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

Samuel de Champlain

1630 - 1930

 
 
Samuel de Champlain Marker image. Click for full size.
By Russell C. Bixby, October 21, 2011
1. Samuel de Champlain Marker
Inscription. In September, 1606, Samuel de Champlain landed at Rocky Neck in what is now Gloucester Harbor, to caulk his shallop, and made an accurate chart of the harbor which he called Le Beauport.
 
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° 36.222′ N, 70° 39.279′ W. Marker is in Gloucester, Massachusetts, in Essex County. Marker is on Rocky Neck Avenue, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gloucester MA 01930, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Coast Guard Aviation Monument (approx. 0.9 miles away); Gloucester Spanish American War Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); Ten Pound Island Lighthouse (approx. 0.9 miles away); Gloucester Fishermen's Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); Gloucester Korean – Vietnam Veterans Monument (approx. one mile away); Stacy Esplanade (approx. one mile away); Blynman Bridge (approx. one mile away); Gloucester Fishermen's Wives Memorial (approx. 1.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Gloucester.
 
Also see . . .
1. 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 August 9, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts.) 

2. Cape Ann Historical Association. Doing business as the Cape Ann Historical Museum the Association is the Historical Society for Gloucester, Massachusetts. (Submitted on August 10, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraExploration
 
 
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