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Chatham in Barnstable County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Dr. Samuel Lord

 
 
Dr. Samuel Lord Monument image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, October 4, 2020
1. Dr. Samuel Lord Monument
Inscription.  
(Front)
Here lies buried
Dr. Samuel Lord
who died of smallpox
after devoted service
to the citizens of
Chatham in the
epidemic of
1765 – 1766
(Back)
This monument was erected by
the Town of Chatham in 1941
to perpetuate his memory.

 
Erected 1941 by Town of Chatham.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraScience & MedicineSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 41° 42.123′ N, 69° 59.623′ W. Marker is in Chatham, Massachusetts, in Barnstable County. Marker is on Training Field Road 0.2 miles north of Old Comers Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chatham MA 02633, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Nickerson Family (approx. 0.6 miles away); Squanto, Indian Guide (approx. 0.6 miles away); Chatham’s Wampanoag History (approx. 0.6 miles away); Site of First Settlers Home (approx. 0.6 miles
Dr. Samuel Lord Monument (Back) image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, October 4, 2020
2. Dr. Samuel Lord Monument (Back)
away); The Tisquantum (Squanto) Story (approx. 0.6 miles away); Aerial View of the Marconi-RCA Complex, circa 1930 (approx. 0.6 miles away); Historic Receiving Antennas (approx. 0.6 miles away); Antenna Trail Exhibits (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chatham.
 
Also see . . .  Dr. Lord gravestone. (Submitted on November 19, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida.)
 
Dr. Samuel Lord Monument image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, October 4, 2020
3. Dr. Samuel Lord Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 6, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 19, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 24 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 19, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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