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

Captain John Heald

1630 - 1930

 
 
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By Russell C. Bixby, June 27, 2011
1. Captain John Heald Marker
Inscription. Here was the home of Captain John Heald, first selectman of Acton, who on April 19, 1689, marched to Boston with a military company to assist in the overthrow of Sir Edmund Andros.
 
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° 31.543′ N, 71° 23.913′ W. Marker is in Acton, Massachusetts, in Middlesex County. Marker is on Carlisle Road 0.6 miles north of Main Street (Massachusetts Route 27), on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Acton MA 01720, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Captain Thomas Wheeler House (approx. 3.5 miles away); House and Farm of Colonel James Barrett (approx. 3.8 miles away); Acton Minutemen (approx. 4 miles away); Major John Buttrick House (approx. 4.4 miles away); a different marker also named Acton Minutemen (approx. 4.4 miles away); Major John Buttrick (approx. 4.4 miles away); The North Bridge (approx. 4.4 miles away); The Muster Field (approx. 4.5 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. 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 June 28, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts.) 

2. Acton Historical Society. The objectives of the Acton Historical Society are to discover, preserve and perpetuate facts and artifacts concerned with local history, and to make them available to all interested parties. The intention of these objectives is to conserve our heritage by creating an interest in them. Membership in the Acton Historical Society implies support for these objectives. (Submitted on November 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 798 times since then and 25 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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