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Sudbury in Middlesex County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Sudbury Fight

1630 - 1930

 
 
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By Russell C. Bixby, August 5, 2011
1. Sudbury Fight Marker
Inscription. One-quarter mile north took place the Sudbury Fight with King Philip's Indians on April 21, 1676. Captain Samuel Wadsworth fell with twenty-eight of his men; their monument stands in the burying ground.
 
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° 21.734′ N, 71° 24.972′ W. Marker is in Sudbury, Massachusetts, in Middlesex County. Marker is at the intersection of Boston Post Road (U.S. 20) and Concord Road, on the right when traveling west on Boston Post Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sudbury MA 01776, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hop Brook Mill (within shouting distance of this marker); The Goodnow Garrison House (approx. one mile away); Sudbury (approx. 1.2 miles away); Knox Trail (approx. 1.9 miles away); First Town Center (approx. 2.5 miles away); Washington at the Wayside Inn (approx. 2.7 miles away); Gen. Henry Knox Trail (approx. 3.1 miles away); Pike Haven Homestead (approx. 3.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sudbury.
 
Also see . . .
1. 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 6, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts.) 

2. Sudbury Historical Society. The Sudbury Historical Society is dedicated to bringing the rich history of the Sudbury Plantation into the lives and activities of the people of Sudbury. We collect, preserve and and communicate the history of Sudbury, Massachusetts. Founded in 1956, and incorporating the earlier Goodman Society, the Society maintains its offices and collections on the second floor of Sudbury Town Hall. (Submitted on September 10, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraNotable Events
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 6, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 582 times since then and 56 times this year. Last updated on October 26, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts. Photo   1. submitted on August 6, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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