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

The Milldam

1630 - 1930

 
 
The Milldam Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 17, 2009
1. The Milldam Marker
Inscription. This short stretch of street still known as the milldam was the site of an Indian fishing weir and was laid out along the dam built soon after the settlement of the town in 1635.
 
Erected 1930 by Massachusetts Bay Colony Tercentenary Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Massachusetts Bay Colony—Tercentenary Commission Markers marker series.
 
Location. 42° 27.619′ N, 71° 20.958′ W. Marker is in Concord, Massachusetts, in Middlesex County. Marker is on Main Street (Massachusetts Route 62), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Concord MA 01742, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jethro’s Tree (a few steps from this marker); The Millpond (within shouting distance of this marker); Henry David Thoreau (within shouting distance of this marker); Concord Massachusetts World War I Honor Roll (within shouting distance of this marker); Concord Massachusetts Spanish American War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); The Wright Tavern
Marker in Concord image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 17, 2009
2. Marker in Concord
(within shouting distance of this marker); On this Hill (within shouting distance of this marker); Concord Massachusetts Civil War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Concord.
 
Also see . . .  Historical markers erected by Massachusetts Bay Colony. Original 1930 publication by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts of Tercentenary Commission Markers, commemorating the three hundredth anniversary of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. (Submitted on November 17, 2009, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraNative Americans
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 21, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,971 times since then and 71 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 21, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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