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

Lynn

1630-1930

 
 
Lynn (Washington Square) image. Click for full size.
By Russell C. Bixby, October 9, 2011
1. Lynn (Washington Square)
Inscription. The Indian region called Saugus, settled 1629 by people from the Puritan colony at Salem, named for Lynn Regis in England, 1637. First place in North America to make boots and shoes for export.
 
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° 27.797′ N, 70° 56.367′ W. Marker is in Lynn, Massachusetts, in Essex County. Marker is at the intersection of Broad Street (Massachusetts Route 1A) and Nahant Street, on the right when traveling west on Broad Street. Touch for map. Marker is located in small park at Washington Square Lynn. Marker is in this post office area: Lynn MA 01902, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Swampscott Civil War Monument (approx. 1.2 miles away); Capt. Jennifer J. Harris U.S.M.C. (approx. 1.2 miles away); Swampscott World War I Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away); Elihu Thomson House (approx. 1.2 miles away); Judge Andrew R. Linscott
Washington Square image. Click for full size.
By Russell C. Bixby, October 9, 2011
2. Washington Square
(approx. 1.2 miles away); Swampscott Revolutionary War Honor Roll (approx. 1.2 miles away); Swampscott Desert Shield - Desert Storm Monument (approx. 1.2 miles away); Swampscott World War Honor Roll (approx. 1.2 miles away).
 
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 October 9, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraIndustry & Commerce
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 9, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 507 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 9, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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