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

Conant House

1630 - 1930

 
 
Conant House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Tiernan, September 19, 2011
1. Conant House Marker
Inscription. Roger Conant was a prudent and religious man who led the old planters from Gloucester to Salem in 1626, and held them together until the Bay Colony was founded. This house was built on land given by him to his son Exercise Conant in 1666
 
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° 34.531′ N, 70° 53.75′ W. Marker is in Beverly, Massachusetts, in Essex County. Marker is on Cabot Street, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. The house is a private residence. Marker is at or near this postal address: 634 Cabot Street, Beverly MA 01915, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Planters Path to their Landing Place (approx. 0.8 miles away); Roger Conant (approx. 0.8 miles away); Balch House (approx. 1.1 miles away); Wenham Lake (approx. 1.3 miles away); This Stone Marks the Site of Peter Hill (approx. 1.4 miles away); Beverly Vietnam War Memorial
Conant House Marker approach view image. Click for full size.
By Michael Tiernan, September 19, 2011
2. Conant House Marker approach view
(approx. 2 miles away); Beverly World War II Memorial (approx. 2 miles away); The Memorial Bell (approx. 2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Beverly.
 
Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia entry for the "Exercise Conant House". This link also indicates that this property might be on the National Register of Historic Places. I will research this in the future. (Submitted on September 19, 2011, by Michael Tiernan of Danvers, Massachusetts.) 

2. Original 1930 publication by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts of Tercentenary Commission Markers. Original 1930 publication by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts of Tercentenary Commission Markers, commemorating the three hundredth anniversary of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. (Submitted on September 29, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts.) 
 
Additional keywords. Massachusetts Bay Colony Tercentenary Commission
 
Categories. Colonial EraNotable BuildingsSettlements & Settlers
 
Conant House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Tiernan, September 19, 2011
3. Conant House Marker
Looking north on Cabot Street
Conant House image. Click for full size.
By Michael Tiernan, September 19, 2011
4. Conant House
Conant House image. Click for full size.
By Michael Tiernan, September 19, 2011
5. Conant House
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Tiernan of Danvers, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 614 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Michael Tiernan of Danvers, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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