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Easton in Bristol County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

The Old Bay Road

 
 
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By Bryan Simmons, June 2012
1. The Old Bay Road Marker
Inscription.  An ancient Indian trail. The Post Road between Massachusetts Bay and Narragansett Bay. The first highway in Easton.

The Old Bay Road Historical District
Recorded in the National Register of Historic Places
U.S. Department of Interior
National Park Service
May 22nd 1972
 
Erected 1972 by Easton Historical Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraRoads & Vehicles. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1870.
 
Location. 42° 0.275′ N, 71° 7.238′ W. Marker is in Easton, Massachusetts, in Bristol County. Marker is on Bay Road 0.1 miles south of Prospect Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: South Easton MA 02375, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. King Philip's Cave (approx. 1.8 miles away); Winneccunnett Pond Area (approx. 2.4 miles away); The Site of the First House in Norton (approx. 2.4 miles away); First Burial Ground (approx. 2.4 miles away); Site of First Church in Norton

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By Bryan Simmons, June 2012
2. The Old Bay Road Marker
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(approx. 4.3 miles away); Borderland (approx. 4˝ miles away); Mansfield World War I Monument (approx. 5.1 miles away); SPC Corey M. Shea (approx. 5.1 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 12, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 651 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 12, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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