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

Fort Sewall

 
 
Fort Sewall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, September 27, 2010
1. Fort Sewall Marker
Inscription.
Fort Sewall
Marblehead Massachusetts
Marblehead, founded in 1629, has always been a famous seaport – for fishing, foreign trade, boat building, sail making and yachting. Local sailors have been champions in world competitions, the America's Cup and the Olympics. Many had their early training at the world's first junior yacht club, the Pleon (1887). Several yacht clubs are located on both sides of the harbor. There are more than 2, 000 boat moorings along the shores of Marblehead.
 
Location. 42° 30.483′ N, 70° 50.513′ W. Marker is in Marblehead, Massachusetts, in Essex County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Front Street and Fort Sewall Terrace, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Located in Fort Sewall. Marker is in this post office area: Marblehead MA 01945, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gen. Casimir Pulaski (a few steps from this marker); Huzzah! for "Old Ironsides" (a few steps from this marker); Fort Sewall Site Plan (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Fort Sewall (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker
Fort Sewall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, September 27, 2010
2. Fort Sewall Marker
Overlooking Marblehead Harbor
also named Fort Sewall (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Agnes Surriage Well (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bailey's Head (approx. mile away); Old Burial Hill (approx. mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Marblehead.
 
Also see . . .  Pleon Yacht Club. (Submitted on October 5, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesWaterways & Vessels
 
Fort Sewall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, September 27, 2010
3. Fort Sewall Marker
Overlooking Marblehead Harbor. On the left is Marblehead Neck and on the horizon is the connecting sandbar and causeway.
Fort Sewall Marker and Waterfront Houses in Marblehead image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, September 27, 2010
4. Fort Sewall Marker and Waterfront Houses in Marblehead
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 461 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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