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

Site of Camp Lander

 
 
Site of Camp Lander Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Tiernan, October 26, 2010
1. Site of Camp Lander Marker
Marker is on the left side of the entrance gate.
Inscription.
Site of
Camp Lander
1862-1865
A training field for
Massachusetts
Regiments

 
Location. 42° 36.509′ N, 70° 52.637′ W. Marker is in Wenham, Massachusetts, in Essex County. Marker is on Main Street (State Highway 1A), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is on left side of entrance gate. Marker is at or near this postal address: 225 Main Street, Wenham MA 01984, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Wenham (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Wenham (approx. 0.6 miles away); This Stone Marks the Site of Peter Hill (approx. one mile away); Wenham Lake (approx. 1.2 miles away); The Covered Wagon (approx. 1.5 miles away); Conant House (approx. 2.5 miles away); Roger Conant (approx. 3 miles away); Planters Path to their Landing Place (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wenham.
 
More about this marker. The coloring of the marker and stone it is attached to make it hard to see except up close.
 
Categories. MilitaryNotable Places
 
Site of Camp Lander Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Tiernan, October 26, 2010
2. Site of Camp Lander Marker
Pingree Park Dedication Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Michael Tiernan, October 26, 2010
3. Pingree Park Dedication Plaque
Dedication Marker for the park itself. This marker is on the right side of the entrance gate.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 26, 2010, by Michael Tiernan of Danvers, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 779 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 26, 2010, by Michael Tiernan of Danvers, Massachusetts. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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