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Marlborough in Middlesex County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

The John Brown Bell

 
 
The John Brown Bell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, June 2012
1. The John Brown Bell Marker
Inscription. Symbol of a nation's efforts to obtain freedom and equality for it's people
The John Brown Bell

owned, and placed here, John A. Rawlins Building Association, acting in behalf of Akroyd Houde Post 132, the American legion, with the co-operation and assistance of the Marlboro chamber of commerce, in tribute to the men of Co. I, 13th Massachusetts Volunteer militia. May their ideals, and achievements serve to remind us that freedom with equality is the promise to all men, everywhere fulfilled. Only when a nation stands united though the mutual understanding, respect, and determination of all it's people.
 
Erected 1968 by American Legion.
 
Location. 42° 20.846′ N, 71° 32.729′ W. Marker is in Marlborough, Massachusetts, in Middlesex County. Marker is on Main Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Marlborough MA 01752, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gen. Henry Knox Trail (approx. 0.3 miles away); Doughboy Monument (approx. 0.3 miles away); High School Common (approx. 0.4 miles away); Robert W. "Red" Touchette
The John Brown Bell image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, June 2012
2. The John Brown Bell
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Lieut Wm. Munroe Brigham Jr. Park (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Volunteer (approx. 0.4 miles away); Williams Tavern (approx. one mile away); a different marker also named Gen. Henry Knox Trail (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marlborough.
 
Also see . . .
1. History of the bell. (Submitted on June 16, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts.)
2. About John Brown. (Submitted on June 16, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts.)
 
Categories. Abolition & Underground RRCivil RightsWar, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 16, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 700 times since then and 88 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 16, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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