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West Newbury in Essex County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Birthplace of Jacob Bayley

 
 
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April 3, 2019
1. Birthplace of Jacob Bayley Marker
Inscription.  Birthplace of Jacob Bayley, born July 19, 1726. He made a settlement in Vermont on the oxbow of the Connecticut River in 1762, naming it for the place of his birth.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 42° 48.411′ N, 70° 58.959′ W. Marker is in West Newbury, Massachusetts, in Essex County. Marker is on Baileys Lane north of Main Stret (Massachusetts Route 113), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: West Newbury MA 01985, 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. At this site in 1952 (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Site of the Second Parish Meetinghouse (approx. one mile away); Original site of the First Parish Meetinghouse. (approx. 1.2 miles away); Camp Sylvester (approx. 1˝ miles away); America’s First Comb Industry (approx. 1.8 miles away); Birthplace of Cornelius Conway Felton (approx. 2 miles away); Near This Site (approx. 2.1 miles away); a different marker also named Near This Site (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Newbury.
 
Regarding Birthplace of Jacob Bayley.
Birthplace of Jacob Bayley Marker image. Click for full size.
April 3, 2019
2. Birthplace of Jacob Bayley Marker
The birthplace of General Jacob Bayley is located at 11 Baileys Lane. The story behind the marker is one of a war hero and civic leader whose new Newbury, Vermont, could have ended up in New Hampshire or New York all while staying put, and who spent his first 21 years here in West Newbury, Massachusetts.
 
Also see . . .  Historic Markers in West Newbury. (Submitted on August 31, 2020.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 6, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 31, 2020. This page has been viewed 44 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 31, 2020. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.
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