Lynn in Essex County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
Erected 1930 by Massachusetts Bay Colony-Tercentenary Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Massachusetts Bay Colony—Tercentenary Commission Markers series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1629.
Location. 42° 27.797′ N, 70° 56.367′ W. Marker is in Lynn, Massachusetts, in Essex County. Marker is at the intersection of Broad Street (Massachusetts Route 1A) and Nahant Street, on the right when traveling west on Broad Street. Marker is located in small park at Washington Square Lynn. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lynn MA 01902, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Swampscott Civil War Monument (approx. 1.2 miles away); Capt. Jennifer J. Harris U.S.M.C. (approx. Swampscott World War I Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away); Elihu Thomson House (approx. 1.2 miles away); Judge Andrew R. Linscott (approx. 1.2 miles away); Swampscott Revolutionary War Honor Roll (approx. 1.2 miles away); Swampscott Desert Shield - Desert Storm Monument (approx. 1.2 miles away); Swampscott World War Honor Roll (approx. 1.2 miles 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 9, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts.)
1. Montowampate, Sachem of Saugus, controlled lands of Saugus, Lynn and Marblehead
FYI on “the Indian Region” called Saugus.
Montowampate (Sagamore George) was the son of the Great Sachem, Nanepashemet, for which a street is named after in Marblehead.
— Submitted March
Credits. This page was last revised on March 10, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 9, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 779 times since then and 68 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 9, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.