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

Amesbury Riverwalk

 
 
Amesbury Riverwalk Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Doran Howitt, August 29, 2022
1. Amesbury Riverwalk Marker
Inscription.  
This rail trail follows the Salisbury branch of the Eastern Railroad that connected the mills along the Powwow River to the main line. The branch started operation in 1848 and the last train rain in 1965.

The trail offers a peaceful multi-use pathway along the Powwow River and connects downtown Amesbury to Carriagetown Marketplace.
 
Erected by Coastal Trails Network.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceRailroads & Streetcars. A significant historical year for this entry is 1848.
 
Location. 42° 50.855′ N, 70° 54.868′ W. Marker is in Amesbury, Massachusetts, in Essex County. Marker is on Rocky Hill Road north of Macy Road (Massachusetts Route 110), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Amesbury MA 01913, 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. Macy-Colby House (approx. ¾ mile away); Soldiers of All Wars Marker (approx. 1.8 miles away); Soldiers and Sailors of Newburyport 1861-1864 (approx.
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1.8 miles away); “The Volunteer” (approx. 1.8 miles away); Approach to Carr's Ferry (approx. 2 miles away); The Large Packet Ship Dreadnought (approx. 2.1 miles away); Edward Rawson (approx. 2½ miles away); Essex Coastal Scenic Byway / Salisbury (approx. 2.7 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Coastal Trails Coalition. (Submitted on August 31, 2022, by D Howitt of Bergen County, New Jersey.)
 
Amesbury Riverwalk image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Doran Howitt, August 29, 2022
2. Amesbury Riverwalk
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 31, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 29, 2022, by D Howitt of Bergen County, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 94 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 29, 2022, by D Howitt of Bergen County, New Jersey. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.

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