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

Agawam - Ipswich

1630 - 1930

 
 
Agawam - Ipswich Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Tiernan, September 23, 2011
1. Agawam - Ipswich Marker
Inscription.
Among the founders and early residents of Ipswich - 1630 - were John Winthrop, Junior, scientist and industrial pioneer; Nathaniel Ward, lawmaker and wit; Richard Bellingham and Richard Saltonstall, magistrates who defended popular rights; Simon Bradstreet and his wife Anne, who wrote poetry of enduring beauty.
 
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° 40.459′ N, 70° 50.152′ W. Marker is in Ipswich, Massachusetts, in Essex County. Marker is at the intersection of Country Road (Massachusetts Route 133) and Ward Street, on the right when traveling north on Country Road. Click for map. The marker is on an island in the middle of "Ward Street" right at the mouth connecting it to Country Road. Marker is at or near this postal address: 86 Country Road, Ipswich MA 01938, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ipswich Massachusetts Village Green Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ipswich Massachusetts War Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Revolution of 1689
Agawam - Ipswich Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Tiernan, September 23, 2011
2. Agawam - Ipswich Marker
The marker can be seen to the left of the telephone pole and above the pale rock in the center of this photo.
(approx. half a mile away); Pillow Lace (approx. 0.7 miles away); Masconomet Sagamore of the Agawams (approx. 3.1 miles away); John Wise House (approx. 3.3 miles away); Rowley Burial Ground (approx. 3.6 miles away); Rowley Massachusetts World War I Honor Roll (approx. 3.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Ipswich.
 
Also see . . .  Historical Markers Erected by Massachusetts Bay Colony Tercentenary Commission (1930). 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 PlacesSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Tiernan of Danvers, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 601 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. 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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