Rockport in Essex County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
1630 - 1930
Erected 1930 by Massachusetts Bay Colony-Tercentenary Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Colonial Era. In addition, it is included in the Massachusetts Bay Colony—Tercentenary Commission Markers series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1700.
Location. 42° 39.569′ N, 70° 37.371′ W. Marker is in Rockport, Massachusetts, in Essex County. Marker is at the intersection of King Street and Smith Street, on the right when traveling north on King Street. 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. Old First Parish Burying Ground (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Settler (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Congregational Church of Rockport Steeple Rehabilitation (approx. Ό mile away); The First Settlers of Sandy Bay Bear Skin Neck (approx. 0.3 miles away); Rockport World War I & II Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Harvey Park (approx. 0.4 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 containing information on collections, exhibits and local attractions. (Submitted on August 8, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts.)
2. 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 September 25, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts.)
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