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Chelsea in Suffolk County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Bellingham-Cary Mansion

1630 - 1930

 
 
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By Russell C. Bixby, October 9, 2011
1. Bellingham-Cary Mansion Marker
Inscription. Six hundred feet from this point is the mansion built by Governor Richard Bellingham in 1659, rebuilt and enlarged by Samuel Cary in 1791. Here Washington stationed the last outpost of the left wing of the Continental Army besieging Boston.
 
Erected 1930 by Massachusetts Bay Colony-Tercentenary Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Massachusetts Bay Colony—Tercentenary Commission Markers, and the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 42° 23.818′ N, 71° 1.615′ W. Marker is in Chelsea, Massachusetts, in Suffolk County. Marker is at the intersection of Parker Street and Broadway, on the right when traveling west on Parker Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chelsea MA 02150, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Liberty and Union (approx. 0.4 miles away); Soldiers and Sailors of Ward 2 (approx. 0.4 miles away); City of Chelsea (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named City of Chelsea (approx. 0.4 miles away); Chelsea Spanish American War Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Battle of Chelsea Creek
Bellingham-Cary Mansion Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ali Newton, March 31, 2012
2. Bellingham-Cary Mansion Marker
(approx. 0.6 miles away); 1935 (approx. mile away); General Casimir Pulaski (approx. 0.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Chelsea.
 
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 19, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts.) 

2. Bellingham-Carry House. Website maintained by the Bellingham-Carry House Association to preserve this National Landmark property. (Submitted on August 19, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraWar, US Revolutionary
 
Bellingham-Cary Mansion image. Click for full size.
By Ali Newton, March 31, 2012
3. Bellingham-Cary Mansion
Bellingham-Cary Mansion-Chelsea, Massachusetts image. Click for full size.
By Russell C. Bixby, October 9, 2011
4. Bellingham-Cary Mansion-Chelsea, Massachusetts
Bellingham-Cary Mansion image. Click for full size.
By Ali Newton, March 31, 2012
5. Bellingham-Cary Mansion
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 565 times since then and 2 times this year. Last updated on , by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts.   2, 3. submitted on , by Ali Newton of Boston, Massachusetts.   4. submitted on , by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts.   5. submitted on , by Ali Newton of Boston, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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