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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 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: 9/3/2014

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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: 8/31/2014

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersTrial by Fire - New Bedford, MA

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A small plaza park at the base of Johnny Cake Hill was the site of a fire that claimed buildings located at the plaza.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/4/2012

last visited: 8/31/2014

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersIndian Village Pakachoag - Worcester, MA

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Massachusetts Bay Tercentenary Commission Marker recalls the Pakachoag Indians and the missionary work of John Eliot.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/8/2012

last visited: 8/11/2013

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersEarly Plainville - Plainville, MA

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This sign by the Plainville Town Hall has three panels that provide a summary of the history of this area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/2/2012

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersThe Milton Powder House, 1811 - Milton, MA

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This powder house was built to prepare for possible hostilities with the British and was brought to this place in 1974 as part of the bicentennial celebrations for the Suffolk Resolves.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 6/2/2012

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersJohn J. Enneking - Boston, MA

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John J. Enneking was an American Impressionist painter who lived in the Hyde Park part of Boston from 1879 to 1916.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/19/2012

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersMission House original site

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Original site of the John Seargeant Mission House.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member NewEnglandHiker

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/19/2012

last visited: 9/15/2012

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersRoyall House - Medford, MA

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A Massachusetts Bay Colony Tercentenary Commission Marker giving a brief history of the Isaac Royal House is located on Main Street in front of the Royall House and Issac Royall Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/18/2012

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersSign for the Newton Highlands Station - Newton, MA

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This sign is located by the Newton Highlands MBTA Green Line stop, and is about the former railroad that was in place before the light rail line and the station that still stands, presently used as dental offices.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/7/2012

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersWilliams Tavern - Marlboro MA

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Located on Williams St close to its intersection with RT 20. This one is in pretty rough shape and easily missed.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/7/2012

last visited: 9/19/2015

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersGeneral Henry Knox Passed Through Here - Blandford, MA

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This Knox Trail marker is located in the triangle formed by state Route 23 and North Blandford Road in Blandford, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/2/2012

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical Markers1639 - History of Mother Brook - 2009 - Dedham, MA

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This sign posted in Condon Park relates the history of the mills that operated along Mother Brook that started in 1639 when a canal was dug from the Charles River to one of the brook's branches.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 3/3/2012

last visited: never

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