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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 MarkersFirst Casualties of the King Phillip's War - Springfield, MA

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Lieutenant Thomas Cooper and Constable Thomas Miller were the first casualties of the King Phillip's War in Springfield.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/13/2011

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersHatfield - Hatfield, MA

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Marker on Elm Street in Hatfield, Massachusetts

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Go Boilers!

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/27/2011

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersParsons Tavern Location - Springfield, MA

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George Washington stayed overnight at Parsons Tavern twice.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/21/2011

last visited: 8/7/2013

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersShays' Rebellion - Springfield, MA

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Shays' Rebellion, 1786–87, was an armed insurrection by farmers in Western Massachusetts against the government.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/21/2011

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersBirthplace of the United States Coast Guard - Newburyport, MA

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A granite marker, buoy and bell in Waterfront Promenade Park near the harbor in Newburyport mark the site of the launch of the first Coast Guard Vessel.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/4/2011

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersEunice Williams - Greenfield, MA

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Eunice Williams - victim of the Deefield Massacre.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/30/2011

last visited: 5/12/2012

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersHolyoke Heritage State Park Kiosk - Holyoke, MA

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This marker provides a short history of the industry that used to be active along the canal, here, and the Visitors' Center nearby presents the story in a little more detail.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/25/2011

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersHalfway Area Historical Sign, Mt. Holyoke - Hadley, MA

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This sign is located at the halfway area, along the mountain road to the summit of Mt. Holyoke, is next to an open shed and explains that this was part of an old funicular that went to the hotel at the summit.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/25/2011

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersFort Sewall - Marblehead, MA

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Fort Sewall marker is on Front St and Fort Sewall Terrace.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/25/2011

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersGeorge Washington Memorial Highway - West Springfield, MA

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Plaque on Memorial Avenue marks the George Washington Memorial Highway.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/15/2011

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersGeorge Washington Memorial Highway - Agawam, MA

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Plaque on Main and Federal Streets marks the George Washington Memorial Highway.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/15/2011

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersFort Gilbert - West Brookfield MA

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Located on North Main St near it's intersection with Sheldon Dr in West Brookfield

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/15/2011

last visited: 5/28/2011

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersMain Arsenal - Springfield Armory - Springfield, MA

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This sign is located next to one of the buildings of the Springfield Armory states the importance of this building to the city and tries to explain the difference between Armory and Arsenal.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/10/2011

last visited: 9/1/2014

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersCity Hall Plaza - Boston, MA

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This sign in a kiosk by Boston's City Hall describes City Hall Plaza and includes the history all the way back to when the area was known as Scollay Square.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/9/2011

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersFirst Meeting House - Mendon MA

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Located at the intersection of Milford St (Rt16) and Main St in Mendon MA

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/9/2011

last visited: 5/22/2011

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersFirst Towne House of Attleborough - Attleboro, MA

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At this intersection in a residential area is a plaque that marks the location of the first towne house for the city of Attleboro.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 6/19/2011

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersREDEMPTION ROCK

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It was here in April of 1676 that King Philip’s War hostage Mary White Rowlandson was released from Indian captivity.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Ganuman

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/27/2011

last visited: 6/12/2012

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersLanding Place of First Settlers - Newbury MA

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Located on High St in Newbury near intersection with Newman Rd

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/27/2011

last visited: 7/17/2010

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersIndian Hill - Brimfield MA

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Located at Sturbridge Rd and N Main St in Brimfield

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/27/2011

last visited: 7/5/2010

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersKing Phillips Hill

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King Phillips Hill

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member HuckleHill33

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/24/2011

last visited: 4/24/2011

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersSite of First Meeting House - Becket, MA

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This historical marker identifies the location of the First Meeting House in Becket, Massachusetts.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 11/21/2010

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersThe Rockwell Road to Greylock

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This historical marker about the Rockwell Road to Greylock is located at the beginning of the road that winds its way up to Mount Greylock, the highest point in Massachusetts at 3,491 feet above sea level.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 11/21/2010

last visited: 7/11/2014

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersMillstone - Montague, MA

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A plaque about the millstone from the first colonial grist mill in Montague, Massachusetts.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 11/21/2010

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersWashington Becomes A Commander

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A simple marker recounting a momentous bit of American history.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Shorelander

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/23/2010

last visited: 7/20/2008

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersSecond Massachusetts Infantry 1861-1865 - Boston, MA

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At this location, the 2nd Massachusetts Infantry trained at Fort Andrew and left for the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/20/2010

last visited: never

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