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Fryeburg in Oxford County, Maine — The American Northeast (New England)
 

John Stevens

An Early Settler in this Town

 
 
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By Cosmos Mariner, July 12, 2019
1. John Stevens Marker
Inscription.  
In memory of
John Stevens
an early settler in this town
who spent the winter here in
1762-3.

Erected by
his great grandson
— Henry Pierce —
of
San Francisco California
1902

 
Erected 1902 by Henry Pierce.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 44° 1.004′ N, 70° 58.824′ W. Marker is in Fryeburg, Maine, in Oxford County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (U.S. 302) and Portland Street (Maine Route 5), on the right when traveling east on Main Street. Marker and monument are located in the median, beside the crosswalk. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fryeburg ME 04037, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Swift River Covered Bridge (approx. 7.3 miles away in New Hampshire); Schouler Park (approx. 7.7 miles away in New Hampshire); Freight House (approx. 7.7 miles away in New Hampshire); North Conway 5˘ and 10˘ Store
John Stevens Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 12, 2019
2. John Stevens Marker
(approx. 7.7 miles away in New Hampshire); To Those Who Served in the World War (approx. 7.7 miles away in New Hampshire); The Railroad Station (approx. 7.8 miles away in New Hampshire); Ball Signal (approx. 7.8 miles away in New Hampshire); Crossing Gate (approx. 7.8 miles away in New Hampshire).
 
Also see . . .  Stevens Monument. It is made of white Hallowell granite, resting upon a base 7-8 feet square and 10 feet thick. On this base rests four large pieces of granite, three bowls for animals and one with a faucet and cup for people. It weighs 28 tons. In 1934, the monument was moved back 20 feet from the original site because of increased traffic. (Submitted on August 23, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
John Stevens Monument image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 12, 2019
3. John Stevens Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 23, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 23, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 34 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 23, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.
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