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Boston in Suffolk County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Arrival of the Frigate Arbella

 
 
Arrival of the Frigate Arbella Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 14, 2009
1. Arrival of the Frigate Arbella Marker
Inscription.  
To commemorate
the arrival on June 12, 1630 of the
Frigate Arbella, bringing Governor Winthrop and
the Charter of the Massachusetts Bay Colony,

This tablet placed by the
Massachusetts
Daughters of the American Revolution

 
Erected by Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Colonial Era. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list.
 
Location. 42° 21.482′ N, 71° 3.794′ W. Marker is in Boston, Massachusetts, in Suffolk County. Marker is on Beacon Street, on the left when traveling east. Marker is located at the General Hooker entrance to the New State House. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Boston MA 02108, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mary Dyer (within shouting distance of this marker); Memorial to Robert Gould Shaw and the Massachusetts 54th Regiment (within shouting distance of this marker); The Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); The Sculptor
Marker at the New State House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 14, 2009
2. Marker at the New State House
(within shouting distance of this marker); Colonial Craftsmen (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Huguenots, Women, and Tories (about 400 feet away); John Hancock Residence (about 400 feet away); Seventeenth Century Burials (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Boston.
 
More about this marker. The top of the tablet contains an image of the Frigate Arbella and two other ships on the water.
 
Additional keywords. Gen. Joseph Hooker
 
Marker at General Hooker Entrance image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 14, 2009
3. Marker at General Hooker Entrance
The marker can be seen to the left of the stairway behind the equestrian statue of Gen. Joseph Hooker.
Gen. Joseph "Fighting Joe" Hooker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 14, 2009
4. Gen. Joseph "Fighting Joe" Hooker
A statue of Civil War General Joseph Hooker, a native of Hadley, Mass, is located near the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 19, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,127 times since then and 21 times this year. Last updated on November 7, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 19, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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