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Foxborough in Norfolk County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Entering Baker Street Historic District

 
 
Entering Baker Street Historic District Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, May 31, 2012
1. Entering Baker Street Historic District Marker
Inscription. The homes on Baker Street represent people and diverse architecture from two significant periods of Foxborough history, the 19th century straw hat era and the 20th century transition to industrial manufacturing.
 
Erected 2003 by Foxborough Historical Commission.
 
Location. 42° 3.965′ N, 71° 15.007′ W. Marker is in Foxborough, Massachusetts, in Norfolk County. Marker is at the intersection of Baker Street and Bird St., on the right when traveling north on Baker Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Foxboro MA 02035, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Memorial Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Centre Burial Ground (approx. 0.2 miles away); Union Straw Works / Birth of the Straw Hat Industry (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Reservoir on Powder House Hill / The Town House (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Town Lot (approx. half a mile away); Lakeview (approx. one mile away); Foxborough State Hospital Cemetery (approx. 1.2 miles away); Morseville (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Foxborough.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 31, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 285 times since then and 25 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on May 31, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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