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

The Site of the First House in Norton

 
 
The Site of the First House in Norton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, 2011
1. The Site of the First House in Norton Marker
Inscription. The Site of the First House in Norton Built by William Witherell A.D. 1669
 
Erected 1889 by The Town of Norton.
 
Location. 41° 58.187′ N, 71° 7.579′ W. Marker is in Norton, Massachusetts, in Bristol County. Marker is on Bay Road just from Turkey Farm Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Norton MA 02766, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Burial Ground (here, next to this marker); Winneccunnett Pond Area (a few steps from this marker); King Philip's Cave (approx. mile away); The Old Bay Road (approx. 2.4 miles away); Site of First Church in Norton (approx. 3.2 miles away); Norton Common Burial Ground (approx. 4.3 miles away); Site of the First Successful Iron Works in the Old Colony (approx. 5.1 miles away); Memorial for Soldiers against Terrorism (approx. 5.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Norton.
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
The Site of the First House in Norton image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, 2011
2. The Site of the First House in Norton
 
 
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 531 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 9, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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