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

The First Settlement - 1635

 
 
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By Brian Anderson, June 20, 2016
1. The First Settlement - 1635 Marker
Inscription.  Westward to the meetinghouse along the sunny slope of this ridge the settlers of Concord built their first dwellings.
 
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° 27.521′ N, 71° 20.03′ W. Marker is in Concord, Massachusetts, in Middlesex County. Marker is at the intersection of Lexington Road and Hawthorne Lane, on the right when traveling east on Lexington Road. Marker is located near the parking lot of "The Wayside" unit of Minute Man National Historical Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 455 Lexington Road, Concord MA 01742, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Casey’s Home (within shouting distance of this marker); Nathaniel Hawthorne (within shouting distance of this marker); The Larch Path (within shouting distance of this marker); Orchard House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line);
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Ephraim Wales Bull (about 700 feet away); Bedford Minutemen (approx. 0.4 miles away); Meriam’s Corner (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Meriam’s Corner (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Concord.
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on December 15, 2018. This page originally submitted on December 14, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 93 times since then and 12 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on December 14, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.
 
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