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

Dalton House

1630-1930

 
 
Dalton House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Russell C. Bixby, November 12, 2011
1. Dalton House Marker
Inscription.  Built in 1746 by Michael Dalton, later the residence of his son, Tristram Dalton, one of the first two United States Senators from Massachusetts. Here were entertained George Washington and other distinguished men.
 
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 1746.
 
Location. 42° 48.484′ N, 70° 52.268′ W. Marker is in Newburyport, Massachusetts, in Essex County. Marker is at the intersection of State Street and Prospect Street, on the right when traveling north on State Street. Dalton House is located at 95 State Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 95 State Street, Newburyport MA 01950, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Memory of the Officers and Men (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bombshell (about 700 feet away); The Bartlet Mall (approx. 0.2 miles
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away); Market Square Tea Burning (approx. ¼ mile away); William Lloyd Garrison (approx. ¼ mile away); Within Lie Buried (approx. ¼ mile away); Newburyport Firehouse Center (approx. ¼ mile away); Watts' Cellar (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newburyport.
 
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 October 26, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts.) 
 
Dalton House , State Street, Newburyport, Masssachusetts image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Russell C. Bixby, November 12, 2011
2. Dalton House , State Street, Newburyport, Masssachusetts
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 26, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 992 times since then and 34 times this year. Last updated on November 12, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 12, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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