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

Revolution of 1689

1630 - 1930

 
 
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By Michael Tiernan, September 23, 2011
1. Revolution of 1689 Marker
Inscription.
Here on August 23, 1687, the citizens of Ipswich, led by the Reverend John Wise, denounced the levey of taxes by the arbirary government of Sir Edmund Andros, and from their protest sprang the American revolution of 1689
 
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° 40.865′ N, 70° 50.138′ W. Marker is in Ipswich, Massachusetts, in Essex County. Marker is on North Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 29 North Main Street, 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. Pillow Lace (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ipswich Massachusetts Village Green Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Brig Falconer Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Agawam - Ipswich (approx. half a mile away); Gen. James Appleton Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Ipswich Massachusetts War Memorial (approx.
Revolution of 1689 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Tiernan, September 23, 2011
2. Revolution of 1689 Marker
Approaching the marker from the south.
0.9 miles away); Rowley Massachusetts World War I Honor Roll (approx. 3.2 miles away); Rowley Burial Ground (approx. 3.2 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 EraNotable PlacesPoliticsSettlements & Settlers
 
Revolution of 1689 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Tiernan, September 23, 2011
3. Revolution of 1689 Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 26, 2011, by Michael Tiernan of Danvers, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 729 times since then and 70 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 26, 2011, by Michael Tiernan of Danvers, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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