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

Shipbuilders Memorial

 
 
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By James R. Murray, August 24, 2016
1. Shipbuilders Memorial Marker
Main inscription
Inscription.  Dedicated to the those men of Chebacco and Essex who by the skill of mind and hand within sight of this spot created nearly 4000 wooden vessels 1650-1982
 
Topics. This historical marker memorial is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraIndustry & CommerceWaterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 42° 37.958′ N, 70° 46.745′ W. Marker is in Essex, Massachusetts, in Essex County. Marker is on Main Street (Massachusetts Route 133), on the left when traveling east. Marker is on the grounds of the Essex Historical Society and Shipbuilding Museum, a few feet away from the Shipyard of 1668 marker. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 64 Main Street, Essex MA 01929, 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. Shipyard of 1668 (within shouting distance of this marker); Knowlton Moore Memorial Playground (approx. 0.2 miles away); Herbert Goodhue War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Essex Massachusetts Soldier’ Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Free School (approx. 0.4 miles away); John Wise House
Shipbuilders Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By James R. Murray, August 24, 2016
2. Shipbuilders Memorial Marker
Long view of memorial
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(approx. one mile away); Masconomet Sagamore of the Agawams (approx. 2.1 miles away); Ipswich Massachusetts War Memorial (approx. 3.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Essex.
 
Shipbuilders Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By James R. Murray, August 24, 2016
3. Shipbuilders Memorial Marker
Detail of town seal
Shipbuilders Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By James R. Murray, August 24, 2016
4. Shipbuilders Memorial Marker
Detail of ship's wheel portion of memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 27, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 24, 2016, by James R. Murray of Elkton, Florida. This page has been viewed 425 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 24, 2016, by James R. Murray of Elkton, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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