Salem in Essex County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
Born 1592 – Died 1679
— The First Settler of Salem, 1626 —
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1626.
Location. 42° 31.405′ N, 70° 53.454′ W. Marker is in Salem, Massachusetts, in Essex County. Marker is at the intersection of Washington Square North and Brown Street, on the left when traveling south on Washington Square North. The marker is located across the street fom the Salem Common, in front of the Salem Witch Museum. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Salem MA 01970, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Abraham True House (a few steps from this marker); Salem Rotary Club (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); War Memorial Honor Roll (about 300 feet away); Gardner-Pingree House (about 400 feet away); The Birthplace of Nathaniel Hawthorne (about 400 feet away); Salem Common (about 400 feet away); Gideon Tucker Mansion (about 400 feet away); The First Muster (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Salem.
Also see . . . Salem's Founder. A short biography of Roger Conant from the Salem, Massachusetts City Guide website. (Submitted on April 16, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 22, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 16, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,868 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 16, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.