Oven Mouth - Westwood, Massachusetts
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N 42° 12.828 W 071° 13.748
19T E 316003 N 4675920
Quick Description: A historical marker near the opening of a cave once used by Native Americans who lived in the area.
Location: Massachusetts, United States
Date Posted: 6/3/2010 10:36:23 AM
Waymark Code: WM8Z5H
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar
Views: 9

Long Description:
This historical marker, located near a rocky outcropping just feet away from busy High Street (Route 109) in Westwood, notes the location of the opening to a former cave. The cave has been mostly filled in with rock debris, and the small opening that remains resembles an oven.

The text of the marker reads:

Oven Mouth
A Native American Landmark
Also known as Devil's Oven
Mouth of a Tunnel
Leading to an Indian cave
Active during the Colonial period of the Massachusetts Bay Colony
Agency Responsible for Placement: Other (Place below)

Agency Responsible for Placement (if not in list above): Town of Westwood

County: Norfolk

City/Town Name: Westwood, MA

Relevant Web Site: [Web Link]

Year Placed: Not listed

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