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Beverly in Essex County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Planters Path to their Landing Place

1630 - 1930

 
 
Planters Path to their Landing Place Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Tiernan, September 20, 2011
1. Planters Path to their Landing Place Marker
Inscription.   The old planters, Roger Conant, John Woodbery and John Balch used this path from their homesteads to the cove at the head of Bass river.
 
Erected 1930 by 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.
 
Location. 42° 33.824′ N, 70° 53.608′ W. Marker is in Beverly, Massachusetts, in Essex County. Marker is on McKay Street. Marker is next to the old Winslow School (Closed) and at the head of the "Shoe Pond" which is named after the business that was next to it, United Shoe Machine Corporation (USMC), aka "The Shoe". Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 115 McKay Street (Approx), Beverly MA 01915, 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. Roger Conant (approx. 0.4 miles away); Balch House (approx. half a mile away); Conant House (approx. 0.8 miles away);
Planters Path to their Landing Place Marker looking south-east from McKay Street image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Tiernan, September 20, 2011
2. Planters Path to their Landing Place Marker looking south-east from McKay Street
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Beverly Vietnam War Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away); Beverly World War II Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away); The Memorial Bell (approx. 1.2 miles away); Beverly Korean War Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away); Beverly World War I Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Beverly.
 
More about this marker. The area is well developed and there's no signs of the "path" itself, across the street is a well manicured golf course, next to it a paved school yard, and behind it the shoe pond.
 
Also see . . .  Original 1930 publication by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts of Tercentenary Commission Markers. Original 1930 publication by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts of Tercentenary Commission Markers, commemorating the three hundredth anniversary of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. (Submitted on September 29, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts.) 
 
Additional keywords. Massachusetts Bay Colony - Tercentenary Commission
 
Marker as seen heading west on McKay Street image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Tiernan, September 20, 2011
3. Marker as seen heading west on McKay Street
A view of the shoe pond from the marker. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Tiernan, September 20, 2011
4. A view of the shoe pond from the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 20, 2011, by Michael Tiernan of Danvers, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 1,025 times since then and 71 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 20, 2011, by Michael Tiernan of Danvers, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Oct. 2, 2022