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Braintree in Norfolk County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Braintree

 
 
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By Stephen St. Denis, October 8, 2020
1. Braintree Marker
Looking west towards the Thayer Academy.
Inscription.  
This region, settled in 1625, was granted to Boston in 1634 and in 1640 was set off as the town of Braintree. The marker is at the corner of Washington Street and Union Street near Braintree Center.
 
Erected 1930 by Massachusetts Bay Colony Tercentenary Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Massachusetts Bay Colony—Tercentenary Commission Markers series list.
 
Location. 42° 12.475′ N, 71° 0.232′ W. Marker is in Braintree, Massachusetts, in Norfolk County. Marker is at the intersection of Union Street and Washington Street, in the median on Union Street. Located across from the Thayer Academy. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Braintree MA 02184, 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. Abigail Adams Cairn (approx. 1.8 miles away); Adams National Historical Park (approx. 2.2 miles away); Liberty Tree Park (approx.
Braintree Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stephen St. Denis, October 8, 2020
2. Braintree Marker
2.6 miles away); Burns (approx. 2.8 miles away); Henry Adams (approx. 2.9 miles away); The Men of Quincy, Mass. (approx. 3 miles away); Hancock Cemetery (approx. 3 miles away); United First Parish Church (approx. 3 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Town of Braintree. (Submitted on October 13, 2020, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. Braintree Historical Society. (Submitted on October 13, 2020, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
3. Braintree, Massachusetts (Wikipedia). (Submitted on October 13, 2020, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 13, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 11, 2020, by Stephen St. Denis of Worcester, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 31 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 11, 2020, by Stephen St. Denis of Worcester, Massachusetts. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.
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