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Marshfield in Plymouth County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Old Marshfield Training Field

1630 - 1930

 
 
Old Marshfield Training Field Marker image. Click for full size.
By Russell C. Bixby, September 9, 2011
1. Old Marshfield Training Field Marker
Inscription. The Old Marshfield Training Field and Meetinghouse of the First Parish where Daniel Webster attended church. Home of Daniel Webster. Home of Governor Edward Winslow. Historic Winslow House is open to visitors in summer.
 
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° 5.5′ N, 70° 42.602′ W. Marker is in Marshfield, Massachusetts, in Plymouth County. Marker is at the intersection of Ocean Street (Massachusetts Route 139) and Moraine Road (Massachusetts Route 3A), on the left when traveling west on Ocean Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Marshfield MA 02050, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Daniel Webster Tablet (here, next to this marker); America's Oldest Maintained Cemetery (approx. 4.7 miles away); Site of The First Church (approx. 4.8 miles away); Third Cliff (approx. 5.7 miles away); Old Stockbridge Grist Mill
Daniel Webster Monument image. Click for full size.
By Russell C. Bixby, September 9, 2011
2. Daniel Webster Monument
(approx. 6.3 miles away); Site of Stockbridge Mansion (approx. 6.3 miles away); The Old Oaken Bucket (approx. 6.4 miles away); The Brig Independence (approx. 6.5 miles away).
 
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 September 10, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts.) 

2. Historic 1699 Winslow House and Cultural Center. Ancestral home of the founding family of Marshfield and was considered an avant-garde South Shore mansion. Built by Judge Isaac Winslow, grandson of Mayflower passenger and three-time governor of Plymouth Colony Edward Winslow, the house is an example of Marshfield’s historic past. (Submitted on September 11, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts.) 

3. The Daniel Webster Estate and Heritage Center. The Daniel Webster Preservation Trust has the responsibility of operating and maintaining the Historic Daniel Webster Estate and Heritage Center in the seaside town of Marshfield, Massachusetts. Purchased
The First Church of Marshfield Parish House image. Click for full size.
By Russell C. Bixby, September 9, 2011
3. The First Church of Marshfield Parish House
by the Town of Marshfield in 1995, a 10-year restoration brought the estate back to it’s original glory and a new chapter began for this fascinating place of History. (Submitted on September 11, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts.) 
 
Categories. Colonial Era
 
 
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