Rockport in Essex County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
Old First Parish Burying Ground
1630 - 1930
Erected 1930 by Massachusetts Bay Colony-Tercentenary Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War of 1812 • War, French and Indian • War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Massachusetts Bay Colony—Tercentenary Commission Markers series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1732.
Location. 42° 39.526′ N, 70° 37.293′ W. Marker is in Rockport, Massachusetts, in Essex County. Marker is on Beach Street, on the right when traveling south. Between King and Main Streets. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rockport MA 01966, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Pool (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Congregational Church of Rockport Steeple Rehabilitation (about 700 feet away); The First Settlers of Sandy BayFirst Settler (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bear Skin Neck (approx. ¼ mile away); Rockport World War I & II Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Harvey Park (approx. 0.3 miles away); Cannon from the U.S.S. Constitution (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rockport.
Also see . . .
1. Sandy Bay Historical Society of Rockport Massachusetts. Historical Society website for the town of Rockport containg information on collections, exhibits and local attractions. (Submitted on August 8, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts.)
2. 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 August 8, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts.)
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