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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 MarkersThe First Two-Way Long Distance Telephone Conversation

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This marks the location of the northern terminus of a two-way long distance telephone conversation by Alexander Graham Bell and Thomas G. Watson.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/9/2006

last visited: 7/12/2018

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersDavenport Car Manufactory

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This marks the location of the Davenport Car Factory, which built some of the earliest railroad cars.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/9/2006

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersMason and Hamlin Company

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Blue Oval sign marks the location where Mason and Hamlin once manufactured melodeons, organs, and pianos.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/21/2007

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersKennedy Steam Bakery

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This states that this was the location of the Kennedy Steam Bakery.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/9/2006

last visited: 7/12/2018

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersReel Oven Diagram and Description

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This displays a schematic diagram showing a room with the reel oven within it, and a short description of its use in the Kennedy Bakery.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/8/2006

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersCambridgeport - Cambridge, MA

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Cambridgeport, one of the neighborhoods around Central Square, grew from a small village surrounded by salt marshes to a densely populated area central to the city of Cambridge.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 12/7/2008

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersIn Commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Smoot - Cambridge, MA

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What started as a fraternity pledge task that measured the bridge according to the shortest pledge at 364.4 smoots plus 1 ear, has turned into another legend tied to students at MIT, and is now recognized with a plaque at one end of the bridge.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 6/5/2010

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersF&T Restaurant, 1924-1986

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This marks the location where a popular restaurant in Cambridge was located, near MIT and the Kendall T Station.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/8/2006

last visited: 2/4/2007

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersPatrick H. Raymond - Cambridge, MA

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This marker is part of Cambridge's African-American Heritage Trail signs, and is where Patrick Raymond lived while he was Cambridge's Fire Chief.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 11/28/2008

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersOldest Church in East Cambridge

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The oldest church in East Cambridge, now residences.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/15/2006

last visited: 2/19/2007

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersMiddlesex County Courthouse

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Sign for a beautiful courthouse.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/15/2006

last visited: 2/19/2007

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersQuality Row

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A sign that remarks about the differences between the haves and have nots.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/15/2006

last visited: 2/19/2007

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersSign Marking Where the British Landed in Cambridge

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This granite marker by the Middlesex Courthouse marks where the British landed and started their march to Lexington.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/10/2006

last visited: 2/19/2007

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersMeigs' Experimental Railway

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Meigs' Experimental Railway was important evolution step in subways and monorails.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/10/2006

last visited: 2/19/2007

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersHiram Sands House

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The former home of the Sands family.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Shorelander

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/1/2006

last visited: 5/1/2006

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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 MarkersHere Lived Julia Ward Howe

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As you might expect, this marker calls attention to a building in which Julia Ward Howe lived.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Shorelander

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/6/2006

last visited: 5/6/2006

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersNew England Glass Company

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Glassmaking used to be a big industry in New England. This was the largest.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/10/2006

last visited: 2/19/2007

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersMelusina Fay Peirce

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On an old factory building in a dense part of Cambridge is a sign about Melusina Fay Peirce, who was an early feminist.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/28/2007

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersFenway Studios

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An Arts and Crafts building for artists.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Shorelander

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/20/2006

last visited: 4/20/2006

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersEngine Company 33 and Ladder Company 15

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A Romanesque 19th century firehouse still in use in the Back Bay.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Shorelander

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 2/10/2007

last visited: 7/14/2018

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersThe Lock Gate Houses - Boston, MA

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This sign by the Charles River Basin explains the history of the old and new dam and locks, as well as the Craigie Bridge and viaduct also visible.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/1/2011

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersLouis and Elizabeth Agassiz

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The site of the home of Louis & Elizabeth Agassiz.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Shorelander

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/5/2006

last visited: 4/5/2006

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersSuffolk County Jail - Boston, MA

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The former Suffolk County Jail, also called the Charles Street Jail, is a great granite structure by the Charles Street T Station and two hospitals and was once a state-of-the-art prison.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/11/2009

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersProspect Hill markers

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Several markers atop or near the top of Prospect Hill in Somerville, Massachusetts.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Shorelander

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/4/2008

last visited: 12/6/2010

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