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

Robert Pike Homestead

 
 
Robert Pike Homestead Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Remington, July 20, 2014
1. Robert Pike Homestead Marker
Inscription.  
Near by stood the house built in 1639 by Robert Pike, a leader in civil and military affairs who represented Salisbury for thirty-seven years in the general court.
 
Erected 1930 by Massachusetts Bay Colony Tercentenary Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Massachusetts Bay Colony—Tercentenary Commission Markers series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1639.
 
Location. 42° 50.5′ N, 70° 51.6′ W. Marker is in Salisbury, Massachusetts, in Essex County. Marker is at the intersection of Lafayette Rd. and Beach Rd., on the right when traveling north on Lafayette Rd.. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Salisbury MA 01952, 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. First Meetinghouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Large Packet Ship Dreadnought (approx. 1.9 miles away); Newburyport Sailor's Memorial (approx. 2 miles away); Coast Guard Bicentennial Marker (approx.
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2 miles away); Newburyport Custom House (approx. 2.1 miles away); Watts' Cellar (approx. 2.1 miles away); Newburyport Firehouse Center (approx. 2.1 miles away); The 1873 Train Wreck (approx. 2.1 miles away).
 
Additional commentary.
1. Massachusetts Tercentenary Marker Publication
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. click for more information. Note To Editor only visible by Contributor and editor    
    — Submitted July 13, 2016, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts.

 
Additional keywords. salisbury setter, robert pike, salisbury MA
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 17, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 21, 2014, by David Remington of Rockport, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 396 times since then and 14 times this year. Last updated on July 22, 2014, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. Photo   1. submitted on July 21, 2014, by David Remington of Rockport, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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May. 16, 2022