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

Edward Rawson

1630 - 1930

 
 
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By Michael Tiernan, October 8, 2011
1. Edward Rawson Marker
Note, marker is on private property.
Inscription.  On this site dwelt Edward Rawson, secretary of the bay colony for thirty-six years, deputy to the General Court for twelve years, elected clerk of the House of Deputies in 1645, he died in Boston 1693.
 
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. A significant historical year for this entry is 1645.
 
Location. 42° 49.003′ N, 70° 53.297′ W. Marker is in Newburyport, Massachusetts, in Essex County. Marker is on High Street (Massachusetts Route 113), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 267 High Street, Newburyport MA 01950, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Large Packet Ship Dreadnought (approx. half a mile away); Approach to Carr's Ferry (approx. half a mile away); Historic 1893 Newburyport Train Station (approx. 0.7 miles away); The 1873 Train Wreck
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(approx. 0.7 miles away); Soldiers and Sailors of Newburyport 1861-1864 (approx. 0.7 miles away); “The Volunteer” (approx. 0.7 miles away); Soldiers of All Wars Marker (approx. 0.7 miles away); William Lloyd Garrison (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newburyport.
 
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 October 14, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 9, 2011, by Michael Tiernan of Danvers, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 950 times since then and 33 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on October 9, 2011, by Michael Tiernan of Danvers, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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