Near Scituate in Plymouth County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
The Italian Freighter Etrusco
Placed by the Cedar Point Association on the 30th anniversary of grounding and the 350th year of Scituate's incorporation.
Erected 1986 by the Cedar Point Association.
Location. 42° 12.286′ N, 70° 42.949′ W. Marker is near Scituate, Massachusetts, in Plymouth County. Marker can be reached from Lighthouse Road. Click for map. Marker is mounted on the northeast side of the Old Scituate Lighthouse, located at Cedar Point, on the north side of the entrance to Scituate harbor and 20 miles southeast of Boston, Massachusetts. Marker is in this post office area: Scituate MA 02066, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. “Donít Give Up The Ship” (here, next to this marker); Old Scituate Lighthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Williams-Barker House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Satuit Brook (approx. one mile away); Men of Kent Cemetery (approx. 1.3 miles First Meeting House (approx. 1.3 miles away); Site of the First Church (approx. 1.3 miles away); First Training Field (approx. 1.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Scituate.
Also see . . . New England Lighthouses: A Virtual Guide - Scituate Light. A photograph and account of the grounded ship Etrusco. (Submitted on October 21, 2009, by Roger W. Sinnott of Chelmsford, Massachusetts.)
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