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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 MarkersSt. Mary, Mother of the Church History- Lee, MA

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The Italianate style St. Mary, Mother of the Church is a Roman Catholic Church located at 140 Main Street in Lee, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/25/2021

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersBirthplace of Horace Mann - Franklin MA

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Monument is 5'5'' tall, 5' wide and about 16" thick, made of granite, with a bronze plaque. It was erected by the citizens of Franklin, dedicated on May 4, 1929.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/29/2021

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersSite of Upton's First Meeting House - Upton MA

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Located on Grove St near it's intersection with Mendon St.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/6/2021

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical Markers48 ML to Boston 1771 B.W. - Sutton MA

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Considering its age, the marker is in remarkable condition. Don't drive too fast our you will miss it. I did 3 times.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/2/2021

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersGeneral Rufus Putnam Monument - Sutton MA

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The monument marks the site of the home where General Rufus Putnam was born.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/2/2021

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersThe Wooden Barracks - Rutland MA

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Located on Barrack Hill Rd, near its intersection with Charnock Hill Rd.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/2/2021

last visited: never

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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: 10/23/2021

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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: 10/23/2021

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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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