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Hull in Plymouth County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Hull

1630 - 1930

 
 
Hull (Main Street and Highland Street) Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Russell C. Bixby, September 9, 2011
1. Hull (Main Street and Highland Street) Marker
Inscription.   Indian region called Natascot, a fishing station as early as 1622 settled by the Puritans 1630. Name changed to Hull 1644.
 
Erected 1930 by Massachusetts Bay Colony-Tercentenary Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraNative Americans. In addition, it is included in the Massachusetts Bay Colony—Tercentenary Commission Markers series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1622.
 
Location. 42° 18.141′ N, 70° 54.396′ W. Marker is in Hull, Massachusetts, in Plymouth County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Highland Avenue, on the right when traveling east on Main Street. Marker is located on the lawn of the Hull Public Library. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hull MA 02045, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Boyle O'Reilly (here, next to this marker); Lt. William Haswell House (a few steps from this marker); John Boyle O'Reilly House (a few steps from this marker); British Marine Burial Site (within shouting
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distance of this marker); Fort Independence (approx. ¼ mile away); Strangers Corner (approx. 0.3 miles away); Bernice James DePasquali (approx. 0.3 miles away); Gold Star Mothers Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hull.
 
Also see . . .
1. 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 10, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts.) 

2. Hull, Massachusetts at Wikipedia. (Submitted on May 31, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Hull Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., May 19, 2018
2. Hull Marker
Nicely repainted
Hull Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., May 19, 2018
3. Hull Marker
Hull Library is in background
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 23, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 10, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 631 times since then and 38 times this year. Last updated on October 9, 2011, by Michael Tiernan of Danvers, Massachusetts. Photos:   1. submitted on September 11, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts.   2, 3. submitted on May 31, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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