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

Billerica

1630 - 1930

 
 
Billerica Marker image. Click for full size.
Maria-Billerica Historical Society, May 26, 2011
1. Billerica Marker
Inscription. Early name Shawshin, originally a part of Cambridge, set off as a town in 1655. Named after Billerica in Essex.
 
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° 31.505′ N, 71° 17.131′ W. Marker is in Billerica, Massachusetts, in Middlesex County. Marker is on Concord Road. Click for map. Located on Billerica/Bedford town line. Marker is in this post office area: Billerica MA 01821, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Danforth Homestead (approx. 2.6 miles away); John Rogers Homestead (approx. 4.9 miles away); Meriamís Corner (approx. 4.9 miles away); a different marker also named Meriamís Corner (approx. 5 miles away); a different marker also named Meriamís Corner (approx. 5 miles away); Bloody Angle (approx. 5 miles away); Bedford Minutemen (approx. 5 miles away); The North Bridge (approx. 5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Billerica.
 
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 June 1, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts.) 

2. Billerica Historical Society. The Billerica Historical Society, founded in 1894,is a private organization whose mission is to acquire and preserve items of local historical interest and to inform and educate interested citizens about Billerica's rich architectural, cultural, and historical heritage. The Society also maintains The Clara E. Sexton Memorial house (built c.a. 1723) and operates the Billerica(Howe)Museum. (Submitted on September 8, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & SettlersWar, French and Indian
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 574 times since then and 7 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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