Calvin C. Thayer 18,Reg.Co.G
W. Ellis Cook 42,Reg.Co.B
Corp. Lewis E. Whitney 21,Reg.Co.D
H. Perry Slocum 2,Reg.Co.F
Joseph Osgood 2,Reg.Co.E
C. Philip Hancock 2,Reg.Co.F
Jarias Lawrence 2,Reg.Co.F
Thomas Carry . . . — — Map (db m195743) WM
Bellingham Town Center circa - 1910 The Center of Bellingham as it appeared in 1910 with the old Thayer Store and Post Office. This building still stands directly across from the Town Hall. The house in the background was part of the Walnut Farm . . . — — Map (db m195711) HM
World War II
Died in Action
Francis Monterio · Benjamin Hall · Walter Lenktis · Harold Trudel · Armand Levesque · Edward Baldiga · Augusto Bozzi · Albert Prefontaine
Died in Action
Thomas Berardi P.O.W. · John Peterson
Desert . . . — — Map (db m195703) WM
First Baptist Church circa - 1910 This is a 1910 view of the Bellingham Baptist Church and Civil War Monument. The Church is the oldest in Bellingham and was built in 1826. The bell in the steeple was purchased and cast by G.H. Holbrook of East . . . — — Map (db m195742) HM
Settlers first came to this area of Massachusetts late in the seventeenth century. Jacob Bartlett, a Quaker, and Nicholas Cook, a Baptist were the earliest inhabitants and are generally known as the town pioneers. On November 27, 1719, at the . . . — — Map (db m195746) HM
Governor Richard Bellingham 1591-1672 Bellingham's namesake, Richard Bellingham was the third Governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. Sir Bellingham was born in England in the year 1591 and arrived in Boston in 1634. He was a Puritan Lawyer who . . . — — Map (db m195705) HM
Lyndon F. Murray Memorial Building Fire Station # 1 On December 22, 1930, this building was dedicated as a Municipal Building and Fire Station. It was designated as Fire Station #1. The first floor had a two-bay fire station, a small assembly room . . . — — Map (db m195709) HM
Maple Street North Bellingham circa 1910 A view of Maple Street looking North toward Hartford Avenue. This photograph shows two woolen mills built in the 1800's. The first building on the right (with the workers standing outside) was built in . . . — — Map (db m195707) HM
Noah Alden was the second pastor of the Baptist Church in Bellingham. Born May 31, 1725 in Middleborough, Massachusetts, Noah was the youngest of twelve children. He was the son of John and Hannah White Alden and the great grandson of John and . . . — — Map (db m195745) HM
Original Town Common circa - 1898 The Bellingham Police Department now stands on the original green of the Town Common. The small building in the center was the town's lock-up facility which was erected in 1875. The two-room Massey School House . . . — — Map (db m195740) HM
Town Center circa 1898 This is a panoramic view of the Town Center as it appeared in 1898. On the left sits the Bellingham Town Hall which was constructed in 1802. This early photograph depicts this historical building as it appeared almost one . . . — — Map (db m195741) HM
One of the most magnificent surviving carriage houses in New England, the Anderson Carriage House was designed by Edmund Wheelwright, former city architect of Boston, for the summer estate of William Fletcher Weld II. Its design was inspired by the . . . — — Map (db m33022) HM
The only remaining eighteenth-century schoolhouse in Brookline, Putterham School was built to serve the farm families of South Brookline. Classes were held at this one-room schoolhouse for more than 150 years. Around . . . — — Map (db m33020) HM
In this building in 1801 Paul Revere-famed " Midnight Rider" Patriot and silversmith- founded an industry as well as a business.
Here he rolled copper successfully for the first time in America. Thus beginning one of the most vital industries . . . — — Map (db m56048) HM
Constructed in 1835
National Register of Historic Places
Placed by Canton Historical Commission
Dedicated July 4th 1993
National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark
Designated by the American society of Civil Engineers
Dedicated . . . — — Map (db m52387) HM
Dedicated to the memory of Joseph Antoine and Joseph Wilson, keepers of the first Minot Ledge Lighthouse who, while manning the Light on the night of Apr. 17, 1851, lost their lives when the lighthouse was swept into the sea during a violent . . . — — Map (db m42104) HM
On this site 3,514 tons of Quincy granite were hewn into 1,079 dovetailed blocks whose final weight totalled 2,367 tons.
On the two circular forms seen here, the cut stones were carefully assembled to assure perfect fit; then disassembled . . . — — Map (db m42102) HM
Founded April 25, 1874
"For promoting the boating interests of the town"
Incorporated October 29th 1874
First boathouse built on Ames Street site in 1875.
Destroyed by lightning in July 1882.
Second boathouse built on this site in . . . — — Map (db m56100) HM
Oldest house in Dedham, a part of it built about 1636. Homestead of Jonathan Fairbanks, who, with his sons John, George, and Jonathan, Junior, signed the Dedham Covenant September 10, 1636. Ancestral home of the late Vice- President Fairbanks. — — Map (db m48808) HM
Dedicated to the men and women of Dedham who served their country with honor and Valor and the lasting memory of those who gave their lives during the Vietnam War.
PFC John A. Barnes III, U.S. Army 12 Nov. 1967, Awarded Congressional Medal of Honor . . . — — Map (db m62533) WM
In 1783, Nehemiah Carpenter, Samuel Baker and Jeremiah Hartshorn conveyed to the selectmen and their successors in office forever four acres of land on which the meeting house had been built for use as a town common. Mr. Carpenter also gave one . . . — — Map (db m55878) HM
Settled by members of the Atherton, Boyden, Hodges, Morse, Pratt, Robbins and other families, This section was known as Robbins Corner for many years. The identity changed with the arrival of the railroad and the establishment of East Foxboro Depot . . . — — Map (db m55869) HM
The homes on Baker Street represent people and diverse architecture from two significant periods of Foxborough history, the 19th century straw hat era and the 20th century transition to industrial manufacturing. — — Map (db m55872) HM
First Settler The first dwelling in what would become Foxborough was erected in 1669. It was located west of nearby Wading River on a farm laid out for Captain William Hudson who
was a Boston tavern keeper. Hudson never lived here, but leased . . . — — Map (db m55866) HM
Not all patients of the Massachusetts Hospital for Dipsomaniacs and Inebriates or its successor, the Foxboro State Hospital, had known family contacts or families able to provide for their burial. To insure a proper final resting place, the . . . — — Map (db m55873) HM
Hervey Pettee built a thread mill at this site in 1813. A spring freshet in 1831 washed out the dam and ruined the factory. A stone structure soon replaced it. Charles Freeman & Son later operated a wool scouring mill. The flood of Feb. 2, 1886 tore . . . — — Map (db m55874) HM
Proud of those who fought and died in the Civil War, as well as those who assisted the war effort in so many ways, the people of Foxborough wanted a more suitable monument than just a tablet as a symbol of their appreciation. In 1868 they erected . . . — — Map (db m55877) HM
Populated by members of the Morse family since the early 1700's, this section of Foxborough was known as Morseville. By 1737, Jedediah Morse had dammed the Neponset River forming Crack Rock Pond and built both a saw mill and a bloomery forge near . . . — — Map (db m55879) HM
Originally settled as Paineburgh, taking its name from the many members of the Paine family who settled here, this section of Foxborough had a strong sense of community with its own elementary school, chapel, railroad station and Post Office. . . . — — Map (db m55870) HM
To help support its public school,Dorchester set aside a 650 acre farm in this vicinity which it leased in 1710 to Robert Calef for a total of 308 years. Solomon Hews was operating a tavern here in 1728 when governor William Burnet and the . . . — — Map (db m55885) HM
Is built upon portions of the estate of Ebenezer Warren, who answered the call in the battle Lexington April 19, 1775. He served in the American revolution with two brothers, general Joseph Warren, later killed at the battle of Bunker Hill, and . . . — — Map (db m55871) HM
The Reservoir on Powder House Hill The circular granite structure to the rear of the town hall lot is the reservoir erected by Union Straw Works in 1858. A windmill provided power to draw water up from the reservoir which was then gravity fed . . . — — Map (db m55875) HM
Here in unmarked graves lie the poor, the destitute, the strangers known only to God. Struck down by death in our midst, they were afforded the decency of a proper burial by a caring community. Some were residents of the town's poor farm. Others . . . — — Map (db m38449) HM
Union Straw Works Members of the Carpenter family became engaged in various straw manufacturing operations. In 1843 they built the Great Bonnet Shop at 18-22 Wall Street and in 1845 the Hamlet House at 12-16 Wall St. Erastus P. Carpenter then . . . — — Map (db m55881) HM
Dedicated to the men and women of Franklin who served their country in the pursuit of a free Iraq.
20 March 2003
We commemorate and shall remember those who gave their lives on our behalf. — — Map (db m61263) WM
In remembrance of the men of Franklin who volunteered to serve in the war against Spain because of:
· Conflict of Spanish policies threatening the United States power in the western hemisphere
· Mysterious Sinking of the U.S. Battleship . . . — — Map (db m61369) WM
This Monument is dedicated to those who left their daily tasks among us to fight and die if needed be that freedom may live.
Those who have made the supreme sacrifice in the World War
Lawrence J. Clark • Edward L. Grant • James R. Murray • Elijam . . . — — Map (db m61262) WM
7 December 1941 • 31 December 1946
Dedicated to the honor and sacrifice of the men and women of Franklin who answered their country's call when hostile nations made unprovoked attacks upon free nations of the world. — — Map (db m61261) WM
The original house, built in 1651, was burned when King Philip's Indians burnt the town of Medfield in 1676. Seth Clark, the owner, received indemnity from the colonial government and in 1680 rebuilt the present Peak house, so called because of its . . . — — Map (db m48797) HM
Churchill's Lane. When the Indians sold their land near the mouth of the Neponset River they removed to the territory south of the Blue Hills, which they called Ponkapoag, sweet water. — — Map (db m48814) HM
In Honor of the Citizens of the
Town of Plainville
Who served in the World War
Harold L. Anderson · Coren Arakelian · Clair L. Bent · Roderick O. Bell · Samuel H. Bell · Fred Berger · Howard P. Bigelow · Lawrence F. Blackwell · . . . — — Map (db m195780) WM
World War II
1941 · · · 1945
Frederick Carlin U.S.A. · Clifford A. Cooper U.S.A. · William French U.S.A. · Charles E. Harris U.S.N. · Robert Heintz U.S.A. · Henry F. Snell U.S.A. · Herman W. Suprenant U.S.N. · Theodore F. Young . . . — — Map (db m195782) WM
“Improve your understanding for acquiring useful knowledge and virtue, such as will render you an ornament to society, an Honour to your Country, and a Blessing to Your parents.” Abigail Adams in a letter to her 10-year-old . . . — — Map (db m18502) HM
From this spot, with her son, John Quincy Adams, then a boy of seven, by her side, Abigail Adams watched the smoke of burning Charlestown, while listening to the guns of Bunker Hill. Saturday, 17 June, 1775. < Lower Marker : > The Adams . . . — — Map (db m191821) HM
The Burns Memorial Association
of Quincy Mass.
in honor of
Scotland's most famous poet
and advocate of liberty
"No Spartan tube, no Attic shell
No lyre Ćolian I awake . . . — — Map (db m119033) HM
In Honor Of
Our Patriot Soldiers.
Killed in Battle.
[Roll of Honored Dead]
Died of Wounds
Received in Battle.
[Roll of Honored Dead]
Died in Prison.
[Roll of Honored Dead]
Died of Disease
contracted in the Army . . . — — Map (db m119039) HM
H. C. B. and C.
[Bronze bas-relief panels]
International H. C. B. and C.
Laborer's Union of America [seal]
Labor omnia vincit ["Work conquers . . . — — Map (db m119230) HM
in memory of his daughter
Etta M. Hutchins
wife of Samuel G. Hutchins
Died Feb. 20, 1901
aged 34 yrs.
This grave given my beloved neice [sic]
by her Uncle Joseph Veader
Her last request was
"I want . . . — — Map (db m122535) HM
This gateway marks the foot of the old incline, a part of the Granite Railway.
The idea of this railway was conceived and carried out by Gridley Bryant, in the face of great opposition but supported by Thomas Handasyd Perkins, to transport the . . . — — Map (db m198169) HM
Set apart after 1640 • • • • • Here lie buried The early settlers of the town the first minister the first teacher Rev. John Hancock (1702 – 1744) for whom this place is named Father of the patriot Henry Adams (1583 – 1646) and . . . — — Map (db m31249) HM
Farmer Lawyer Patriot Diplomat First Vice President Second President of the United States Side of Monument: There is danger from all men. The only maxim of a free government ought to be to trust no man living with power to endanger the public . . . — — Map (db m18052) HM
On this site was born
January 23, 1737
Son of Reverend John Hancock,
pastor of what is now the
First Parish Church, Quincy
On his father's death, he was
adopted by his uncle — Boston's
wealthiest . . . — — Map (db m118703) HM
Men of Quincy
who died in
the Korean War
Robert I. Adams • Thomas B. Bishop • Lawrence A. Bruno
Herman E. Buzbee • James H. Cameron • Howard E. Davis
Walter A. Della Chiesa • Robert J. Duffy • Kenneth . . . — — Map (db m119122) WM
Moswetuset Hummock was the seat of Chickatawbut, Sagamore of the Massachusetts Indians; adjoining were their planting grounds. "Massachusetts" means "at the Great (Blue) Hills." With Chickatawbut Governor Winthrop made a treaty which was never . . . — — Map (db m48818) HM
National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark.
The Granite Railway
Designated by the American Society of Civil Engineers 1976
This marker commemorates the 150th anniversary of the ground breaking for the first commercial railroad in the . . . — — Map (db m49466) HM
In Grateful Remembrance of The Men of Quincy, Mass. formerly called Braintree who on land and sea fought to establish the independence of the United States of America in The Revolution of 1775-1783 Ebenezer Adams • Daniel Arnold • Hezekiah Bass • . . . — — Map (db m31244) HM
Within this church are the tombs of two Presidents of the United States and their wives John Adams – Second President 1735 1826 Abigail Adams 1744 1818 their son John Quincy Adams – Sixth President 1767 1848 Louisa Catherine Adams 1775 . . . — — Map (db m18051) HM
Dedicated to the
Citizens of Quincy
who made the
Killed or Missing in Action
Brian P. Ahern • Richard C. Archer • Francis Builaert
James E. Casale • Ralph Caspole • James H. . . . — — Map (db m119124) WM
Dedicated to the memory of
the Quincy Boys who offered their
lives during the World War, that
our country and its institutions
might be preserved.
This memorial erected by a grateful city
May 30, . . . — — Map (db m119082) WM
On June 12, 1952, the U.S. Navy contracted with Douglas Aircraft Company to build one prototype XA4D-1 Skyhawk attack aircraft. Before delivery of the A4D to fleet units, an improved version, the A4D-2 was ordered into production. This Skyhawk . . . — — Map (db m66307) WM
Naval Air Station South Weymouth was a U.S. Navy installation from 1942 to 1997. It was established as a blimp base during the Second World War. Later, during the post-war era, NAS South Weymouth hosted a changing variety of regular Navy, Navy . . . — — Map (db m66309) HM WM
Shea Field Memorial Grove was conceived by Captain Robert A. Duetsch, the last Commanding Officer of Naval Air Station, South Weymouth. The Grove has been created to remember CDR Jack Shea; to remember the Naval Air Stations Squantum and South . . . — — Map (db m66277) HM
Site of Walpole's first houses of God, Those of Reverend Philip Payson and Reverend George Morey, Early Harvard Graduates.
O Zion Mount of pleading, our forefathers earlier shrine. Though now shorn of crest and hillsides art thou "Auld Lang Syne" . . . — — Map (db m56102) HM
Sailors Home Cemetery-This cemetery, the last remnant of the National Sailors’ Home in Quincy contains the remains of at least 119 veterans of this country’s Civil War.
The Home located on 6 ½ acres in Wollaston, operated as a farm for 66 . . . — — Map (db m62458) WM
This stone is the door-step and now marks the site of the first Meeting House in Wrentham erected in 1684 that the people might have a suitable place to attend the worship of God. Here the townsmen held their meetings and to this spot they were . . . — — Map (db m56105) HM
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