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

Dedham Boat Club

 
 
Dedham Boat Club Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, 2011
1. Dedham Boat Club Marker
Inscription. Founded April 25, 1874
"For promoting the boating interests of the town"
Incorporated October 29th 1874
First boathouse built on Ames Street site in 1875.
Destroyed by lightning in July 1882.
Second boathouse built on this site in 1883,
Enlarged in 1888, and 1902.
torn down in May 1935
The land which the boathouse stood given to the
Dedham Historical Society May 1st 1935
Liquidated with honor on the sixtieth anniversary of it incorporation October 29th 1934
 
Erected 1935.
 
Location. 42° 15.172′ N, 71° 10.647′ W. Marker is in Dedham, Massachusetts, in Norfolk County. Marker is on Pleasant Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dedham MA 02026, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Powder House (within shouting distance of this marker); Dedham (approx. 0.4 miles away); Vietnam War Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); Fairbanks House (approx. 0.8 miles away); 54th Infantry - 55th Infantry - 5th Cavalry (approx. 2.6 miles
Dedham Boat Club Remains image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, 2011
2. Dedham Boat Club Remains
All that is left of the club
away); Boston Spanish American War Memorial (approx. 4.2 miles away); Boston Civil War Memorial (approx. 4.2 miles away); Rear Admiral John Ancrum Winslow Memorial (approx. 4.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dedham.
 
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Dedham Boat Club Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, 2011
3. Dedham Boat Club Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 7, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 291 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 7, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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