Dedham in Norfolk County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
1630 - 1930
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° 14.609′ N, 71° 10.065′ W. Marker is in Dedham, Massachusetts, in Norfolk County. Marker is at the intersection of Eastern Avenue and East Street, on the right when traveling east on Eastern Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dedham MA 02026, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dedham (approx. 0.4 miles away); Vietnam War Memorial (approx. half a mile away); The Powder House (approx. 0.8 miles away); Dedham Boat Club (approx. 0.8 miles away); 54th Infantry - 55th Infantry - 5th Cavalry (approx. 1.9 miles away); Ponkapoag Plantation Boston Civil War Memorial (approx. 4.2 miles away); Boston Spanish American War Memorial (approx. 4.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dedham.
Also see . . .
1. Fairbanks House-Fairbanks Family in America. The Fairbanks House is owned and preserved by the Fairbanks Family in America, Inc., a genealogical membership organization. The Fairbanks House in Dedham, MA is thought to be the oldest standing timber frame building in North America. Built circa 1637-1641 for Jonathan and Grace Fairebanke and their six children, it was home to eight generations of the Fairbanks family. The Fairbanks House is now a historic house museum, open annually May 1 -- October 31. (Submitted on August 31, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts.)
2. 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 August 31, 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 August 31, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 543 times since then and 36 times this year. Last updated on October 26, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 31, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.