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

Planters Neck

1630-1930

 
 
Planters Neck Marker image. Click for full size.
By Russell C. Bixby, October 21, 2011
1. Planters Neck Marker
Inscription. Here in 1630-31 a company from Plymouth, under Abraham Robinson, established a fishing station and built curing stages. For nearly two centuries and a half Annisquam was a fishing and ship-building center.
 
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° 39.217′ N, 70° 40.596′ W. Marker is in Gloucester, Massachusetts, in Essex County. Marker is on River Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gloucester MA 01930, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ward Seven World War II Monument (approx. 0.9 miles away); Riverdale World War II Monument (approx. one mile away); Riverdale Martyrs (approx. 1.4 miles away); Chester H. Grant Circle (approx. 2.2 miles away); James Babson Farm (approx. 2.2 miles away); First Settler (approx. 2.8 miles away); John Pool (approx. 2.8 miles away); Gloucester Spanish American War Memorial (approx. 2.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gloucester.
 
More about this marker.
Lobster Cove-Annisquam Village-Gloucester, Massachusetts image. Click for full size.
By Russell C. Bixby, October 21, 2011
2. Lobster Cove-Annisquam Village-Gloucester, Massachusetts
Marker is partially hidden on River Road by a heavy growth of evergreen bushes.
 
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 22, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts.) 
 
Categories. Colonial Era
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 22, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 530 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 22, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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