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

Wenham Lake

1630 - 1930

 
 
Wenham Lake Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Tiernan, October 26, 2010
1. Wenham Lake Marker
Inscription.  Early called the Great Pond. Favorite resort of the indians. Hugh Peter preached on it's shores in 1638
 
Erected 1930 by Massachusetts Bay Colony Tercentenary Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable 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 1638.
 
Location. 42° 35.527′ N, 70° 53.147′ W. Marker is in Wenham, Massachusetts, in Essex County. Note. This marker is on the edge of a town's water supply and suspicious looks are common. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wenham MA 01984, 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. This Stone Marks the Site of Peter Hill (approx. ¼ mile away); Wenham (approx. 0.9 miles away); Site of Camp Lander (approx. 1.2 miles away); a different marker also named Wenham (approx. 1.2 miles away); Conant House (approx. 1.3 miles away); Roger Conant
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(approx. 1.8 miles away); Planters Path to their Landing Place (approx. 2 miles away); Balch House (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wenham.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Also see . . .
1. Original 1930 publication by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts of Tercentenary Commission Markers. Original 1930 publication by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts of Tercentenary Commission Markers, commemorating the three hundredth anniversary of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. (Submitted on May 21, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts.) 

2. The Wenham Museum. The Mission of the Wenham Museum is to protect, preserve and interpret the history and culture of Boston's North Shore, domestic life and the artifacts of childhood. (Submitted on June 7, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts.) 
 
Wenham Lake Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Tiernan, October 26, 2010
2. Wenham Lake Marker
Marker as seen on the side of the road.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 26, 2010, by Michael Tiernan of Danvers, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 930 times since then and 9 times this year. Last updated on October 25, 2011, by Michael Tiernan of Danvers, Massachusetts. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 26, 2010, by Michael Tiernan of Danvers, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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