Scituate in Plymouth County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
Old Stockbridge Grist Mill
Erected 1976 by Scituate Historical Society.
Location. 42° 10.666′ N, 70° 44.965′ W. Marker is in Scituate, Massachusetts, in Plymouth County. Marker is on Country Way just north of the Greenbush Rotary, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Scituate MA 02066, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of Stockbridge Mansion (within shouting distance of this marker); The Old Oaken Bucket (approx. 0.3 miles away); Mann Historical Museum (approx. one mile away); First Training Field (approx. 1.1 miles away); Site of the First Church (approx. First Meeting House (approx. 1.3 miles away); Men of Kent Cemetery (approx. 1.3 miles away); Cudworth House (approx. 1˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Scituate.
Regarding Old Stockbridge Grist Mill. The mill is mentioned in the following lines of Samuel Woodworth’s poem:
The wide spreading pond, and the mill that stood by it,
The bridge and the rock where the cataract fell...
Also see . . .
1. Scituate Historical Society. The history of the Stockbridge mill. (Submitted on November 15, 2009, by Roger W. Sinnott of Chelmsford, Massachusetts.)
2. Stockbridge Mill Project. The structure's recent restoration. (Submitted on November 15, 2009, by Roger W. Sinnott of Chelmsford, Massachusetts.)
3. Midi file. Lyrics and melody for Samuel Woodworth's poem. (Submitted on November 15, 2009, by Roger W. Sinnott of Chelmsford, Massachusetts.)
Categories. • Arts, Letters, Music • Colonial Era • Landmarks • Notable Buildings •
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