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

Rowley Burial Ground

1630 - 1930

 
 
Rowley Burial Ground Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Tiernan, October 6, 2011
1. Rowley Burial Ground Marker
Inscription. The burial ground set apartat the settlement of the town of Rowley in 1639. Here are buried Ezekiel Rogers, Samuel Phillips, Samuel Shepard, Edward Payson andJedediah Jewett, the earliest ministers of the town, and nearly all the original settlers.
 
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° 42.867′ N, 70° 52.828′ W. Marker is in Rowley, Massachusetts, in Essex County. Marker is on Main Street (Alternate Massachusetts Route 1), on the right when traveling north. Click for map. This marker is located on the main road right in front of the burial ground itself which is immediately before the Rowley Town Hall. Marker is at or near this postal address: 117 Main Street, Rowley MA 01969, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rowley Massachusetts World War II Honor Roll (within shouting distance of this marker); Rowley Massachusetts Korean War Honor Roll Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Rowley Massachusetts Viet Nam Honor Roll Memorial
Rowley Burial Ground. image. Click for full size.
By Michael Tiernan, October 6, 2011
2. Rowley Burial Ground.
This view is from the corner of Summer Street & Main Street.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Rowley Massachusetts Revolutionary War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Rowley Massachusetts World War I Honor Roll (within shouting distance of this marker); Rowley Massachusetts Civil War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); First Fulling Mill (approx. 2 miles away); Newbury (approx. 2.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Rowley.
 
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 October 7, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts.) 
 
Additional keywords. Massachusetts Bay Colony-Tercentenary Commission
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesColonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
Rowley Burial Ground entrance. image. Click for full size.
By Michael Tiernan, October 6, 2011
3. Rowley Burial Ground entrance.
View of the approach to the Rowley Burial Ground. image. Click for full size.
By Michael Tiernan, October 6, 2011
4. View of the approach to the Rowley Burial Ground.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Tiernan of Danvers, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 596 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. 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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