Ipswich in Essex County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
Agawam - Ipswich
1630 - 1930
Among the founders and early residents of Ipswich - 1630 - were John Winthrop, Junior, scientist and industrial pioneer; Nathaniel Ward, lawmaker and wit; Richard Bellingham and Richard Saltonstall, magistrates who defended popular rights; Simon Bradstreet and his wife Anne, who wrote poetry of enduring beauty.
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° 40.459′ N, 70° 50.152′ W. Marker is in Ipswich, Massachusetts, in Essex County. Marker is at the intersection of Country Road (Massachusetts Route 133) and Ward Street, on the right when traveling north on Country Road. Touch for map. The marker is on an island in the middle of "Ward Street" right at the mouth connecting it to Country Road. Marker is at or near this postal address: 86 Country Road, Ipswich MA 01938, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gen. James Appleton Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Ipswich Massachusetts Village Green Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ipswich Massachusetts War Memorial Revolution of 1689 (approx. half a mile away); Pillow Lace (approx. 0.7 miles away); Brig Falconer Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); Masconomet Sagamore of the Agawams (approx. 3.1 miles away); John Wise House (approx. 3.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ipswich.
Also see . . . Historical Markers Erected by Massachusetts Bay Colony Tercentenary Commission (1930). Original 1930 publication by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts of Tercentenary Commission Markers, commemorating the three hundredth anniversary of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. (Submitted on September 29, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts.)
Additional keywords. Massachusetts Bay Colony Tercentenary Commission
Categories. • Colonial Era • Notable Places • Settlements & Settlers •
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