Peabody in Essex County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
Birthplace of George Peabody
February, 18, 1795
Placed by The
Peabody Historical Society
June 16, 1902
Erected 1902 by the Peabody Historical Society.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Education.
Location. 42° 31.257′ N, 70° 56.129′ W. Marker is in Peabody, Massachusetts, in Essex County. Marker is at the intersection of Washington Street and Dane Street, on the left when traveling east on Washington Street. Located in front of the George Peabody House Museum. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 205 Washington Street, Peabody MA 01960, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Great Salem Fire Alarm (approx. 1.3 miles away); Leslie's Retreat (approx. 1.8 miles away); First Armed Resistance (approx. 1.8 miles away); The Witch Gaol (approx. 1.9 miles away); The Town House (approx. 2 Lyceum Hall (approx. 2.1 miles away); The First Meeting House Erected in Salem (approx. 2.1 miles away); World War I Memorial (approx. 2.1 miles away).
Regarding Birthplace of George Peabody. The George Peabody House Museum celebrates the life and deeds of a well-known international merchant, financier and benefactor of numerous philanthropies both in the United States and in England. The Museum is dedicated to preserving his history and his legacy of community interest.
Also see . . . George Peabody House Museum on Wikipedia. (Submitted on September 28, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
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