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

Williams-Barker House

1630 - 1930

 
 
Williams-Barker House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Russell C. Bixby, September 9, 2011
1. Williams-Barker House Marker
Inscription. A portion of the house built by John Williams in 1634 is incorporated in the present house. It was a "garrison" or place of refuge and defense during King Philip's War.
 
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° 12.211′ N, 70° 43.6′ W. Marker is in Scituate, Massachusetts, in Plymouth County. Marker is on Barker Road 0.1 miles north of Brookline Road, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is located at 21 Barker Road outside the Barker Tavern. Marker is in this post office area: Scituate MA 02066, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Scituate Lighthouse (approx. half a mile away); The Italian Freighter Etrusco (approx. 0.6 miles away); “Donít Give Up The Ship” (approx. 0.6 miles away); Satuit Brook (approx. ĺ mile away); Men of Kent Cemetery (approx. one mile away); First Meeting House
Barker House Tavern- Scituate, Massachusetts image. Click for full size.
By Russell C. Bixby, September 9, 2011
2. Barker House Tavern- Scituate, Massachusetts
(approx. one mile away); Site of the First Church (approx. one mile away); First Training Field (approx. 1.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Scituate.
 
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. Scituate Historical Society. The purpose of the society is to promote the study of local history and to preserve the antiquities of Scituate and those municipalities that were anciently a part of our town. Our membership is open to all. (Submitted on September 10, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraForts, Castles
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 515 times since then and 7 times this year. Last updated on , by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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