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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Dukes county, Massachusetts

 
Clickable Map of Dukes County, Massachusetts and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Dukes County, MA (6) Barnstable County, MA (204) Bristol County, MA (142) Nantucket County, MA (1)  DukesCounty(6) Dukes County (6)  BarnstableCounty(204) Barnstable County (204)  BristolCounty(142) Bristol County (142)  NantucketCounty(1) Nantucket County (1)
Adjacent to Dukes County, Massachusetts
    Barnstable County (204)
    Bristol County (142)
    Nantucket County (1)
 
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1Massachusetts (Dukes County), Chilmark — Rebecca, Woman of AfricaAfrican-American Heritage trail of Martha's Vineyard
Born in Africa, and enslaved in Chilmark. She married Elisha Amos, a Wampanoag man. She was the mother of Nancy Michael. Rebecca died a free woman in this place in 1801. — Map (db m85500) HM
2Massachusetts (Dukes County), Martha's Vineyard — Former Moving Target Machine Gun Range at South Beach
Former Moving Target Machine Gun Range at South Beach World War II Military Ordnance Has Been Found at South Beach Based upon historical documents, Military Munitions used at this Former Moving Target Machine Gun Range (which includes South . . . — Map (db m158487) HM
3Massachusetts (Dukes County), Oak Bluffs — Historic Clay & Brick Bathhouse
Originally built in 1931, this bathhouse was designed in the late Victorian era Craftsman style to compliment the original brick Steamship Authority ferry terminal. The building was made of the best materials and most modern plumbing available at . . . — Map (db m84144) HM
4Massachusetts (Dukes County), Oak Bluffs — Soldiers' Memorial Fountain
This monument depicting a Union Soldier was erected in 1891 by Charles Strahan, a former Confederate who relocated to Martha's Vineyard after the Civil War. Due to lingering bitterness over the conflict, local Union veterans first excluded him from . . . — Map (db m60226) HM
5Massachusetts (Dukes County), Tisbury — The Marine Hospital Cemetery
The Marine Hospital Cemetery This cemetery was established in 1879 for burial of seafarers who perished at sea or who died at the Marine Hospital after being injured or becoming ill onboard ships calling at Martha's Vineyard. Most of the . . . — Map (db m155774) HM
6Massachusetts (Dukes County), West Tisbury — Heath HenTympanuchus Cupido Cupido
The sole remaining Heath Hen in the world was seen for the last time near this spot on March 11, 1932. This eastern race of the greater prairie chicken was declared extinct in 1933. During the mating season, the males made a loud "booming" sound by . . . — Map (db m128507) HM
 
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Nov. 25, 2020