Near Pemaquid in Lincoln County, Maine — The American Northeast (New England)
John Cogswell and Family
John Cogswell and family from
Westbury Leigh, Wiltshire, England,
first set foot in America.
They arrived on the ship Angel Gabriel,
which was wrecked here on the
following day in a violent storm. The
family settled in Ipswich, Massachusetts.
Dedicated on September 28, 1991
at Pemaquid Point, Maine by
the Cogswell Family Association.
Erected 1991 by the Cogswell Family Association.
Location. 43° 50.23′ N, 69° 30.382′ W. Marker is near Pemaquid, Maine, in Lincoln County. Marker can be reached from Bristol Road. Touch for map. Marker is in Pemaquid Lighthouse Park, near the south end of Bristol Road. Marker is in this post office area: Pemaquid ME 04558, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ralph Blaisdell and Family (here, next to this marker); Bell House (within shouting distance of this marker); Oil House (within shouting distance of this marker); Pemaquid Point Lighthouse (within shouting distance of this Boothbay Maine Civil War Monument (approx. 6.9 miles away); R.H.T. Taylor Store in 1882 (approx. 13.9 miles away); Downtown Stores c. 1892 (approx. 13.9 miles away); Wawenock Block • 1858 (approx. 13.9 miles away).
Also see . . . Kristin Hall’s website. The Angel Gabriel and the Great Storm of 1635. (Submitted on September 8, 2010, by Roger W. Sinnott of Chelmsford, Massachusetts.)
Categories. • Colonial Era • Disasters • Settlements & Settlers • Waterways & Vessels •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 8, 2010, by Roger W. Sinnott of Chelmsford, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 1,066 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 8, 2010, by Roger W. Sinnott of Chelmsford, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.