From colonial times, and for many years after, the local militia used it as a training field. During Indian days, and up to the present. The field has been used to grow a variety of crops including Timothy hay, corn, alfalfa, and vegetables.
Purchased by the citizens of Rehoboth in 1992, the plain is now managed by the Rehoboth Park Commission.
Erected by Rehoboth Historical Commission.
Location. 41° 50.563′ N, 71° 15.687′ W. Marker is in Rehoboth, Massachusetts, in Bristol County. Marker is at the intersection of Bay State Road and Winthrop Street, on the right when traveling west on Bay State Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rehoboth MA 02769, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Yellow Meeting House (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sabin Sawmill (approx. 0.8 miles away); Anawan House (approx. 1.4 miles away); Anawan House-Inn
Categories. • Agriculture • Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 10, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 580 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 10, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.