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Dukes county Massachusetts Historical Markers

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Massachusetts (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
Massachusetts (Dukes County), Oak Bluff — 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
Massachusetts (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
Massachusetts (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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