Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Middleborough in Plymouth County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

The Wading Place

1630 - 1930

 
 
The Wading Place Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Russell C. Bixby, September 9, 2011
1. The Wading Place Marker
Inscription.  Site of the ford or wading place where the Indian trail from Plymouth to "Middleberry" (Middleborough) crossed the Nemasket River. When the town was established, 1669, its southern boundary was described as extending "Six mile from the wadeing place."
 
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 1669.
 
Location. 41° 53.77′ N, 70° 53.857′ W. Marker is in Middleborough, Massachusetts, in Plymouth County. Marker is on East Main Street (Massachusetts Route 105) 0.1 miles Montello Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Middleboro MA 02346, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old Fort (approx. 0.4 miles away); Revolutionary War Memorial (approx. ¾ mile away); Middleborough Civil War Monument (approx. ¾ mile away); Vietnam Era Veterans Memorial
Paid Advertisement
Click on the ad for more information.
Please report objectionable advertising to the Editor.
Click or scan to see
this page online
(approx. ¾ mile away); Military Women (approx. ¾ mile away); Disabled American Veterans Post 36 (approx. ¾ mile away); Middleborough Veterans Monument (approx. ¾ mile away); Middleborough High School (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Middleborough.
 
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 September 10, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts.) 
 
Namasket River Bridge over East Main Street image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Russell C. Bixby, September 9, 2011
2. Namasket River Bridge over East Main Street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 10, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 1,172 times since then and 269 times this year. Last updated on October 26, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 10, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

Share this page.  
Share on Tumblr
m=48788

CeraNet Cloud Computing sponsors the Historical Marker Database.
This website earns income from purchases you make after using our links to Amazon.com. We appreciate your support.
Paid Advertisement
Apr. 18, 2024