Scituate in Plymouth County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
1630 - 1930
Erected 1930 by the Massachusetts Bay Colony Tercentenary Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers • Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Massachusetts Bay Colony—Tercentenary Commission Markers series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1640.
Location. 42° 11.571′ N, 70° 43.564′ W. Marker is in Scituate, Massachusetts, in Plymouth County. Marker is on Front Street, on the right when traveling north. Marker is just before the bridge and a few yards north of the four-way intersection of Front Street with First Parish Road, Kent Street, and Edward Foster Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Scituate MA 02066, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Men of Kent Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); First Meeting House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Site of the First Church First Training Field (approx. half a mile away); Mann Historical Museum (approx. 0.6 miles away); Williams-Barker House (approx. ¾ mile away); The Italian Freighter Etrusco (approx. one mile away); Old Scituate Lighthouse (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Scituate.
Also see . . . Historical Markers Erected by Massachusetts Bay Colony Tercentenary Commission (1930). Original 1930 publication by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts of Tercentenary Commission Markers, commemorating the three hundredth anniversary of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. (Submitted on August 21, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 22, 2011, by Roger W. Sinnott of Chelmsford, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 774 times since then and 64 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 22, 2011, by Roger W. Sinnott of Chelmsford, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.