicles the lives of African Americans working on the railroad.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/3/2013

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersOld Field of 1800 Monument - Framingham, MA

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The monument at the end of Framingham's South Common marks a location where Native Americans were once buried here and how they once passed this way on an old trail.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/3/2013

last visited: never

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