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

Stow

1630 - 1930

 
 
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By Russell C. Bixby, June 27, 2011
1. Stow Marker
Inscription. The plantation called Pompositticut, settled about 1660, became a town and received its present name, 1685.
 
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° 25.912′ N, 71° 29.012′ W. Marker is in Stow, Massachusetts, in Middlesex County. Marker is on Great Road (Massachusetts Route 62) just south of Pompositicot Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Stow MA 01775, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Faulkner Homestead (approx. 2.4 miles away); a different marker also named Stow (approx. 3.1 miles away); Henderson Inches Sawmill (approx. 3.6 miles away); Captain Thomas Wheeler House (approx. 4 miles away); Washington at the Wayside Inn (approx. 5.2 miles away); Hudson Veteran's Memorial (approx. 5.2 miles away); a different marker also named Hudson Veteran's Memorial (approx. 5.2 miles away); Sudbury Fight (approx. 5.9 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Tercentenary Commission Markers
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By Russell C. Bixby, June 27, 2011
2. Stow Marker
. Original 1930 publication by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts of Tercentenary Commission Markers, commemorating the three hundredth anniversary of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. (Submitted on June 28, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 28, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 362 times since then and 24 times this year. Last updated on October 9, 2011, by Michael Tiernan of Danvers, Massachusetts. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 28, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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