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Concord in Middlesex County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Jethro’s Tree

1630 - 1930

 
 
Jethro’s Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 17, 2009
1. Jethro’s Tree Marker
Inscription. Near this spot stood the ancient oak known as Jethro’s Tree beneath which Major Simon Willard and his associates bought from the Indians the “6 myles of land square” ordered by the General Court for the Plantation of Concord September 12, 1635.
 
Erected 1930 by Massachusetts Bay Colony Tercentenary Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Massachusetts Bay Colony—Tercentenary Commission Markers marker series.
 
Location. 42° 27.627′ N, 71° 20.955′ W. Marker is in Concord, Massachusetts, in Middlesex County. Marker is at the intersection of Monument Sq (Massachusetts Route 62) and Main Street, on the right when traveling south on Monument Sq. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Concord MA 01742, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Milldam (a few steps from this marker); Henry David Thoreau (within shouting distance of this marker); The Millpond (within shouting distance of this marker); The Wright Tavern (within shouting distance of this marker); On this Hill (within shouting distance
Concord Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 17, 2009
2. Concord Marker
of this marker); First Town House (within shouting distance of this marker); Roger Brown (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The First Provincial Congress (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Concord.
 
Also see . . .  Historical markers erected by Massachusetts Bay Colony. Original 1930 publication by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts of Tercentenary Commission Markers, commemorating the three hundredth anniversary of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. (Submitted on November 17, 2009, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,840 times since then and 258 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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