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

The Bay Path

1630 - 1930

 
 
The Bay Path Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Girardi, June 21, 2011
1. The Bay Path Marker
Inscription. An Indian trail before 1630. Pathway of the Pioneers.
 
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. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 42° 13.736′ N, 71° 31.212′ W. Marker was in Hopkinton, Massachusetts, in Middlesex County. Marker was on Main Street (Massachusetts Route 135), on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker was in this post office area: Hopkinton MA 01748, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. First Meetinghouse in Hopkinton (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); "Flame of the Marathon Run" (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Old Connecticut Path (approx. 5.2 miles away); Gen. Henry Knox Trail (approx. 5.3 miles away); Site of Eames Massacre (approx. 5.9 miles away); a different marker also named Gen. Henry Knox Trail (approx. 6.6 miles away); Adin Ballou Memorial (approx. 6.8 miles away); Pike Haven Homestead (approx. 6.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Hopkinton.
 
More about this marker. Marker is being restored by Hopkinton Center Historic District Commission.
 
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 June 20, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts.) 

2. The Bay Path and Along the Way (Chapter 15). USGenNet, a non-profit, free-access provider of online websites for educational purposes; supports a page based on the work of Levi Badger Chase in the book The Bay Path and Along the Way. Chapter 15 of this text describes The Bay Path crossing the towns of Grafton, Westborough and on to Hopkinton. (Submitted on June 20, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts.) 
 
Additional comments.
1. Marker Restoration
Marker has been removed for restoration by Hopkinton Center Historical District Commission-June 2011.
    — Submitted June 20, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts.

 
Categories. Colonial EraNative AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 679 times since then and 9 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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