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Oxford in Worcester County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

The Johnson Massacre

1630 - 1930

 
 
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By Russell C. Bixby, May 31, 2011
1. The Johnson Massacre Marker
Inscription.  John Johnson and three children were killed by Indians in his house on this spot August 25, 1696. His wife was saved by her brother.
 
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° 5.979′ N, 71° 52.054′ W. Marker is in Oxford, Massachusetts, in Worcester County. Marker is on Massachusetts Route 12 0.1 miles from Johnson Lane, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Oxford MA 01540, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Huguenot Settlement (approx. 0.6 miles away); Old Maanexit Ford (approx. 0.9 miles away); Samuel Slater (approx. 2.7 miles away); Slater Cotton Mill (approx. 2.7 miles away); East Village Textile Mill (approx. 2.7 miles away); Chaubunagungamaug
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By Russell C. Bixby, May 31, 2011
2. The Johnson Massacre Marker
(approx. 3.7 miles away); Clara Bartonís Birthplace (approx. 3.9 miles away); General John Spurr House (approx. 5.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oxford.
 
Also see . . .  Historical Markers Erected by Massachusetts Bay Colony Tercentenary Commission (1930). Historical markers erected by Massachusetts Bay Colony. 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 31, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraNative AmericansWar, French and Indian
 
The Johnson Massacre Marker image. Click for full size.
By Russell C. Bixby, May 31, 2011
3. The Johnson Massacre Marker
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 31, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 2,603 times since then and 144 times this year. Last updated on October 26, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 31, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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