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Swansea in Bristol County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Site of Jonathan Barney - Mason Barney Shipyard

1782-1861

 
 
Site of Jonathan Barney - Mason Barney Shipyard Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, 2011
1. Site of Jonathan Barney - Mason Barney Shipyard Marker
Inscription. Here were built about 200 ships from small sloops to vessels of 1060 tons which sailed from the Atlantic coast to the China seas.
Dedicated to their memory by
Algernon H Bell Carolyn Bell Fenley Constance Bell Falconer
 
Erected 1979 by Town of Swansea.
 
Location. 41° 46.344′ N, 71° 17.111′ W. Marker is in Swansea, Massachusetts, in Bristol County. Marker is at the intersection of Old Providence Road and Barneyville Road, on the right when traveling east on Old Providence Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Swansea MA 02777, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Myles Garrison House Site (within shouting distance of this marker); Miles (Myles) Bridge (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Orleans Manufacturing Co. (approx. 2.6 miles away); Vietnam Memorial (approx. 2.8 miles away in Rhode Island); Liberty Tree (approx. 2.9 miles away); Palmer River Pound (approx. 2.9 miles away); Site of Original Oak Swamp Church (approx. 3 miles away); Washington St. (approx. 3 miles away in Rhode Island). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Swansea.
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceWaterways & Vessels
 
Site of Jonathan Barney - Mason Barney Shipyard Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, June 2012
2. Site of Jonathan Barney - Mason Barney Shipyard Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 9, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 714 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on June 9, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts.   2. submitted on June 10, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
 
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