Watertown in Middlesex County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
1630 - 1930
Erected 1930 by Massachusetts Bay Colony-Tercentenary Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Exploration • Government & Politics • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Massachusetts Bay Colony—Tercentenary Commission Markers series list.
Location. 42° 21.903′ N, 71° 11.134′ W. Marker is in Watertown, Massachusetts, in Middlesex County. Marker is at the intersection of Galen Street (Massachusetts Route 16) and Main Street (Massachusetts Route 20), on the right when traveling south on Galen Street. The marker is in a grassy area next to the Galen Street Bridge. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Galen Street, Watertown MA 02472, 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. Henry Knox Trail (approx. 1.2 miles away); a different Watertown (approx. 1.3 miles away); Site of Early Meeting House (approx. 1.7 miles away); Sir Richard's Landing (approx. 2˝ miles away); Civil War Soldiers Monument (approx. 2.6 miles away); Vassall-Craigie-Longfellow House (approx. 3.1 miles away); a different marker also named Gen. Henry Knox Trail (approx. 3.4 miles away); a different marker also named Gen. Henry Knox Trail (approx. 3.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Watertown.
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Also see . . . Watertown, MA website. (Submitted on June 1, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 31, 2011, by David Russo of Watertown, Mass.. This page has been viewed 755 times since then and 7 times this year. Last updated on October 9, 2011, by Michael Tiernan of Danvers, Massachusetts. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 31, 2011, by David Russo of Watertown, Mass.. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.