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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 MarkersSite of Early Meetinghouse - Newton, MA

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The first meetinghouse for the city now known as Newton was built where the burial ground at this corner now covers, and buried there are some of Newton's early settlers, including Rev. John Eliot, Jr.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 12/22/2012

last visited: never

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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 MarkersWashington Passed This Place

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Washington went past here.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Shorelander

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/10/2006

last visited: 4/10/2006

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersGeneral Henry Knox Passed Through Here - Watertown

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Number 26 of 26 Knox markers in Massachusetts.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/2/2009

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.

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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.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/22/2019

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersSamuel Sparhawk House

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Site of a home in which a patriot died.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Shorelander

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 12/14/2007

last visited: 12/13/2007

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersThe Packard Building

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A former car dealership at Packard's Corner.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Shorelander

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/9/2006

last visited: 5/9/2006

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersHoward Clock Building

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The building, still standing, once was the factory for, first, the United States Watch Company, then the E. Howard Clock Co. Though less known compared to the Waltham Watch Co., these companies helped Waltham earn its nickname, "Watch City."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/28/2007

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersThe S. S. Pierce Building

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A historic building at Brookline's Coolidge Corner.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Shorelander

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/2/2007

last visited: 10/20/2009

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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.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/20/2010

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersRoberts Paper Mill

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This location, near the Stony Brook dam, was where a lot of mill activity took place, including a paper mill that was the first to manufacture tarred paper for building purposes, and asbestos paper.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/2/2007

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersGeneral Henry Knox Passed Through Here - Waltham

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One in a series of stones that mark the likely route that General Henry Knox, soldiers, and tired oxen took to drag cannons from Ft. Ticonderoga to Cambridge.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/28/2007

last visited: 8/13/2009

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersSite of Braves Field

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Home from 1915 to 1952 of the Boston Braves.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Shorelander

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/9/2006

last visited: 5/9/2006

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersHooper-Lee-Nichols House

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This house, one of the oldest in Cambridge, is the headquarters and museum of the Cambridge Historical Society.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/28/2007

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersCommonwealth Armory

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Site of a former armory and, subsequently, gymnasium.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Shorelander

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/9/2006

last visited: 5/9/2006

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersMonestary of Saint John the Evangelist

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The monestary of the Society of Saint John the Evangelist, the oldest Anglican monastic community for men, was built in 1936 and overlooks the Charles River along Memorial Drive.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/28/2007

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersTory Row - Cambridge, MA

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Along Brattle Street were houses of merchants who were usually loyal to the crown and had vacated their houses during the Revolutionary War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 12/10/2009

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersFort Number 1

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Former location of a Revolution-era fortification.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Shorelander

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/1/2006

last visited: 10/5/2011

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersJamaica Pond - Boston, MA

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Jamaica Pond, a glacial kettle pond, was used for ice harvesting as well as farming and recreational use, and is now part of the 'Emerald Necklace' network of Olmsted designed parks.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/5/2009

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersThe Founding of Newtowne - Cambridge, MA

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This sign provides a detailed account of how Cambridge - originally named - "Newtowne" - was settled.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 12/2/2009

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersMarketplace [Cambridge]

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Site of one of the first markets in the Boston area.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Shorelander

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/2/2006

last visited: 11/4/2009

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersProf. John Winthrop

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I bet you didn't know John Winthrop lived next to Tower Records.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Shorelander

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/2/2006

last visited: 11/4/2009

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersThe Theodore Parker Church - Boston, MA

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The Theodore Parker Church is a stone church named after a well known abolitionist and associated with the Transcendental movement of the mid 1800s.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/20/2013

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersBlue Anchor Tavern

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What is now an Urban Outfitters was once much more.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Shorelander

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/2/2006

last visited: 5/2/2006

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