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

Stow

1630 - 1930

 
 
Stow Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Russell C. Bixby, June 27, 2011
1. Stow Marker
Inscription.  
The plantation called Pompositticut, settled about 1660, became a town and received its present name, 1685.
 
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 1660.
 
Location. 42° 25.912′ N, 71° 29.012′ W. Marker is in Stow, Massachusetts, in Middlesex County. Marker is on Great Road (Massachusetts Route 62) just south of Pompositicot Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Stow MA 01775, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Faulkner Homestead (approx. 2.4 miles away); a different marker also named Stow (approx. 3.1 miles away); Henderson Inches Sawmill (approx. 3.6 miles away); Captain Thomas Wheeler House (approx. 4˝ miles
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away); Washington at the Wayside Inn (approx. 5.2 miles away); Hudson Veteran's Memorial (approx. 5.2 miles away); a different marker also named Hudson Veteran's Memorial (approx. 5.2 miles away); Sudbury Fight (approx. 5.9 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Tercentenary Commission Markers. Internet Archive website entry:
Original 1930 publication by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts of Tercentenary Commission Markers, commemorating the three hundredth anniversary of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. (Submitted on June 28, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts.) 
 
Stow Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Russell C. Bixby, June 27, 2011
2. Stow Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 16, 2022. It was originally submitted on June 28, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 598 times since then and 17 times this year. Last updated on October 9, 2011, by Michael Tiernan of Danvers, Massachusetts. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 28, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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