Rockport in Essex County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
Cannon from the U.S.S. Constitution
"Old Ironsides" Was
Presented to the Sandy
Bay Historical Society
By Descendants of The
First Settler, Richard
Tarr, and Dedicated
August 20, 1931
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Military. A significant historical year for this entry is 1931.
Location. 42° 39.523′ N, 70° 36.873′ W. Marker is in Rockport, Massachusetts, in Essex County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Mt. Pleasant Street (Massachusetts Route 127A) and Broadway, on the right when traveling north. Located next to the Sandy Bay Yacht Club at the end of Rockport's T-Wharf. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rockport MA 01966, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Town Wharves (here, next to this marker); Rockport World War I & II Memorial (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Harvey Park (about 600 feet away); Bear Skin Neck (about 600 feet away); Old Stone Fort (about 700 feet away); Straitsmouth Island The First Settlers of Sandy Bay (approx. ¼ mile away); First Congregational Church of Rockport Steeple Rehabilitation (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rockport.
Also see . . . Sandy Bay Historical Society. Website homepage:
Sandy Bay was the original name of Rockport (Submitted on September 28, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 9, 2023. It was originally submitted on September 28, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 1,741 times since then and 78 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on September 28, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.