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

The First Muster

 
 
The First Muster Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 16, 2009
1. The First Muster Marker
Inscription.
On this common,
the East Regiment,
Massachusetts Militia, held
its first muster. This event
marked the beginning of
the National Guard of the U.S.

Salem
1637

Donated by
the Rotary Club of Salem
May 4, 2002

 
Erected 2002 by Rotary Club of Salem.
 
Location. 42° 31.441′ N, 70° 53.367′ W. Marker is in Salem, Massachusetts, in Essex County. Marker can be reached from Washington Square West, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is located on the Salem Common. 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 (within shouting distance of this marker); Roger Conant (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Narbonne House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Immaculate Conception Parish War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Essex County Armed Services Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Home of Nathaniel H. Felt (approx. 0.2 miles away); Saint Peter's Episcopal Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Brookhouse Home for Aged Women (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Salem.
 
Categories. Colonial Era
 
Marker on the Salem Common Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 16, 2009
2. Marker on the Salem Common
The First Muster Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 16, 2009
3. The First Muster Marker
Marker can be seen in this photo at the base of the flagpole on the Salem Common.
The First Muster Picture from the Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 16, 2009
4. The First Muster Picture from the Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,186 times since then and 75 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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