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

Borderland

 
 
Borderland Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, July 2012
1. Borderland Marker
Inscription.  The former estate of two remarkable people, Oakes and Blanche Ames. Within this park are several eighteenth and nineteenth century industries, a bog iron operation, a reservoir for Easton Furnace, early Easton homes and a stone mansion.
 
Erected 1983 by Easton Historical Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Civil RightsHorticulture & Forestry.
 
Location. 42° 3.657′ N, 71° 9.951′ W. Marker is in Sharon, Massachusetts, in Bristol County. Marker can be reached from Massapoag Ave, on the right when traveling north. Located in Borderland State Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sharon MA 02067, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. East Foxborough (approx. 2 miles away); The Liberatore Brothers (approx. 3.3 miles away); Mansfield World War II Memorial (approx. 3.4 miles away); DePillow Square (approx. 3.4 miles away); Historic Town Hall Clock (approx. 3.4
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By Bryan Simmons, July 2012
2. Borderland Marker
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miles away); Lowney Common (approx. 3.4 miles away); Mansfield Veterans Memorial (approx. 3.4 miles away); Mansfield World War I Monument (approx. 3.6 miles away).
 
Regarding Borderland. Oakes Ames was a very popular Botanist from Harvard while his wife was a huge part of woman's rights as a political illustrator
 
Also see . . .
1. Oakes Ames. (Submitted on July 11, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts.)
2. Blanche Ames. (Submitted on July 11, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts.)
 
Ames Mansion image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, July 2012
3. Ames Mansion
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 11, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 544 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 11, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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