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

Col. Thomas Knowlton

 
 
Col. Thomas Knowlton Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Darren Jefferson Clay, April 15, 2021
1. Col. Thomas Knowlton Marker
Inscription.  
In Memory of
Col. Thomas Knowlton
Born in West Boxford
November 22, 1740
Leader of America's First
Ranger Unit,
Knowlton's Rangers
Died in the Battle of
Harlem Heights
Serving Under
George Washington
on September 16, 1776.

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary.
 
Location. 42° 42.469′ N, 71° 3.87′ W. Marker is in Boxford, Massachusetts, in Essex County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Washington Street (Massachusetts Route 133), on the left when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Main Street, Boxford MA 01921, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Boxford Remembers the World War (a few steps from this marker); Boxford Spanish American War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Pentucket-Haverhill (approx. 4.7 miles away); Boxford Korea and Vietnam Service Memorial (approx. 4.7
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miles away); Goodrich Massacre (approx. 5.9 miles away); America’s First Comb Industry (approx. 6.2 miles away); Near This Site (approx. 6.3 miles away); Camp Sylvester (approx. 6˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Boxford.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. Statue of Colonel Knowlton in Hartford, Connecticut
 
Also see . . .  Thomas Knowlton (Wikipedia). (Submitted on October 23, 2021, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Col. Thomas Knowlton Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Darren Jefferson Clay, April 15, 2021
2. Col. Thomas Knowlton Marker
The marker is at the right of the Boxford Historic Document Center
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 23, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 17, 2021, by Darren Jefferson Clay of Duluth, Georgia. This page has been viewed 207 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 17, 2021, by Darren Jefferson Clay of Duluth, Georgia. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.

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