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Newbury in Essex County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Landing Place of First Settlers

1630 - 1930

 
 
Landing place of first settlers Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Tiernan, October 8, 2011
1. Landing place of first settlers Marker
Inscription.  Landing place on River Parker of the men and women who settled in Newbury between 1635 and 1650.
 
Erected 1930 by Massachusetts Bay Colony-Tercentenary Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraExplorationNotable 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° 46.01′ N, 70° 50.742′ W. Marker is in Newbury, Massachusetts, in Essex County. Marker is on High Road (Alternate Massachusetts Route 1), on the left. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 264 High Road, Newbury MA 01951, 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. Newbury (approx. 1.2 miles away); a different marker also named Newbury (approx. 2.6 miles away); Dalton House (approx. 3.1 miles away); Bombshell (approx. 3.2 miles away); The Bartlet Mall (approx. 3.2
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miles away); Within Lie Buried (approx. 3.2 miles away); The Memory of the Officers and Men (approx. 3.2 miles away); First Fulling Mill (approx. 3.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newbury.
 
Landing place of first settlers Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Tiernan, October 8, 2011
2. Landing place of first settlers Marker
 
 
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 1,239 times since then and 18 times this year. Last updated on October 12, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 9, 2011, by Michael Tiernan of Danvers, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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