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Rockport in Essex County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Benjamin Tarr House

 
 
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By Larry Wilson, March 20, 2014
1. Benjamin Tarr House Marker
Inscription. 1630 - 1930 Benjamin Tarr House -- Answering a sudden alarm to meet at the house of Lieutenant Benjamin Tarr, grandson of Richard Tarr the first settler, sixty-six men from this village under Captain John Rowe, marched to Charlestown and fought in the Battle of Bunker Hill.
 
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° 39.303′ N, 70° 36.528′ W. Marker is in Rockport, Massachusetts, in Essex County. Marker is on South Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. This historic home has been used in recent times as rental apartments, a tea house, and home to a local newspaper. The current owners have refurbished it and portions are for rent as a vacation home. Marker is at or near this postal address: 23 South Street, Rockport MA 01966, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Town Wharves (approx. 0.4 miles away); Cannon from the U.S.S. Constitution (approx. 0.4 miles away); Harvey Park (approx. 0.4 miles away); Rockport World War I & II Memorial
Benjamin Tarr House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Wilson, March 20, 2014
2. Benjamin Tarr House Marker
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Old Stone Fort (approx. half a mile away); Bear Skin Neck (approx. half a mile away); The First Settlers of Sandy Bay (approx. 0.6 miles away); Samuel De Champlain (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Rockport.
 
More about this marker. This historical marker was destroyed during a storm in 2001, but has been replaced.
 
Categories. Colonial EraPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 
Benjamin Tarr House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Wilson, March 20, 2014
3. Benjamin Tarr House Marker
Benjamin Tarr House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Wilson, March 20, 2014
4. Benjamin Tarr House Marker
Benjamin Tarr House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Wilson, March 20, 2014
5. Benjamin Tarr House Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Larry Wilson of Wareham, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 353 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Larry Wilson of Wareham, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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