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

Daniel Webster Tablet

 
 
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By Russell C. Bixby, September 9, 2013
1. Daniel Webster Tablet
Inscription.  
This tablet is erected by
John Adams Chapter
Daughters of the American Revolution
In patriotic remembrance
Daniel Webster
1782-1852
Peerless debator, a brilliant orator
A profound constitutional lawyer
A patriotic American citizen
"I pray to know who is to put beneath my feet
a freer soil than that upon which I have stood
ever since I have been in public life"

 
Erected 1913 by Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 42° 5.498′ N, 70° 42.598′ W. Marker is in Marshfield, Massachusetts, in Plymouth County. Marker is at the intersection of Ocean Street (Massachusetts Route 139) and Moraine Road (Massachusetts Route 3A), on the left when traveling west on Ocean Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Marshfield MA 02050, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Marshfield Training Field (here,
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By Russell C. Bixby, September 9, 2011
2. Daniel Webster Tablet Marker
next to this marker); America's Oldest Maintained Cemetery (approx. 4.7 miles away); Site of The First Church (approx. 4.8 miles away); Third Cliff (approx. 5.7 miles away); Old Stockbridge Grist Mill (approx. 6.3 miles away); Site of Stockbridge Mansion (approx. 6.3 miles away); The Old Oaken Bucket (approx. 6.4 miles away); The Brig Independence (approx. 6˝ miles away).
 
Also see . . .  The Daniel Webster Estate & Heritage Center. The Daniel Webster Preservation Trust has the responsibility of operating and maintaining the Historic Daniel Webster Estate and Heritage Center in the seaside town of Marshfield, Massachusetts. Purchased by the Town of Marshfield in 1995, a 10-year restoration brought the estate back to it’s original glory and a new chapter began for this fascinating place of History. (Submitted on September 11, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraFraternal or Sororal OrganizationsPatriots & Patriotism
 
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Library of Congress
3. Daniel Webster
c. 1885 by T. Johnson from a daguerreotype.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on February 13, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 11, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 418 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on September 11, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts.   2. submitted on September 12, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts.   3. submitted on February 7, 2019, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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