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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 MarkersAmesbury and Salisbury Mills Historic District Walking Tour

in Massachusetts Historical Markers

In a nice walkway along the Powwow River in the center of Amesbury and surrounded by the old brick mills, there are a set of signs that highlight features and history there.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/1/2008

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersMacy-Colby House

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The original house built in 1654 was torn down around 1712 and by 1745 the present day saltbox-style house had been built by Obadiah Colby. The house remained in the Colby family for nine generations.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MrsMcFly

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/25/2009

last visited: 11/2/2020

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersBirthplace of the United States Coast Guard - Newburyport, MA

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A granite marker, buoy and bell in Waterfront Promenade Park near the harbor in Newburyport mark the site of the launch of the first Coast Guard Vessel.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/4/2011

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersWatts' Cellar

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Marker located on Merrimac Street in downtown Newburyport, MA

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MrsMcFly

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/25/2009

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersSusanna North Martin Homestead

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Rock noting spot of Susanna Martin's house.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ScuffyJ

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/10/2013

last visited: 8/7/2019

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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 MarkersLanding Place of First Settlers - Newbury MA

in Massachusetts Historical Markers

Located on High St in Newbury near intersection with Newman Rd

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/27/2011

last visited: 3/26/2019

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersStraitsmouth Island - Rockport, Massachusetts

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The "Straitsmouth Island" historical marker is at the northeast end of Bearskin Neck where the rocky jetty heads east in Rockport, Massachusetts. Information about the series of its three lighthouses is featured.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 401Photos

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/12/2022

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersCongregational Church Bell Tower Post - Rockport, Massachusetts

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A bell tower timber post that survived a British canon attack in 1814 is incorporated as a support for a building at 9 Bearskin Neck in Rockport, Massachusetts.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 401Photos

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/12/2022

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersTown Wharves [Rockport]

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A weatherbeaten sign on T Wharf in Rockport.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Shorelander

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/2/2007

last visited: 4/29/2007

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersBear Skin Neck

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Bear Skin Neck, Rockport MA

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cache_test_dummies

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 3/11/2006

last visited: 8/10/2022

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersOld First Parish Burying Ground

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Old First Parish Burying Ground Marker, Rockport MA

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cache_test_dummies

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 3/11/2006

last visited: 8/12/2022

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersThe First Settlers of Sandy Bay - Rockport, MA

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This bronze plaque is mounted an a granite rock on the grounds of the First Congregational Church in Rockport, Massachusetts.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/26/2014

last visited: 8/10/2022

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersMeetinghouse Bell at First Congregational Church - Rockport, Massachusetts

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Second of three bells to peal from the First Congregational Church over Rockport, Massachusetts, since 1755, this 1876 bell served the town for 135 years when it was replaced in 2017. It is on display at the northeast corner of the church property.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 401Photos

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 1/28/2023

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersBenjamin Tarr House - Rockport, MA

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This historic home is located on South street in the scenic coastal town of Rockport on Cape Ann.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/20/2014

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersFirst Settler

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Marker near the location of the home of the first settler in Rockport, MA

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cache_test_dummies

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 3/11/2006

last visited: 2/21/2009

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersRowley Burial Ground - Rowley MA

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Located on Main Street next to the Town Hall.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 6/15/2010

last visited: 7/18/2017

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersJames Babson Farm - Rockport, MA

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This small building, a former cooperage, is one of the oldest buildings in Rockport, Massachusetts. The historic marker is a bronze plaque mounted on a granite boulder, giving a brief history of the farm.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 12/21/2014

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersRevolution of 1689 - Ipswich MA

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Located on Main Street by the Ipswich Library

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 6/15/2010

last visited: 11/10/2015

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersPentucket - Haverhill

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This historical marker notes the location of the signing of an important deed.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cache_test_dummies

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 3/25/2010

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersWhite's Corner [Haverhill]

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White's Corner, at the intersection of Main, Merrimack and Water Streets (Rte 125 and 113).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/2/2006

last visited: 5/10/2015

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersAgawam - Ipswich Marker - Ipswich, MA

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An historical marker concerning the early residents of Ipswich.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/18/2011

last visited: 12/1/2015

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersStage Fort Fisherman's Field

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A difficult-to-read but very cool-looking marker at Stage Fort Park commemorating early defenses in Massachusetts.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Shorelander

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/2/2006

last visited: 9/3/2018

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersSettlement of Cape Ann

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Marker dedicated to the early settlers of Cape Ann, in Gloucester MA

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cache_test_dummies

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 3/11/2006

last visited: 9/7/2009

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersConant House - Beverly, MA

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Roger Conant was a prudent and religious man who led the old planters from Gloucester to Salem in 1626, and held them together until the Bay Colony was founded. This house was built on land given by him to his son Exercise Conant in 1666.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/25/2007

last visited: never

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