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New Bedford in Bristol County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

The Dartmouth

 
 
The Dartmouth Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, August 2012
1. The Dartmouth Marker
Inscription.
Near this spot in 1767 the first ship built in New Bedford was launched.
The Dartmouth
Francis Rotch, Owner
She was one of the vessels boarded by the Boston Tea Party in 1773
 
Erected 1924 by The New Bedford Chapter of he Sons of The American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Sons of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 41° 38.116′ N, 70° 55.316′ W. Marker is in New Bedford, Massachusetts, in Bristol County. Marker is at the intersection of Centre Street and Front Street, on the left when traveling east on Centre Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Bedford MA 02740, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. From Whales to Flatfish and Scallops (within shouting distance of this marker); Commonwealth of Toil (within shouting distance of this marker); Centre Street (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); From Whales to Bales (about 300 feet away); Working Waterfront (about 300 feet away); Whaling Capital (about 300 feet away); Double Bank (about 300 feet away); Viking (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in New Bedford.
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, US RevolutionaryWaterways & Vessels
 
The Dartmouth Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, August 2012
2. The Dartmouth Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 335 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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