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

Agawam - Ipswich

1630 - 1930

 
 
Agawam - Ipswich Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Tiernan, September 23, 2011
1. Agawam - Ipswich Marker
Inscription.  
Among the founders and early residents of Ipswich - 1630 - were John Winthrop, Junior, scientist and industrial pioneer; Nathaniel Ward, lawmaker and wit; Richard Bellingham and Richard Saltonstall, magistrates who defended popular rights; Simon Bradstreet and his wife Anne, who wrote poetry of enduring beauty.
 
Erected 1930 by Massachusetts Bay Colony-Tercentenary Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraNotable PlacesSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Massachusetts Bay Colony—Tercentenary Commission Markers series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1630.
 
Location. 42° 40.459′ N, 70° 50.152′ W. Marker is in Ipswich, Massachusetts, in Essex County. Marker is at the intersection of Country Road (Massachusetts Route 133) and Ward Street, on the right when traveling north on Country Road. The marker is on an island in the middle of "Ward Street" right at the mouth connecting it to Country Road. Touch for map. Marker
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is at or near this postal address: 86 Country Road, Ipswich MA 01938, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gen. James Appleton Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Ipswich Massachusetts Village Green Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ipswich Massachusetts War Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Revolution of 1689 (approx. half a mile away); Pillow Lace (approx. 0.7 miles away); Brig Falconer Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); Masconomet Sagamore of the Agawams (approx. 3.1 miles away); John Wise House (approx. 3.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ipswich.
 
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 September 29, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts.) 
 
Additional keywords. Massachusetts Bay Colony Tercentenary Commission
 
Agawam - Ipswich Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Tiernan, September 23, 2011
2. Agawam - Ipswich Marker
The marker can be seen to the left of the telephone pole and above the pale rock in the center of this photo.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 25, 2011, by Michael Tiernan of Danvers, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 966 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 25, 2011, by Michael Tiernan of Danvers, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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