“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Newbury in Essex County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)


1630 - 1930

Newbury Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Tiernan, October 8, 2011
1. Newbury Marker
This is a new replacement marker.
Inscription. Indian region called Quascacunquen, settled 1635 under leadership of the puritan clergyman Thomas Parker
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° 47.808′ N, 70° 52.568′ W. Marker is in Newbury, Massachusetts, in Essex County. Marker is on Newburyport Turnpike (Massachusetts Route 1), on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is south of the traffic circle or roundabout. Marker is in this post office area: Newbury MA 01951, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dalton House (approx. 0.8 miles away); William Lloyd Garrison (approx. one mile away); Watts' Cellar (approx. 1.1 miles away); Coast Guard Bicentennial Marker (approx. 1.2 miles away); Newburyport Sailor's Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away); Edward Rawson (approx. 1.5 miles away); The Large Packet Ship Dreadnought (approx. 1.9 miles away); Approach to Carr's Ferry (approx. 2 miles away).
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 14, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts.) 
Additional comments.
1. Replica Marker
This is a replica marker replacing the cast iron original.
    — Submitted October 26, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts.

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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Tiernan of Danvers, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 460 times since then and 45 times this year. Photo   1. 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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