“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Salisbury in Essex County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)


Salisbury Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Remington, July 20, 2014
1. Salisbury Marker
Inscription. Early name Colchester settled in 1638. Name changed to Salisbury in 1640 in compliment to is Puritan clergyman William Worcester of Salisbury, England
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° 52.417′ N, 70° 52.2′ W. Marker is in Salisbury, Massachusetts, in Essex County. Marker is on Lafayette Road (U.S. !) mile from Pike Street (Massachusetts Route 286). Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 249 Lafayette Rd. Salisbury, MA, Salisbury MA 01952, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Robert Pike Homestead (approx. 2.3 miles away); First Meetinghouse (approx. 2.4 miles away); Macy-Colby House (approx. 3.6 miles away); The Large Packet Ship Dreadnought (approx. 3.6 miles away); Soldiers of All Wars Marker (approx. 3.7 miles away); Soldiers and Sailors of Newburyport 1861-1864 (approx. 3.7 miles away); “The Volunteer” (approx. 3.7 miles away); Approach to Carr's Ferry (approx. 3.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Salisbury.
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 17, 2014, by David Remington of Rockport, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 229 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on September 17, 2014, by David Remington of Rockport, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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