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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 MarkersBolton Public Library - Bolton, MA

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The cornerstone to the building for the Bolton Public Library was laid on Wednesday, the 17th of June in 1903, and continues today - modified - as the town's library.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/30/2015

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersPond Park - Bolton, MA

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There is a sign at this location that explains that the sedimented pond and stone lined channels were once where water mills operated in the center of Bolton.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/30/2015

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersJosiah Whitcomb Garrison House - Bolton, MA

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This small ruin at the corner of Sugar Road and Golden Run Road is of a house that dated back to 1680.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/30/2015

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersHistory of Boston - 1600-2000 - Rose Kennedy Greenway - Boston, MA

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The Rose Kennedy Greenway has this time line that stretches for about 100 feet, with the Boston skyline in the background.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/30/2015

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersPlummers Landing - Northbridge MA

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Located at the canal lock and landing point for the Blackstone Canal

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/20/2015

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersWelcome to South Sutton - Sutton MA

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Located at the intersection of Whitins Rd and Hough Rd in Sutton MA

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/2/2015

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersGeneral Ward Headquarters - Cambridge, MA

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Artemas Ward was an American major general in the American Revolutionary War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/11/2015

last visited: 6/30/2010

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersBirthplace of American Foreign Missions - Williamstown, MA

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The Haystack Monument and a accompanying sign mark the Birthplace of American Foreign Missions on the campus of Williams College in Williamstown, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/5/2015

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersStow - Stow, MA

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Stow's original name was Pompositticut - guess they changed it because no one could spell it.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 1/17/2015

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersJames Babson Farm - Rockport, MA

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This small building, a former cooperage, is one of the oldest buildings in Rockport, Massachusetts. The historic marker is a bronze plaque mounted on a granite boulder, giving a brief history of the farm.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 12/21/2014

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersMerrill's Wharf - New Bedford, MA

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Merrill's Wharf was a busy part of New Bedford's whaling industry.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 12/11/2014

last visited: 7/10/2010

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersFort Phoenix - Fairhaven, MA

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Fort Phoenix is located on Beacon at Fort St, Fairhaven, MA. There are several historic markers to in about the Fort.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 11/7/2014

last visited: 9/4/2014

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersFort Phoenix - Fairhaven, MA

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This plaque is mounted to a large stone at Fort Phoenix, located on Beacon at Fort St, Fairhaven, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 11/7/2014

last visited: 9/4/2014

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersFort Phoenix - Green St, Fairhaven, MA

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Fort Phoenix built for harbor defense in 1775 destroyed by the British September 6, 1778. Located at Fort Phoenix on Green St, Fairhaven, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 11/7/2014

last visited: 9/4/2014

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersFort Phoenix - Green St, Fairhaven, MA

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The shape and dimensions of the parapet are irregular, following the contours of the promontory, or high rock outcrop overlooking the harbor, on which it is built. Located at the old fort on Green St in Fairhaven, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 11/7/2014

last visited: 9/4/2014

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersThe Earthen Works Fort - Fort Taber Park - New Bedford, MA

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On this site stood an earthen works fort. The exact location of the Fort is known because of the detailed drawing (right) which was rendered by Capt. Henry Martyn Robert. Located at Fort Taber Park on S Rodney French Blvd, New Bedford, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 11/7/2014

last visited: 9/4/2014

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersDefending a rich target - Fort Taber Park - New Bedford, MA

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In 1840, the Army board of engineers met in Boston to plan a defense of the Atlantic Coast. Located at Fort Taber Park on S Rodney French Blvd, New Bedford, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 11/7/2014

last visited: 9/4/2014

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersThe East Batteries - Fort Taber Park - New Bedford, MA

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These batteries are examples of the Endicott Taft Era (1899-1916) coastal defense installations. Located at Fort Taber Park on S Rodney French Blvd, New Bedford, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 11/7/2014

last visited: 9/4/2014

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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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 11/7/2014

last visited: 9/3/2014

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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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 11/7/2014

last visited: 9/3/2014

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