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Marlborough in Middlesex County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Williams Tavern

1630 - 1930

 
 
Williams Tavern Marker image. Click for full size.
By Antonio Prats, April 25, 2010
1. Williams Tavern Marker
Inscription. The first tavern was erected on this site by Lieutenant Abraham Williams in 1665. Destroyed by Indians in 1676, it was promptly rebuilt and managed by the Williams Family until 1829. Here the early Circuit Courts convened, stage coaches changed horses, and historic personages tarried.
 
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° 20.367′ N, 71° 33.699′ W. Marker is in Marlborough, Massachusetts, in Middlesex County. Marker is at the intersection of Lakeside Ave (Massachusetts Route 20) and Williams Street, on the right when traveling east on Lakeside Ave. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Marlborough MA 01752, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lieut Wm. Munroe Brigham Jr. Park (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Volunteer (approx. 0.6 miles away); Robert W. "Red" Touchette (approx. 0.6 miles away); High School Common (approx. 0.7 miles away); Doughboy Monument (approx. 0.7 miles away); Gen. Henry Knox Trail (approx. mile away); The John Brown Bell (approx. one mile away); Mary Goodnow's Grave (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marlborough.
 
Also see . . .
1. Original 1930 publication by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts of Tercentenary Commission Markers. Original 1930 publication by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts of Tercentenary Commission Markers, commemorating the three hundredth anniversary of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. (Submitted on May 21, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts.) 

2. The Marlborough Historical Society. The Marlborough Historical Society, founded in 1964, is an all-volunteer, non-profit organization dedicated to historic preservation, education, and celebration in Marlborough. (Submitted on November 6, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraGovernmentNative AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 28, 2010, by Antonio Prats of Shrewsbury, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 1,033 times since then and 55 times this year. Last updated on October 9, 2011, by Michael Tiernan of Danvers, Massachusetts. Photo   1. submitted on April 28, 2010, by Antonio Prats of Shrewsbury, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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