Rockport in Essex County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
Benjamin Tarr House
Erected 1930 by Massachusetts Bay Colony Tercentenary Commission.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Massachusetts Bay Colony—Tercentenary Commission Markers marker series.
Location. 42° 39.303′ N, 70° 36.528′ W. Marker is in Rockport, Massachusetts, in Essex County. Marker is on South Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. This historic home has been used in recent times as rental apartments, a tea house, and home to a local newspaper. The current owners have refurbished it and portions are for rent as a vacation home. Marker is at or near this postal address: 23 South Street, Rockport MA 01966, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Town Wharves (approx. 0.4 miles away); Cannon from the U.S.S. Constitution (approx. 0.4 miles away); Harvey Park (approx. 0.4 miles away); Rockport World War I & II Memorial Old Stone Fort (approx. half a mile away); Straitsmouth Island (approx. half a mile away); Bear Skin Neck (approx. half a mile away); The First Settlers of Sandy Bay (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rockport.
More about this marker. This historical marker was destroyed during a storm in 2001, but has been replaced.
Categories. • Colonial Era • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 21, 2014, by Larry Wilson of Wareham, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 440 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 21, 2014, by Larry Wilson of Wareham, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.