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Scituate in Plymouth County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Early Boundary Line

1630 - 1930

 
 
Early Boundary Line Marker image. Click for full size.
By Russell C. Bixby, September 9, 2011
1. Early Boundary Line Marker
Inscription. Boundary line between Norfolk and Plymouth Counties, originally established in 1640 as the boundary between the colonies of Massachusetts Bay and New Plymouth.
 
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° 13.365′ N, 70° 47.351′ W. Marker is in Scituate, Massachusetts, in Plymouth County. Marker is on Country Way 0.1 miles south of Mordecal Lincoln Road, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Scituate MA 02066, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gannett’s Corner (approx. 0.3 miles away); Minot's Ledge Lighthouse (approx. 1.1 miles away); Antoine and Wilson Memorial (approx. 1.1 miles away); Cudworth House (approx. 2.4 miles away); Williams-Barker House (approx. 3.5 miles away); The Old Oaken Bucket (approx. 3.5 miles away); First Training Field (approx. 3.7 miles away); Site of Stockbridge Mansion (approx. 3.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Scituate.
 
Also see . . .
1. Historical Markers Erected by Massachusetts Bay Colony Tercentenary Commission (1930)
South Main Street at Mordecal Lincoln Road image. Click for full size.
By Russell C. Bixby, September 9, 2011
2. South Main Street at Mordecal Lincoln Road
. 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. Scituate Historical Society. The purpose of the society is to promote the study of local history and to preserve the antiquities of Scituate and those municipalities that were anciently a part of our town. (Submitted on September 10, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraPolitical Subdivisions
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 465 times since then. Last updated on , by Betty Miessner of Scituate, Massachusetts. Photos:   1, 2. 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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