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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 MarkersOld Indian Mortar Monument - Leominster, MA

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The mortar which was found in the woods in 1880 is one of the few artifacts existing today related to the Indian history of Leominster.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 11/29/2020

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersGreat Barrington's First Meeting House - Great Barrington, MA, USA

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The first Meeting House in the town of Great Barrington was erected in 1742.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Lightnin Bug

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 11/29/2020

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersThe Johnson Massacre - Oxford MA

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Easily missed while driving down Main Street. About 1.2 miles from the intersection of Main St and Sutton Ave heading south

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/27/2020

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersOld Maanexit Ford - Oxford MA

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The marker is located right before the bridge and if heading southwest on Harwood St there is a pull off that one can park.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/27/2020

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersOld Scituate Lighthouse - Scituate MA

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During the year 1810 the U. S. Congress voted [$]4000 to build a lighthouse at Scituate harbor. During the War of 1812 Abigail and Rebecca Bates, prevented a British naval force from sacking the town by playing a fife and beating a drum.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/5/2020

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersThe Italian Freighter Etrusco - Scituate MA

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The Italian freighter Etrusco, a 7000 ton liberty ship, grounded here March 16, 1956, in a northeast blizzard. All hands safe. Refloated November 22, 1956.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/5/2020

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersAngle Tree Stone - Plainville MA

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The Angle Tree Stone is a historic boundary marker astride the border of North Attleboro, Massachusetts and Plainville, Massachusetts. The slate marker was built in 1790.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 6/5/2020

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersKilling of Nathaniel Dickinson and Asahel Burt - Northfield, MA

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A roadside marker notes the spot where Nathaniel Dickinson and Asahel Burt were killed by Indians. It is located on the east side of Route 10 in Northfield, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 6/5/2020

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersPeace Party House - Pittsfield, MA

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An historical marker identifies the site of the home of John Chandler Williams where a festive peace party was held to celebrate the end of the American Revolutionary War. It is located on the corner of East and South Streets in Pittsfield, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/7/2019

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersUncle Sam Plaza historical marker - Arlington, Massachusetts

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A Massachusetts historical plaque at Uncle Sam Plaza in Arlington Center tells of Samuel Wilson, the actual person on whom this United States mascot is based.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 401Photos

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/27/2019

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersCook's Bridge - Newton Upper Falls, Massachusetts

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A Massachusetts historical marker can be visited on Cook's Bridge along Elliot Street in the village of Newton Upper Falls.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 401Photos

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/22/2019

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersTown of Needham - Needham, Massachusetts

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This Massachusetts historical marker presents a brief overview about the formation of Needham, Massachusetts between 1635 and 1881. The plaque can be found immediately west of Cook's Bridge where Central Avenue becomes Elliot Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 401Photos

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/22/2019

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersTripe Hill-Central Square and Green - Randolph, MA

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This park in Randolph Center is the site of an incident during King Philip's War, a muster of the local minuteman militia for the Battle of Lexington and Concord, and several taverns and inns.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/16/2019

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersOld Meeting House Common - Walpole, MA

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This cross marks the location of the first meetinghouses of Walpole.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 2/15/2019

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersThe Steeple Bell - Concord, MA

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The bell in front of the church for the First Parish in Concord survived a fire that burned down the previous meeting house.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 12/23/2018

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersThe Old Town Church - Newbury, MA

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The marker is for the church behind it, which is the First Parish of Newbury.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/19/2018

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersCharlestown-Watertown Path - Cambridge, MA

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This pair of signs have reliefs containing a scene of the intersection in front of you and a 3-D map of the Back Bay region surrounded by Boston, Roxbury, Cambridge, and Charlestown.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/19/2018

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersWaterhouse House - Cambridge, MA

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Gideon Frost built this home in 1753, and lived in by Benjamin Waterhouse, who was the first professor of medicine at Harvard College.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/24/2018

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersThree Centuries of Use - Historic Marker - Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

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This Historic Marker titled - Three Centuries of Use & Transformation - is located in Winthrop Park near the Civil War Memorial in turn overlooked by the Bunker Hill Monument, Charlestown, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/4/2018

last visited: 5/1/2018

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersBreed's Hill - Historic Marker - Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

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Breed's Hill - AKA - The site of the Battle of Bunker Hill. This marker is near the entrance to the Bunker Hill Monument in Boston National Historical Park, Charlestown, Boston, USA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/4/2018

last visited: 5/1/2018

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersDry Dock 1 - Historic Marker - Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

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Dry Dock 1 - Historic Marker - stands directly center of the dockside entrance to Dry Dock number 1. Located in the Charlestown naval Dockyard, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/26/2018

last visited: 9/24/2018

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersMassachusetts Gate - Historic Marker - Boston, Massachusetts,

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Massachusetts Gate Marker - Is located at the southern entrance steps to the Bunker Hill Monument of Boston National Historical Park. Standing at the end of the Freedom Trail, Breed's Hill, Charlestown, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/26/2018

last visited: 9/12/2005

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersThe Freedom Trail - Historic Marker - Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

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This Freedom Trail Marker is at the "end" of the Freedom Trail, at Breed's Hill the site of of te Battle of Bunker Hill, & Monument. Located in Charleston, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/26/2018

last visited: 9/23/2018

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersYou Are Now My Enemy - Historic Marker - Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

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Historical Marker title - You are now my enemy and I am yours... Benjamin Franklin. Marker located on Breed's Hill, near the Battle of Bunker Hill monument, alongside the Freedom Trail, Charlestown, Boston, USA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/26/2018

last visited: 4/1/2018

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersThe Decisive Day Has Come - Historic Marker - Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

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The Decisive Day has come on which the fate of America depends... Abigail Adams - Historic Marker - Located on Breeds Hill, near the Battle of Bunker Hill monument, Charlestown, Boston, USA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/26/2018

last visited: 4/1/2018

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