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“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Newbury in Essex County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)


1630 - 1930

Newbury Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Tiernan, October 8, 2011
1. Newbury Marker
This is a new replacement marker.
Inscription.  Indian region called Quascacunquen, settled 1635 under leadership of the puritan clergyman Thomas Parker
Erected 1930 by Massachusetts Bay Colony-Tercentenary Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionColonial EraNative AmericansNotable 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 1635.
Location. 42° 47.808′ N, 70° 52.568′ W. Marker is in Newbury, Massachusetts, in Essex County. Marker is on Newburyport Turnpike (Massachusetts Route 1), on the right when traveling south. Marker is south of the traffic circle or roundabout. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Newbury MA 01951, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Within Lie Buried (approx. ¾ mile away); Bombshell (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Bartlet Mall (approx. 0.8 miles
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away); Dalton House (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Memory of the Officers and Men (approx. 0.9 miles away); William Lloyd Garrison (approx. one mile away); Historic 1893 Newburyport Train Station (approx. one mile away); Market Square Tea Burning (approx. one mile away).
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.) 
Additional commentary.
1. Replica Marker
This is a replica marker replacing the cast iron original.
    — Submitted October 26, 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 881 times since then and 49 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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