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Dunstable in Middlesex County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Dunstable

1630 – 1930

 
 
Dunstable Marker image. Click for full size.
By Roger W. Sinnott, June 14, 2011
1. Dunstable Marker
Inscription.  Settled before 1673, a town in 1680, divided by the New Hampshire – Massachusetts boundary, the northern part becoming Nashua, New Hampshire in 1741.
 
Erected 1930 by the Massachusetts Bay Colony Tercentenary Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Massachusetts Bay Colony—Tercentenary Commission Markers series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1673.
 
Location. 42° 40.142′ N, 71° 31.942′ W. Marker is in Dunstable, Massachusetts, in Middlesex County. Marker is on Pleasant Street (Massachusetts Route 113), on the right when traveling east. Marker is just at the town line as you leave Pepperell and enter Dunstable. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dunstable MA 01827, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John Tinker / John Shattuck (approx. 4.2 miles away); a different marker also named Dunstable (approx. 4.3 miles away); Parker House (approx.
View When Leaving Dunstable for Pepperell image. Click for full size.
By Roger W. Sinnott, June 14, 2011
2. View When Leaving Dunstable for Pepperell
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4.6 miles away); Groton (approx. 4.7 miles away); Mansion House (approx. 6.4 miles away); Wannalancet (approx. 7.1 miles away); Camp Stevens Muster Ground (approx. 7.3 miles away); Chelmsford (approx. 7.9 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia entry. An overview of the town today, plus some of its history. (Submitted on June 14, 2011, by Roger W. Sinnott of Chelmsford, Massachusetts.) 

2. Dunstable. Article about the town in A Gazetteer of the State of Massachusetts (Boston, 1890) by Elias Nason. (Submitted on June 14, 2011, by Roger W. Sinnott of Chelmsford, Massachusetts.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 14, 2011, by Roger W. Sinnott of Chelmsford, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 476 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 14, 2011, by Roger W. Sinnott of Chelmsford, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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