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

Site of the First Successful Iron Works in the Old Colony

1656-1876

 
 
Site of the First Successful Iron Works in the Old Colony Marker image. Click for full size.
By Marc Belanger, 2008
1. Site of the First Successful Iron Works in the Old Colony Marker
Inscription. Built by James Leonard Originally owned by twenty-three of Taunton's first settlers Operated 1777 to 1876 by Hon. Josiah Dean and his descendants as sole owners Erected 1950 by Bertha Dean Adelaide Lord Livingstone Daughter and Granddaughter of the last owner Theodore Dean
 
Erected 1950 by Daughter and Grandaughter of last owner.
 
Location. 41° 54.844′ N, 71° 3.706′ W. Marker is in Raynham, Massachusetts, in Bristol County. Marker is on South Main Street (Massachusetts Route 104) 0.1 miles north of King Philip Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker tablet mounted to a large boulder within a small roadside park. Marker is in this post office area: Raynham MA 02767, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Memorial for Soldiers against Terrorism (approx. 1.6 miles away); First School House (approx. 1.6 miles away); First Burial Ground (approx. 5.1 miles away); The Site of the First House in Norton (approx. 5.1 miles away); Winneccunnett Pond Area (approx. 5.1 miles away); King Philip's Cave (approx. 5.8 miles away); The Old Bay Road (approx. 7 miles away); Anawan Rock (approx. 7.4 miles away).
 
Additional keywords.
Site of the First Successful Iron Works in the Old Colony Marker image. Click for full size.
By Marc Belanger, 2012
2. Site of the First Successful Iron Works in the Old Colony Marker
Raynham, Massachusetts, Plymouth Colony, iron works
 
Categories. Colonial EraIndustry & Commerce
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Marc Belanger of Taunton, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 205 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Marc Belanger of Taunton, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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