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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 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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Massachusetts Historical MarkersThe Boston Globe Site - Boston, MA

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The Boston Globe was one of several papers along this stretch of Washington Street that was known as Newspaper Row.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 3/3/2012

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersPi Alley - Boston, MA

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Pi Alley was named after a) originally "Pie Alley" for the places there that served meat pies; b) "Pi Alley" for the printing letters, called "Pi" found on the ground; or c) for the endless digits representing the constant, PI on the wall. Read on!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 3/3/2012

last visited: 5/14/2016

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersTercentenary Cannons - Plymouth, MA

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Although the cannons themselves are not currently mounted here, this plaque offers some interesting historical insights into the celebration of the tercentenary of the Pilgrims' landing in Plymouth. Located on Burial Hill overlooking Cape Cod Bay.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 2/19/2012

last visited: 5/28/2012

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersBurial Hill - Plymouth, MA

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This sign is at the entrance to Burial Hill on Town Square, adjacent to the historic First Parish Church. The steps lead up the hill where the oldest graves are and the location of the first fort built here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 2/19/2012

last visited: 8/30/2012

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersFord Memorial Park

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First house in Abington

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member STEMARTHON

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 2/19/2012

last visited: 9/26/2012

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersAn Heape of Stones

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The oldest jurisdictional boundry line in the country.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member STEMARTHON

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 2/19/2012

last visited: 5/15/2012

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersThe Hull Mint - Boston, MA

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The sign on the Macy's store in Downtown Crossing claims that at this location the first mint in the British colonies of North America produced the Pine Tree Shilling for thirty years.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 1/21/2012

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersKiosk - Mills Along Nashoba Brook and Early American Pencils - Acton, MA

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The kiosk at this location within the Nashoba Brook Conservation Area has an extensive account of the mills located upstream of this site and the early pencil factory that was located near the kiosk.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 12/5/2011

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersCount Rumford Square - Woburn, MA

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This marker marks a corner at a bank across the street from the birthplace of Count Rumford/Benjamin Thompson who became a scientist and inventor in Europe.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 11/21/2011

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersTablet Near Bound Rock - Scituate-Cohasset, MA

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This bronze tablet along Country Way straddles the line between Scituate and Cohasset, which also is the border between Norfolk and Plymouth Counties, but it was originally set to mark the boundary between Massachusetts Bay and Plymouth Colonies.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 11/21/2011

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersGannett's Corner - Scituate, MA

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This village of Scituate was settled by Matthew Gannett in 1651.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 11/21/2011

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersSite of Stockbridge Mansion - Scituate, MA

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The sign between the road and the pond states that there was a mansion used as a garrison for the mill during the King Phillip War, and the mill was featured in the poem, "Old Oaken Bucket," by Woodworth.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 11/21/2011

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersGoodyear Green - Woburn, MA

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This marker by a small plot by the Goodyear Elementary School states that near this site, Charles Goodyear discovered the vulcanization process of rubber.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 11/21/2011

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersBrookfield - Brookfield, MA

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Historical marker about events in Brookfield in the 17th century.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 11/14/2011

last visited: 4/14/2012

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersFirst Meeting House - Springfield, MA

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Springfield's first meeting house was built in present day Court Square in 1645.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 11/14/2011

last visited: 10/11/2012

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersHadley (Amherst Line) - Hadley, MA

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An historical marker relating to the early history of Hadley.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 11/14/2011

last visited: 2/28/2015

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersDeacon Ebenezer Sheldon's Fort - Bernardston, MA

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An historical marker relating to a Colonial Era fort in Bernardston.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 11/3/2011

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersCaptain Richard Beers - Northfield, MA

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An historical marker relating to an event that occured early in the King Philip's War.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 11/3/2011

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersHadley (Northampton Line) - Hadley, MA

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An historical marker relating to the early history of Hadley.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 11/3/2011

last visited: 2/28/2015

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersIndian Council Fires - Northfield, MA

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An historical marker relating to events occuring during the start of the King Philip's War.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 11/3/2011

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersWashington's Route Marker - Sudbury, MA

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A marker outside Howe Tavern, a.k.a. the Wayside Inn in Sudbury.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/29/2011

last visited: 10/14/2013

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