“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Tyngsborough in Middlesex County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)

Mansion House

1630 - 1930

Mansion House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Russell C. Bixby, August 5, 2011
1. Mansion House Marker
Inscription. This mansion was built in 1675 by Colonel Jonathan Tyng for whom this town was named. It was the northerly outpost to the garrison house which stood a quarter-mile down stream opposite Wicassee Falls and Island where the Pawtucket Indians were settled.
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° 39.661′ N, 71° 24.42′ W. Marker is in Tyngsborough, Massachusetts, in Middlesex County. Marker is at the intersection of Middlesex Road (Massachusetts Route 3A) and Tyng Road, on the right when traveling south on Middlesex Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tyngsboro MA 01879, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Wannalancet (approx. ¾ mile away); Chelmsford (approx. 2 miles away); Dunstable (approx. 2.7 miles away); The Great Gate (approx. 4.1 miles away); "Francis’ Folly" (approx. 4.1 miles away); Keepers of the Gate (approx. 4.7 miles away); Stele for the Merrimack (approx. 4.7 miles away); The Worker (approx. 4.9 miles away).
Also see . . .  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 6, 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 445 times since then and 50 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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