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Winthrop in Suffolk County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Governor Winthrop House

1630 - 1930

 
 
Governor Winthrop House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Russell C. Bixby, October 9, 2011
1. Governor Winthrop House Marker
Inscription. Site of house erected by Governor Winthrop about 1634 and occupied for a time previous to 1647 by his son Deane who established on the nearby hill a ship signaling station by hoisting a bush to the top of a pole.
 
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° 22.005′ N, 70° 58.164′ W. Marker is in Winthrop, Massachusetts, in Suffolk County. Marker is at the intersection of Shirley Street and Ingleside Avenue on Shirley Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Winthrop MA 02152, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Deane Winthrop House (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Battle of Chelsea Creek (approx. 3.5 miles away); Bellingham-Cary Mansion (approx. 3.6 miles away); City of Revere Civil War Memorial (approx. 3.6 miles away); City of Revere (approx. 3.6 miles away); Liberty and Union (approx. 3.7 miles away); Soldiers and Sailors of Ward 2 (approx. 3.8 miles away); City of Chelsea (approx. 3.8 miles away).
 
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 August 8, 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 August 8, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 405 times since then and 39 times this year. Last updated on October 26, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts. Photo   1. submitted on October 13, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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