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Buzzards Bay in Barnstable County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Monica Dickens Stratton

Founder of the Samaritans, USA

 

— 1915-1992 —

 
Monica Dickens Stratton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, July 2012
1. Monica Dickens Stratton Marker
Inscription.  Through her efforts suicide barriers were placed on the canal bridges.

"The Samaritans hope that saving people here will give them time to reconsider, to give themselves another chance at living, and at finding some help."
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Bridges & Viaducts.
 
Location. 41° 46.012′ N, 70° 34.163′ W. Marker is in Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts, in Barnstable County. Marker is on Scenic Highway (U.S. 6), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Buzzards Bay MA 02532, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. William Barclay Parsons (here, next to this marker); August Belmont (here, next to this marker); Cape Cod Canal (a few steps from this marker); Comassakumakanit (approx. half a mile away); Bournedale's Yesterdays (approx. half a mile away); Still on Patrol (approx. ¾ mile away); Edmund Freeman Saddle & Pillion Burial Ground (approx. 2.6 miles away); Sagamore Hill Trail (approx. 2.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Buzzards Bay.
 
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Monica Dickens Stratton Marker on Right image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, July 2012
2. Monica Dickens Stratton Marker on Right
 Samaritans, USA. (Submitted on July 23, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 20, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 556 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 20, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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Sep. 19, 2020