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Lancaster in Worcester County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Sawyer-Carter Bridge

 
 
Sawyer-Carter Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Roger W. Sinnott, September 2, 2019
1. Sawyer-Carter Bridge Marker
Inscription.  Named for the Sawyers who owned mills here in the 18th century and the Carters who owned saw, grist and fulling mills here in the early to mid-19th century.
 
Erected by Lancaster Historical Commission.
 
Location. 42° 26.308′ N, 71° 40.875′ W. Marker is in Lancaster, Massachusetts, in Worcester County. Marker is on Mill Street, on the right when traveling east. Marker is just where the bridge begins to cross the Nashua River. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lancaster MA 01523, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rowlandson Rock (approx. 0.4 miles away); Site of Mary Rowlandson’s Capture (approx. 0.8 miles away); Site of the Great Elm (approx. 0.8 miles away); a different marker also named Rowlandson Rock (approx. 1.1 miles away); Prescott Grist Mill (approx. 1.2 miles away); Neck Bridge (approx. 1.3 miles away); Lancaster (approx. 1.9 miles away); Mary Sawyer’s Birthplace (approx. 2.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lancaster.
 
Also see . . .  Sawyer Blog
Looking West Across the Sawyer-Carter Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Roger W. Sinnott, September 2, 2019
2. Looking West Across the Sawyer-Carter Bridge
The marker is at far right, seen nearly edge on in this view.
. Despite an initial disclaimer, the blogger provides many leads for those interested in the early Sawyer families of Lancaster. (Submitted on September 3, 2019, by Roger W. Sinnott of Chelmsford, Massachusetts.) 
 
Categories. Bridges & ViaductsColonial EraIndustry & Commerce
 
Nashua River Viewed Looking South from the Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Roger W. Sinnott, September 2, 2019
3. Nashua River Viewed Looking South from the Bridge
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on September 5, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 3, 2019, by Roger W. Sinnott of Chelmsford, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 24 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 3, 2019, by Roger W. Sinnott of Chelmsford, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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