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

Site of Nook Gate

 
 
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By Brian Connors, April 4, 2020
1. Site of Nook Gate Marker
Inscription.  

Site of Nook Gate
Here a palisade was erected across the Nook in 1634
This palisade was a high fence to prevent cattle from straying and probably to keep the Indians out
Town of Duxbury 1940
 
Erected 1940 by Town of Duxbury.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AnimalsRoads & VehiclesSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1634.
 
Location. 42° 1.208′ N, 70° 40.91′ W. Marker is in Duxbury, Massachusetts, in Plymouth County. Marker is at the intersection of Standish Street and Captains Hill Road, on the right when traveling south on Standish Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 90 Standish Street, Duxbury MA 02332, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of First Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Welcome to the Old Burial Ground, c. 1632-1787 (approx. 0.4 miles away); America's Oldest Maintained Cemetery (approx. 0.4 miles away); Memorial Stones of John and Priscilla Alden (approx. half a mile away); Captain Myles Standish
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By Brian Connors, April 4, 2020
2. Site of Nook Gate Marker
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(approx. half a mile away); Site of Second Meeting House (approx. half a mile away); Welcome to the Old Burying Ground, c. 1632-1787 (approx. half a mile away); William Brewster’s Homestead (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Duxbury.
 
Mention of the Nook Gate from 1940 image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton
3. Mention of the Nook Gate from 1940
From "Annual Report of the Town Officers and Committees of the Town of Duxbury, For the Year Ending December 31, 1940."
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 7, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 6, 2020, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 102 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 6, 2020, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   3. submitted on April 7, 2020, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.

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