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

Moswetuset Hummock

1630 - 1930

 
 
Moswetuset Hummock Marker image. Click for full size.
By Russell C. Bixby, September 26, 2011
1. Moswetuset Hummock Marker
Inscription. Moswetuset Hummock was the seat of Chickatawbut, Sagamore of the Massachusetts Indians; adjoining were their planting grounds. "Massachusetts" means "at the Great (Blue) Hills." With Chickatawbut Governor Winthrop made a treaty which was never broken.
 
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° 17.254′ N, 71° 1.377′ W. Marker is in Quincy, Massachusetts, in Norfolk County. Marker is on Quincy Shore Drive 0.1 miles east of Squantum Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Quincy MA 02171, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. William Hutchinson's Grant (approx. 1.5 miles away); Sailors Home Cemetery (approx. 1.7 miles away); Old House (approx. 2.3 miles away); John Adams (approx. 2.5 miles away); Indian Trail (approx. 2.6 miles away); Abigail Adams (approx. 2.7 miles away); United First Parish Church (approx. 2.7 miles away); The Men of Quincy, Mass. (approx. 2.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Quincy.
 
Also see . . .
1. Historical Markers Erected by Massachusetts Bay Colony Tercentenary Commission (1930). Tercentenary Commission Markers. 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. Quincy Historical Society. Founded in 1893 by local citizens led by Charles Francis Adams, Jr., Quincy Historical Society is dedicated to preserving and promoting knowledge about the full range of Quincy history. It remains a community-based organization even as it deals with topics of national and international, as well as local, interest. (Submitted on September 10, 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 401 times since then. 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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