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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 MarkersSpreading the Light - Fort Taber Park - New Bedford, MA

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The history of two lighthouse. Located at Fort Taber Park on S Rodney French Blvd, New Bedford, MA.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 11/7/2014

last visited: 9/4/2014

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersNobska Lighthouse - Woods Hole, MA

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Since 1828, Nobska Light has provided a familiar beacon for “all who go down to the sea in ships”. Located on Church St, Woods Hole, MA.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 11/7/2014

last visited: 10/1/2015

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersThe Battle of Chatham Harbor - Chatham, MA

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Chatham’s only active hostilities during the revolutionary war occurred in Chatham Harbor, new this site, on 20 June 1782. Located near the Chatham Lighthouse on Main Street, Chatham, MA.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 11/7/2014

last visited: 9/3/2014

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersThe Mayflower Story - Chatham, MA

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First, the Separatists returned to London to get organized. A prominent merchant agreed to advance the money for their journey. Located near the Chatham Lighthouse on Main Street, Chatham, MA.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 11/7/2014

last visited: 9/3/2014

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersThe Rescue of the Pendleton - Chatham, MA

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One of the most spectacular small boat rescues on the east coast of the United States occurred on February 18, 1952. Located near the Chatham Lighthouse on Main Street, Chatham, MA.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 11/7/2014

last visited: 9/3/2014

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersHistory of Chatham Lighthouse - Chatham, MA

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The Chatham South Lighthouse was built in 1880. The lighthouse is still active and stands at the Coast Guard Station.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 11/7/2014

last visited: 9/3/2014

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersChatham Radio/WCC - Orleans Rd - North Chatham, MA

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Chatham Radio/WCC. Maritime wireless communications operation center flourished here, one of the 20th century’s premier wireless telegraphy stations.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 11/7/2014

last visited: 9/3/2014

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersWorkboat of the Marshes - Cape Cod National Seashore - Eastham, MA

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Located at the Salt Pond Visitor Center. The Visitors Center is located at the corner of Nauset Road and Route 6 in Eastham, MA.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/19/2014

last visited: 9/2/2014

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersKettles - Cape Cod National Seashore - Eastham, MA

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Located at the Salt Pond Visitor Center. The Visitors Center is located at the corner of Nauset Road and Route 6 in Eastham, MA.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/19/2014

last visited: 9/2/2014

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersThree Sisters Lit the Way - Orleans, MA

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These three lighthouses were part of the Nauset Beach Light Station, which originally stood a quarter mile away. Located on Cable Road on a path about 1/4 mile from the current Nauset Lighthouse.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/19/2014

last visited: 9/2/2014

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersPushed Back by the Sea - Cape Cod National Seashore - Orleans, MA

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Today Nauset Light is preserved and interpreted by the Nauset Light Preservation Society, a group of committed local people who keep this important story alive for visitors. Located at the intersection of Cable Rd and Nauset Light Beach Rd.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/19/2014

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersThe Nauset Lights - Cape Cod National Seashore - Orleans MA

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In 1838 the United States Government took action to reduce the number of shipwrecks along this dangerous coast by establishing the Nauset Light. Located at the intersection of Cable Road and Nauset Light Beach Rd.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/19/2014

last visited: 9/2/2014

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersThe Bare and Bended Arm - Cape Cod National Seashore - Wellfleet, MA

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This is the narrowest section of the Cape. From the ocean breakers to the estuary of the Blackfish Creek on the bay side, it's only one mile (1.6 km). Located on Marconi Station Rd, Wellfleet, MA

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/19/2014

last visited: 9/2/2014

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersMarconi Wireless Station - Cape Cod National Seashore - Wellfleet, MA

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Here stood one of the worlds greatest pioneer radio stations, Marconi’s South Wellfleet wireless, or “Old CC.” Located on Marconi Station Rd, Wellfleet, MA.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/19/2014

last visited: 9/2/2014

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersTransatlantic Triumph - Cape Cod National Seashore - Wellfleet, MA

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Guglielmo Marconi successfully transmitted wireless telegraph signals as early is 1890 – between tin plates mounted on post in his father’s garden in Italy. He was only sixteen years old. Located on Marconi Station Rd, Wellfleet, MA.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/19/2014

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersTransatlantic Wireless Telegraph Station - Cape Cod National Seashore - Wellfleet, MA

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Site of the first United States Transatlantic wireless telegraph Station. Located on Marconi Station Rd, Wellfleet, MA

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/19/2014

last visited: 9/21/2005

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersGone But Not Forgotten - Cape Cod National Seashore - Wellfleet, MA

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Guglielmo Marconi made communication history from these South Wellfleet cliffs in 1903 by sending the first transatlantic wireless message to Great Britain. Located on Marconi Station Rd, Wellfleet, MA.

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date approved: 10/19/2014

last visited: 9/2/2014

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersProvincetown - Provincelands Cape Cod Seashore Visitor Center - Provincetown, MA

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On November 20, 1620 the pilgrims dropped the new Mayflower’s anchor for the first time in the New World. This interruptive marker is located on the upper level of the Provincelands Cape Cod Seashore Visitor Center.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/19/2014

last visited: 9/2/2014

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersForest To Desert - Provincelands Cape Cod Seashore Visitor Center - Provincetown, MA

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The pilgrims found this land covered with trees when they arrived here in 1620. What happened to the forest? This interruptive marker is located on the upper level of the Provincelands Cape Cod Seashore Visitor Center.

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date approved: 10/19/2014

last visited: 9/2/2014

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersHMS Somerset - Provincelands Cape Cod Seashore Visitor Center - Provincetown, MA

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Of all the enemy ships that halted Provincetown Harbor during the Revolutionary war, the most fearsome was a huge British man-of-war HMS Somerset. This interruptive marker is located on the upper level of the Provincelands Cape Cod Seashore VC.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/19/2014

last visited: 9/2/2014

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersHigh Pole Hill Historic Site - Provincetown, MA

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High Pole Hill Historic Site, located at Pilgrims Monument and Museum.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/19/2014

last visited: 9/2/2014

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersMayflower Landing - Provincetown, MA

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On November 21, 1620 the Mayflower, carrying 102 passengers, men, women, and children, cast anchor in this harbor 67 days from Plymouth England. Located above the S entrance to the Pilgrim Tower in Provincetown, MA.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/19/2014

last visited: 9/2/2014

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersPilgrims Monument and Provincetown Museum - Provincetown, MA

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The Mayflower made landfall at Provincetown Harbor on November 21, 1620, (N.S.) after 67 days and sea. Located at the entrance to the Museum on top of High Pole Hill, Provincetown, MA.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/19/2014

last visited: 9/2/2014

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersChange of Address / The Andrew Robeson House - New bedford, MA

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The Andrew Robeson House was moved to this location in 1978. Located at the intersection of Williams Street and 2nd Street, New Bedford, MA.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/8/2014

last visited: 8/31/2014

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersThe Double Bank - New Bedford, MA

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This building housed two banks-Merchants Bank on the right and Mechanics Bank on the left. Located on Williams Street just west of Waters Street, New Bedford, MA.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/8/2014

last visited: 8/31/2014

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