Winchester in Middlesex County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
John Harvard's Land
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° 28.036′ N, 71° 7.52′ W. Marker is in Winchester, Massachusetts, in Middlesex County. Marker is at the intersection of Washington Street and Forest Street, on the right when traveling north on Washington Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Winchester MA 01890, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Converse Bridge (approx. 1.2 miles away); Site of First House (approx. 1.2 miles away); Woburn (approx. 1.6 miles away); The Symmes Farm (approx. 1.8 miles away); Molyneaux Circle (approx. 2.4 miles away); Captain Isaac Hall Hitching Post (approx. 3.4 miles away); “Jingle Bells” Composed Here (approx. 3½ miles away); “Grandfather’s House” (approx. 3½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Winchester.
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. Winchester Historical Society. The mission of the Winchester Historical Society is to promote an awareness of Winchester’s rich history and share it with the community. The Society achieves its mission by collecting and preserving historic records and artifacts related to Winchester; by its educational programs, exhibitions, and publications; and through its stewardship of the Sanborn Historical and Cultural Center, which serves as the home for the Society and is open to the community for exhibits, meetings, and events. (Submitted on September 10, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts.)
Categories. • Colonial Era • Education • Notable Persons •
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 472 times since then. 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.