Rockport in Essex County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
Old First Parish Burying Ground
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° 39.526′ N, 70° 37.293′ W. Marker is in Rockport, Massachusetts, in Essex County. Marker is on Beach Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Between King and Main Streets. Marker is in this post office area: Rockport MA 01966, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Pool (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The First Settlers of Sandy Bay (about 800 feet away); First Settler (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bear Skin Neck (approx. ¼ mile away); Rockport World War I & II Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Harvey Park (approx. 0.3 miles away); Cannon from the U.S.S. Constitution (approx. 0.4 miles away); Town Wharves (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rockport.
Also see . . .
1. Sandy Bay Historical Society of Rockport Massachusetts. Historical Society website for the town of Rockport containg information on collections, exhibits and local attractions. (Submitted on August 8, 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 8, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts.)
Categories. • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War of 1812 • War, French and Indian • War, US Revolutionary •
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 744 times since then and 46 times this year. Last updated on October 26, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 8, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.