Near Pemaquid in Lincoln County, Maine — The American Northeast (New England)
John Cogswell and Family
John Cogswell and family from
Westbury Leigh, Wiltshire, England,
first set foot in America.
They arrived on the ship Angel Gabriel,
which was wrecked here on the
following day in a violent storm. The
family settled in Ipswich, Massachusetts.
Dedicated on September 28, 1991
at Pemaquid Point, Maine by
the Cogswell Family Association.
Erected 1991 by the Cogswell Family Association.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Disasters • Settlements & Settlers • Waterways & Vessels. A significant historical month for this entry is September 1635.
Location. 43° 50.23′ N, 69° 30.382′ W. Marker is near Pemaquid, Maine, in Lincoln County. Marker can be reached from Bristol Road. Marker is in Pemaquid Lighthouse Park, near the south end of Bristol Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pemaquid ME 04558, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ralph Blaisdell and Family (here, Bell House (within shouting distance of this marker); Oil House (within shouting distance of this marker); Pemaquid Point Lighthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); In Grateful Memory of Ensign Richard Rundlett Wells (approx. 2.4 miles away); Boothbay Maine Civil War Monument (approx. 6.9 miles away); R.H.T. Taylor Store in 1882 (approx. 13.9 miles away); Downtown Stores c. 1892 (approx. 13.9 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. The Great Colonial Hurricane and the Wreck of the Angel Gabriel. "Historic Ipswich" entry (Submitted on January 25, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
2. John Cogswell. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on January 25, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on March 24, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 8, 2010, by Roger W. Sinnott of Chelmsford, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 1,140 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 8, 2010, by Roger W. Sinnott of Chelmsford, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.