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

Pike Haven Homestead

1630 - 1930

 
 
Pike Haven Homestead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Russell C. Bixby, July 30, 2011
1. Pike Haven Homestead Marker
Inscription. Built in 1693 by Jeremiah Pike. He and his descendants were town and militia officers, yeomen and makers of spinning wheels, in the colonial period. This house has been occupied by the same family for eight generations.
 
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° 18.718′ N, 71° 26.766′ W. Marker is in Framingham, Massachusetts, in Middlesex County. Marker is at the intersection of Belknap Street and Grove Street, on the right when traveling east on Belknap Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Framingham MA 01701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gen. Henry Knox Trail (approx. one mile away); Site of Eames Massacre (approx. 1.8 miles away); Knox Trail (approx. 3.2 miles away); Washington at the Wayside Inn (approx. 3.3 miles away); Hop Brook Mill (approx. 3.8 miles away); Sudbury Fight (approx.
Pike Haven Homestead from Belknap Street image. Click for full size.
By Russell C. Bixby, July 30, 2011
2. Pike Haven Homestead from Belknap Street
3.8 miles away); a different marker also named Gen. Henry Knox Trail (approx. 4.3 miles away); The Goodnow Garrison House (approx. 4.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Framingham.
 
Also see . . .
1. Framingham History Center. Located in the Edgell Memorial Building at 3 Oak Street the Framingham History Center has a collection of over 12,000 items which includes artifacts, photographs, documents and a research library. It focuses on what makes Framingham unique, and on roles that Framingham people have played in regional, national and global events. (Submitted on July 31, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts.) 

2. 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 July 31, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts.) 
 
Additional comments.
1. Location of marker
The Pike Haven Homestead marker is barely visible, surrounded by a growth of small trees; when looking north down Grove Street from the Belknap Street intersection.
    — Submitted July 31, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts.

 
Categories. Colonial EraNotable Buildings
 
 
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