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

First Town Center

1630 - 1930

 
 
First Town Center Marker image. Click for full size.
By Russell C. Bixby, August 5, 2011
1. First Town Center Marker
Inscription. Site of first meetinghouse and center of settlement of the Sudbury Plantation, 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° 22.23′ N, 71° 22.166′ W. Marker is in Wayland, Massachusetts, in Middlesex County. Marker is on Old Sudbury Road (Massachusetts Route 27), on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wayland MA 01778, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sudbury (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Goodnow Garrison House (approx. 1.5 miles away); Gen. Henry Knox Trail (approx. 1.6 miles away); Hop Brook Mill (approx. 2.4 miles away); Sudbury Fight (approx. 2.5 miles away); Knox Trail (approx. 2.5 miles away); a different marker also named Gen. Henry Knox Trail (approx. 3.7 miles away); Thoreauís Cabin (approx. 5.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Wayland.
 
Also see . . .  Historical Markers Erected by Massachusetts Bay Colony Tercentenary Commission (1930). Original 1930
North Cemetery Wayland Massachusetts image. Click for full size.
By Russell C. Bixby, August 5, 2011
2. North Cemetery Wayland Massachusetts
publication by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts of Tercentenary Commission Markers, commemorating the three hundredth anniversary of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. (Submitted on August 6, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts.) 
 
Categories. Colonial Era
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 374 times since then and 20 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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