Marlborough in Middlesex County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
The John Brown Bell
owned, and placed here, John A. Rawlins Building Association, acting in behalf of Akroyd Houde Post 132, the American legion, with the co-operation and assistance of the Marlboro chamber of commerce, in tribute to the men of Co. I, 13th Massachusetts Volunteer militia. May their ideals, and achievements serve to remind us that freedom with equality is the promise to all men, everywhere fulfilled. Only when a nation stands united though the mutual understanding, respect, and determination of all it's [sic] people.
Erected 1968 by American Legion.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Abolition & Underground RR • Civil Rights • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Historic Bells series list.
Location. 42° 20.846′ N, 71° 32.729′ W. Marker is in Marlborough, Massachusetts, in Middlesex County. Marker is Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Marlborough MA 01752, 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. Gen. Henry Knox Trail (approx. 0.3 miles away); Doughboy Monument (approx. 0.3 miles away); High School Common (approx. 0.4 miles away); Robert W. "Red" Touchette (approx. 0.4 miles away); Lieut Wm. Munroe Brigham Jr. Park (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Volunteer (approx. 0.4 miles away); Williams Tavern (approx. one mile away); Olde Burial Grounds (approx. 2.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marlborough.
Also see . . .
1. History of the bell. (Submitted on June 16, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts.)
2. About John Brown. (Submitted on June 16, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts.)
Credits. This page was last revised on August 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 16, 2012. This page has been viewed 828 times since then and 38 times this year. Last updated on August 20, 2020, by Carl Scott Zimmerman of Kirkwood, Missouri. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 16, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.