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

Wenham Lake

1630 - 1930

 
 
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By Michael Tiernan, October 26, 2010
1. Wenham Lake Marker
Inscription. Early called the Great Pond. Favorite resort of the indians. Hugh Peter preached on it's shores in 1638
 
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° 35.527′ N, 70° 53.147′ W. Marker is in Wenham, Massachusetts, in Essex County. Click for map. Note. This marker is on the edge of a town's water supply and suspicious looks are common. Marker is in this post office area: Wenham MA 01984, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. This Stone Marks the Site of Peter Hill (approx. mile away); Wenham (approx. 0.9 miles away); Site of Camp Lander (approx. 1.2 miles away); a different marker also named Wenham (approx. 1.2 miles away); Conant House (approx. 1.3 miles away); Roger Conant (approx. 1.8 miles away); Planters Path to their Landing Place (approx. 2 miles away); Balch House (approx. 2.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Wenham.
 
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Wenham Lake Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Tiernan, October 26, 2010
2. Wenham Lake Marker
Marker as seen on the side of the road.
each marker in the order shown.
 
Also see . . .
1. Original 1930 publication by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts of Tercentenary Commission Markers. Original 1930 publication by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts of Tercentenary Commission Markers, commemorating the three hundredth anniversary of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. (Submitted on May 21, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts.) 

2. The Wenham Museum. The Mission of the Wenham Museum is to protect, preserve and interpret the history and culture of Boston's North Shore, domestic life and the artifacts of childhood. (Submitted on June 7, 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 690 times since then and 28 times this year. Last updated on , by Michael Tiernan of Danvers, Massachusetts. 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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