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

Myles Garrison House Site

 
 
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By Bryan Simmons, 2011
1. Myles Garrison House Site Marker
Inscription. Near this spot stood the John Myles Garrison House. The place of meeting of the troops of Massachusetts Bay and Plymouth colonies.

Commanded by Majors Thomas Savage and James Cudworth, who marched to the relief of Swansea at the opening of King Philips War
A.D. 1675
There fell in Swansea, slain by the Indians Nehemiah Allin William Hammond William Cahoone John Jones Gershom Cobb Robert Jones John Druce Joseph Lewis John Fall John Salisbury William Salisbury

To mark this historic site this monument was erected
 
Erected 1912 by Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
 
Location. 41° 46.368′ N, 71° 17.13′ W. Marker is in Swansea, Massachusetts, in Bristol County. Marker is at the intersection of Old Providence Road and Barneyville Road, on the left 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. Site of Jonathan Barney - Mason Barney Shipyard (within shouting distance of this marker); Miles (Myles) Bridge (approx. 0.2 miles away); Orleans Manufacturing Co. (approx.

Myles Garrison House Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, 2011
2. Myles Garrison House Site Marker
2.6 miles away); Vietnam Memorial (approx. 2.8 miles away in Rhode Island); Liberty Tree (approx. 2.8 miles away); Palmer River Pound (approx. 2.9 miles away); Site of Original Oak Swamp Church (approx. 3 miles away); Washington St. (approx. 3.1 miles away in Rhode Island). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Swansea.
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & SettlersWars, US Indian
 
Myles Garrison House Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, 2011
3. Myles Garrison House Site 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 1,588 times since then and 275 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 9, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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