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Lowell in Middlesex County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Wannalancet

1630 - 1930

 
 
Wannalancet Marker image. Click for full size.
By Russell C. Bixby, May 9, 2011
1. Wannalancet Marker
Inscription. On Wickasee Island (now Tyngs Island) in the Merrimac dwelt Wannalancet, last sachem of the Pennacook Confederacy, and like his father Passaconway, a faithful friend to the English.
 
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° 39.313′ N, 71° 23.685′ W. Marker is in Lowell, Massachusetts, in Middlesex County. Marker is at the intersection of Pawtucket Blvd and Island Road on Pawtucket Blvd. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tyngsboro MA 01879, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mansion House (approx. ¾ mile away); Chelmsford (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Great Gate (approx. 3.4 miles away); Dunstable (approx. 3.4 miles away); "Francis’ Folly" (approx. 3.4 miles away); Keepers of the Gate (approx. 4 miles away); Stele for the Merrimack (approx. 4.1 miles away); The Worker (approx. 4.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Lowell.
 
More about this marker. Marker is located at the corner of Pawtucket Blvd. & Island Road in Tyngsboro, MA.
 
Also see . . .  Historical markers erected by Massachusetts Bay Colony. (Submitted on May 9, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts.)
 
Additional comments.
1. Location of marker
The Massachusetts Tercentenary Commission in 1930 listed this marker as being located in Lowell, MA, while the actual location is just over the city line in in Tygsboro, MA.
    — Submitted May 9, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts.

 
Categories. Colonial EraNative AmericansSettlements & SettlersWar, French and Indian
 
 
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