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Milton in Norfolk County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Indian Trail

1630 - 1930

 
 
Indian Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Russell C. Bixby, August 31, 2011
1. Indian Trail Marker
Inscription. Churchill's Lane. When the Indians sold their land near the mouth of the Neponset River they removed to the territory south of the Blue Hills, which they called Ponkapoag, sweet water.
 
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° 15.869′ N, 71° 3.846′ W. Marker is in Milton, Massachusetts, in Norfolk County. Marker is at the intersection of Adams Street and Churchills Lane, on the right when traveling east on Adams Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Milton MA 02186, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Granite Railway (approx. 1.9 miles away); William Hutchinson's Grant (approx. 2.3 miles away); Boston Civil War Memorial (approx. 2.4 miles away); Boston Spanish American War Memorial (approx. 2.5 miles away); Moswetuset Hummock (approx. 2.6 miles away); Old House (approx. 2.8 miles away); Rear Admiral John Ancrum Winslow Memorial (approx. 2.9 miles away); John Adams (approx. 3 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 August 31, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts.) 

2. Milton Historical Society. The Milton Historical Society is a non-profit organization, founded in 1904 to collect, preserve, publish and exhibit artifacts and records relating to the town of Milton.
There's an article about the Indians of Milton inthe Milton Sampler section. (Submitted on October 15, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraNative Americans
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 428 times since then and 14 times this year. Last updated on , by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts. Photo   1. 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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