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Waltham in Middlesex County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Nathaniel P Banks

Statesman • Soldier

 

— MDCCCXVI - MDCCCXCIV —

 
Nathaniel P Banks Marker image. Click for full size.
By Pete Skillman, August 6, 2021
1. Nathaniel P Banks Marker
Inscription.  (north face)
Commissioned Major General of US Volunteers MDCCCLXI
Command of Fifth Corps, Army of the Potomac
Command of the Defences of Washington
Command of the Department of the Gulf

(south face)
Speaker Massachusetts House of Representatives MDCCCLI-LII
Elected to United States House of Representatives MDCCCLIII
Speaker of National House MDCCCLV-LVII
Governor of Massachusetts MDCCCLVIII to MDCCCLX
Member of Congress MDCCCLXV to MDCCCLXXVII and in MDCCCLXXXVIII-XC
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWar, US Civil.
 
Location. 42° 22.524′ N, 71° 14.187′ W. Marker is in Waltham, Massachusetts, in Middlesex County. Memorial is at the intersection of Moody Street and Main Street (U.S. 20), on the left when traveling south on Moody Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Waltham MA 02453, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A Quincentennial Commemorative to Christopher Columbus (within shouting distance of this marker); Waltham Spanish-American War Monument (within shouting
Nathaniel P Banks Marker, Northern Face image. Click for full size.
By Pete Skillman, August 6, 2021
2. Nathaniel P Banks Marker, Northern Face
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distance of this marker); Waltham Soldiers and Sailors Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); City of Waltham Centennial Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Veteran's Memorial Mall (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Waltham Revolutionary War Memorial (about 500 feet away); Gen. Henry Knox Trail (approx. 0.7 miles away); George Washington Memorial Highway (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Waltham.
 
Nathaniel P Banks Marker, Southern Face image. Click for full size.
By Pete Skillman, August 6, 2021
3. Nathaniel P Banks Marker, Southern Face
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 10, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 9, 2021, by Pete Skillman of Port Deposit, Maryland. This page has been viewed 46 times since then. Last updated on August 9, 2021, by Pete Skillman of Port Deposit, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 9, 2021, by Pete Skillman of Port Deposit, Maryland. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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