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Salem in Essex County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Roger Conant

Born 1592 – Died 1679

 

—The First Settler of Salem, 1626 —

 
Roger Conant Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 16, 2009
1. Roger Conant Marker
Inscription. “I was a means, through grace assisting me, to stop the flight of those few that then were here with me, and that by my utter denial to go away with them, who would have gone either for England, or mostly for Virginia.”
 
Location. 42° 31.405′ N, 70° 53.454′ W. Marker is in Salem, Massachusetts, in Essex County. Marker is at the intersection of Washington Square North and Brown Street, on the left when traveling south on Washington Square North. Click for map. The marker is located across the street fom the Salem Common, in front of the Salem Witch Museum. Marker is in this post office area: Salem MA 01970, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. War Memorial Honor Roll (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The First Muster (about 400 feet away); Essex County Armed Services Memorial (about 500 feet away); Saint Peter's Episcopal Church (about 600 feet away); Immaculate Conception Parish War Memorial (about 700 feet away); Home of Nathaniel H. Felt (about 800 feet away); Peabody Museum of Salem (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Salem Witch Trials Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Salem.
 
Also see . . .  Salem's Founder.
Roger Conant Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 16, 2009
2. Roger Conant Marker
A short biography of Roger Conant from the Salem, Massachusetts City Guide website. (Submitted on April 16, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraNotable Persons
 
Roger Conant Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 16, 2009
3. Roger Conant Marker
The marker and statue of Roger Conant is located in front of the Salem Witch Museum.
Closeup of Roger Conant Statue Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 16, 2009
4. Closeup of Roger Conant Statue
Sculptor's Mark Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 16, 2009
5. Sculptor's Mark
Copyrighted by Henry H. Kitson
Sculptor 1911
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,595 times since then and 62 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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