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

Hospital Point Light / Honor the Valiant Men

 
 
Hospital Point Light Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 30, 2009
1. Hospital Point Light Marker
Inscription. [Bottom (larger) Marker]
Hospital Point Light was established in 1871 and marks the deep-water channel to Beverly, Salem, and Marblehead.

A smallpox hospital once stood on the hill to the rear, where there is also evidence of ramparts dug during the Revolutionary War.
[Top (smaller) Marker]
The Colonel Ebenezer Francis
Chapter NSDAR of Beverly honor
the valiant men who manned this
fort during the Revolutionary War.

 
Erected 1971 by Colonel Ebenezer Francis Chapter NSDAR of Beverly.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 42° 32.778′ N, 70° 51.391′ W. Marker is in Beverly, Massachusetts, in Essex County. Marker is on Bay View Road 0.2 miles south of Neptune Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Bay View Road, Beverly MA 01915, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hospital Point Lighthouse (a few steps from this marker); Salem Willows (approx. 0.9 miles away); Hale Farm
Honor the Valiant Men Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 30, 2009
2. Honor the Valiant Men Marker
(approx. 0.9 miles away); On "The Line" 1880-1940 (approx. one mile away); Salem Willows Park Opens for Business (approx. one mile away); Beverly Korean War Memorial (approx. 1.4 miles away); The Memorial Bell (approx. 1.4 miles away); Beverly Vietnam War Memorial (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Beverly.
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesLandmarksMilitaryWar, US Revolutionary
 
Hospital Point Light / Honor the Valiant Men Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 30, 2009
3. Hospital Point Light / Honor the Valiant Men Marker
View of the two historical markers affixed to a very large rock.
Hospital Point Light / Honor the Valiant Men Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 30, 2009
4. Hospital Point Light / Honor the Valiant Men Marker
View of the large rock, with the two historical markers affixed to it, in the left foreground, with the Hospital Point Front Range Light in the center/right background.
Hospital Point Lighthouse image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 30, 2009
5. Hospital Point Lighthouse
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 7, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,057 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 7, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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