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

Adam Hawkes

1630-1930

 
 
Adam Hawkes Marker image. Click for full size.
By Russell C. Bixby, October 9, 2011
1. Adam Hawkes Marker
Inscription. Adam Hawkes, the first white settler in Saugus, built on this site about 1630. President John Adams was his great-grandson.
 
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° 29.397′ N, 71° 1.085′ W. Marker is in Saugus, Massachusetts, in Essex County. Marker is on Walnut Street (Massachusetts Route 129) just east of Broadway (U.S. 1), on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Saugus MA 01906, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Appleton's Pulpit (approx. 1.4 miles away); The Forge (approx. 1.5 miles away); Making Iron (approx. 1.5 miles away); The Casting House (approx. 1.5 miles away); Blacksmith Shop (approx. 1.5 miles away); Iron Works (approx. 1.5 miles away but has been reported missing); River Basin Terminus (approx. 1.5 miles away); The Scotch House (approx. 1.6 miles away but has been reported missing). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Saugus.
 
Also see . . .  Historical Markers Erected by Massachusetts Bay Colony Tercentenary Commission (1930)
Wide view of Adam Hawkes Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton
2. Wide view of Adam Hawkes Marker
Looking north along Walnut Street at the marker in a group of shrubs.
. 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 10, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraNotable Persons
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 10, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 689 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on October 10, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts.   2. submitted on July 1, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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