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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Norfolk County, Massachusetts

 
Clickable Map of Norfolk 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 Norfolk County, MA (102) Bristol County, MA (184) Middlesex County, MA (297) Plymouth County, MA (172) Suffolk County, MA (356) Worcester County, MA (343) Providence County, RI (218)  NorfolkCounty(102) Norfolk County (102)  BristolCounty(184) Bristol County (184)  MiddlesexCounty(297) Middlesex County (297)  PlymouthCounty(172) Plymouth County (172)  SuffolkCounty(356) Suffolk County (356)  WorcesterCounty(343) Worcester County (343)  ProvidenceCountyRhode Island(218) Providence County (218)
Dedham is the county seat for Norfolk County
Adjacent to Norfolk County, Massachusetts
      Bristol County (184)  
      Middlesex County (297)  
      Plymouth County (172)  
      Suffolk County (356)  
      Worcester County (343)  
      Providence County, Rhode Island (218)  
 
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1Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Bellingham — Bellingham Soldier’s Monument
On Mendon Street (Massachusetts Route 140) at Thayer Road, on the left when traveling east on Mendon Street.
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
2Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Bellingham — Bellingham Town Center
On Mendon Street (Massachusetts Route 140) at Thayer Road, on the left when traveling east on Mendon Street.
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
3Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Bellingham — Bellingham Town Center
On Mechanic Street (Route 140) near Mendon Street (Massachusetts Route 140), on the right when traveling north.
Bellingham Town Center and the site of the Town’s Original Town Common — Circa 1900 — Map (db m195744) HM
4Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Bellingham — Bellingham Veterans Monument
On Mendon Street (Massachusetts Route 140) at Thayer Road, on the left when traveling east on Mendon Street.
World War II Died in Action Francis Monterio · Benjamin Hall · Walter Lenktis · Harold Trudel · Armand Levesque · Edward Baldiga · Augusto Bozzi · Albert Prefontaine Korea Died in Action Thomas Berardi P.O.W. · John Peterson Desert . . . Map (db m195703) WM
5Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Bellingham — First Baptist Church
On Mendon Street (Massachusetts Route 140) at Thayer Road, on the left when traveling east on Mendon Street.
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
6Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Bellingham — First Baptist Church
On Mechanic Street (Route 140) at S Main Street (Route 126), on the right when traveling south on Mechanic Street.
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
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7Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Bellingham — Governor Richard Bellingham
On Mendon Street (Massachusetts Route 140) at Thayer Road, on the left when traveling east on Mendon Street.
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
8Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Bellingham — Lyndon F. Murray Memorial Building
On Mendon Street (Massachusetts Route 140) at Thayer Road, on the left when traveling east on Mendon Street.
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
9Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Bellingham — Maple Street North Bellingham
On Mendon Street (Massachusetts Route 140) at Thayer Road, on the left when traveling east on Mendon Street.
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
10Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Bellingham — Noah Alden
On Mechanic Street (Massachusetts Route 140) at S Main Street (Massachusetts Route 126), on the right when traveling south on Mechanic Street.
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
11Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Bellingham — Original Town Common
On Mendon Street (Massachusetts Route 140) at Thayer Road, on the left when traveling east on Mendon Street.
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
12Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Bellingham — Town Center
On Mendon Street (Massachusetts Route 140) at Thayer Road, on the left when traveling east on Mendon Street.
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
13Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Braintree — Braintree
On Union Street at Washington Street, in the median on Union Street.
This region, settled in 1625, was granted to Boston in 1634 and in 1640 was set off as the town of Braintree.Map (db m157695) HM
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14Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Brookline — Anderson Carriage Housec. 1889
Near Newton Street at St. Paul's Avenue, on the right when traveling west.
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
15Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Brookline — Putterham School
Near Newton Street at St. Paul's Avenue, on the right when traveling west.
Putterham School c. 1768 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
16Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Canton — Birthplace of U.S. Copper Industry
Near Revere Street.
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
17Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Canton — Canton Viaduct
On Neponset Street.
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
18Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Canton — Ponkapoag Plantation1630 - 1930
On Washington Street (Massachusetts Route 138).
The north line of Ponkapoag Plantation second of the Apostle Eliot's Praying Indian towns, set apart by the Dorchester Proprietors in 1657.Map (db m48803) HM
19Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Cohasset — Antoine and Wilson Memorial
Near Government Island Road, 0.1 miles north of Border Street, on the left when traveling north.
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
20Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Cohasset — Minot's Ledge LighthouseBuilt 1855–1860
Near Government Island Road, 0.1 miles north of Border Street, on the left when traveling north.
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
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21Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Dedham — Dedham1630 - 1930
On Eastern Avenue at High Street, on the right when traveling north on Eastern Avenue.
Settled in 1636 by people from Watertown and Roxbury. In early years the town extended to the Rhode Island line.Map (db m48173) HM
22Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Dedham — Dedham Boat Club
On Pleasant Street, on the left when traveling north.
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
23Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Dedham — Fairbanks House1630 - 1930
On Eastern Avenue at East Street, on the right when traveling east on Eastern Avenue.
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
24Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Dedham — The Powder House
On Ames Street, on the left when traveling north.
The Powder House Built by the Town 1766Map (db m56095) HM
25Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Dedham — Vietnam War MemorialJohn A. Barnes III — Vietnam War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient —
On 86 Brookdale Ave (Cemetery address).
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
26Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Foxborough — Centre Burial Ground
On Central Street (Massachusetts Route 140), on the left when traveling north.
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
27Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Foxborough — East Foxborough
On Cocasset Street at Community Way, in the median on Cocasset Street.
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
28Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Foxborough — Entering Baker Street Historic District
On Baker Street at Bird St., on the right when traveling north on Baker Street.
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
29Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Foxborough — First Settler / Roads and Boundaries
On South Street at Cedar St., in the median on South Street.
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
30Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Foxborough — Foxborough State Hospital Cemetery
On Cross Street, on the right when traveling east.
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
31Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Foxborough — Lakeview
On Lakeview Road, on the right when traveling south.
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
32Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Foxborough — Memorial Hall
On Central Street (Massachusetts Route 140), on the left when traveling north.
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
33Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Foxborough — Morseville
On North Street, on the left when traveling north.
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
34Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Foxborough — Paineburgh-Foxvale
On Spring Street, on the left when traveling west.
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
35Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Foxborough — The Dorchester School FarmTown of Foxborough Incorporated 1778
On South St at Paula Lane, on the left when traveling north on South St.
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
36Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Foxborough — The Lodge at Foxborough
On Foxborough Blvd, on the right when traveling north.
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
37Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Foxborough — The Reservoir on Powder House Hill / The Town House
On Liberty St, on the left when traveling west.
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
38Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Foxborough — The Town Lot
Near South Street, on the right when traveling south.
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
39Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Foxborough — Union Straw Works / Birth of the Straw Hat Industry
On Wall St., on the right when traveling east.
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
40Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Foxborough — Wading River Farm
On South Street at Cedar Street, in the median on South Street.
Wading River Farm Location of First house in Foxborough 1670Map (db m55854) HM
41Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Franklin — Birthplace of Horace Mann
On East Central Street (Massachusetts Route 140) 0.1 miles west of Glen Meadow Road, on the left when traveling east.
Pioneer of the Public School System Born May 4, 1796Map (db m60494) HM
42Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Franklin — Korean Conflict Memorial
On Main Street at Church Square on Main Street.
27 June 1950 • 31 January 1955 Dedicated to the men and women of Franklin who served their country when the democracy of a free people was threatened.Map (db m61265) WM
43Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Franklin — Operation Iraqi Freedom Memorial
On Main Street at Church Square on Main Street.
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
44Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Franklin — The Spanish American War MemorialApril 21, 1898
On Main Street.
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
45Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Franklin — Vietnam Conflict Memorial
On Main Street at Church Square on Main Street.
5 August 1964 • 7 May 1975 Dedicated by the people of Franklin to honor those who served their country during hostilities in Vietnam.Map (db m61264) WM
46Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Franklin — World War I Memorial
On Main Street at Church Square on Main Street.
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
47Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Franklin — World War II Memorial
On Main Street at Church Street on Main Street.
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
48Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Medfield — Peak House1630 - 1930
On Main Street (Massachusetts Route 109) at Pound Street, on the right when traveling west on Main Street.
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
49Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Milton — Birthplace of George Herbert Walker Bush
On Adams Street at Hutchinson Street, on the left when traveling north on Adams Street.
173 Adams Street, Milton, Massachusetts. Birthplace of George Herbert Walker Bush, June 12, 1924. Forty-first president of the United States of America.Map (db m194689) HM
50Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Milton — Indian Trail1630 - 1930
On Adams Street at Churchills Lane, on the right when traveling east on Adams Street.
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
51Massachusetts, Norfolk County, North Weymouth — Abigail Adams Birthplace
On Norton Street at North Street, on the right when traveling west on Norton Street.
Abigail Smith Adams, the wife of John Adams, 2nd President, and mother of John Quincy Adams, 6th President, was born here in 1744.Map (db m107380) HM
52Massachusetts, Norfolk County, North Weymouth — First School House in Weymouth
On Church Street, on the left when traveling east.
Location of the First School House in WeymouthMap (db m107408) HM
53Massachusetts, Norfolk County, North Weymouth — The First Church in WeymouthGathered in 1623
On Church Street, on the left when traveling east.
. . . Map (db m107406) HM
54Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Plainville — Plainville 9/11 Memorial
On South Street (Massachusetts Route 1A) at Maple Street, on the right when traveling south on South Street.
In Honor of the Lives Taken On September 11, 2001 Never To Be Forgotten 8:46     9:03 United We StandMap (db m195779) HM
55Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Plainville — Plainville Korean War Memorial
On South Street (Massachusetts Route 1A) at Witherell Place, on the right when traveling south on South Street.
Korean War 1950  ·  ·  · 1953 Kenneth N. Roberts U.S.A. In MemoriamMap (db m195783) WM
56Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Plainville — Plainville Vietnam War Memorial
On South Street (Massachusetts Route 1A) at Witherell Place, on the right when traveling south on South Street.
Vietnam War 1964  ·  ·  · 1973 Robert Miranda U.S.A. In MemoriamMap (db m195781) WM
57Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Plainville — Plainville World War I Memorial
On South Street (Massachusetts Route 1a) at Witherell Place, on the right when traveling south on South Street.
1914     1918 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
58Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Plainville — Plainville World War II Memorial
On South Street (Massachusetts Route 1A) at Witherell Place, on the right when traveling south on South Street.
World War II 1941  ·  ·  · 1945 In Memoriam 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
59Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Quincy — Abigail AdamsAdams Nat’l Hist Park — Quincy, Mass —
On Hancock Street at Washington Street, on the left when traveling south on Hancock Street.
“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
60Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Quincy — Abigail Adams Cairn
On Viden Road at Franklin Street, on the right when traveling north on Viden Road.
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
61Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Quincy — Adams AcademyBuilt 1871
On Adams Street at Hancock Street, on the right when traveling east on Adams Street.
has been designated a National Historic Landmark This building possesses national significance in commemorating the history of the United States of AmericaMap (db m119010) HM
62Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Quincy — Adams National Historical Park
On Franklin Street, on the right when traveling south.
John Adams John Quincy Adams BirthplacesMap (db m40653) HM
63Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Quincy — BurnsA Man's A Man For A' That
On Granite Street at Thomas E. Burgin Parkway, on the right when traveling south on Granite Street.
Erected by The Burns Memorial Association of Quincy Mass. in honor of Robert Burns Scotland's most famous poet and advocate of liberty and democracy "No Spartan tube, no Attic shell No lyre Ćolian I awake . . . Map (db m119033) HM
64Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Quincy — Charles Vaughan Wells
On Cypress Avenue at Willow Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Cypress Avenue.
Born in Quincy 1873 Killed in the dynamite explosion at the Cuartel Pinar del Rio, Cuba May 18, 1910Map (db m119667) HM
65Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Quincy — Civil War Memorial
On Sea Street north of Southern Artery (Massachusetts Route 3A), on the left when traveling north.
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
66Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Quincy — Domenico D’Alessandro
On Southern Artery (Massachusetts Route 3A) north of Greenleaf Street, on the right when traveling north.
The International H. C. B. and C. Laborer's Union of America to D. D'Alessandro [Bronze bas-relief panels] Domenico D’Alessandro International H. C. B. and C. Laborer's Union of America [seal] Labor omnia vincit ["Work conquers . . . Map (db m119230) HM
67Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Quincy — Etta M. Hutchins
Near Magnolia Avenue west of Cypress Avenue, on the right when traveling west.
Erected by John Veader 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
68Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Quincy — George F. Bryan
On Sea Street near Southern Artery (Massachusetts Route 3A), on the left when traveling north.
Born Dec. 12, 1901 Enlisted March 30, 1917 Killed in Action when U.S.S. Jacob Jones was torpedoed at sea Dec. 6, 1917 First Quincy Boy killed in the World WarMap (db m119043) WM
69Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Quincy — Granite Railway Incline
On Granite Rail Court, 0.2 miles east of Oconnell Avenue, on the right when traveling east.
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
70Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Quincy — Hancock CemeteryThe Old Burial Ground
On Hancock Street, on the right when traveling south.
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
71Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Quincy — Henry Adams
On Hancock Street, on the right when traveling south.
Here lyeth the body of Henry Adams founder of the Braintree branch of the Adams family in America buried in this cemetery Oct. 8, 1646Map (db m31253) HM
72Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Quincy — John Adams
On Burgin Pkwy at Dimmock Street, on the right when traveling north on Burgin Pkwy.
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
73Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Quincy — John Hancock Birth Site
On Adams Street at Hancock Street, on the right when traveling south on Adams Street.
On this site was born John Hancock 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
74Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Quincy — John Hancock Birth Site
On Adams Street at Hancock Street, on the right when traveling east on Adams Street.
On this spot stood the dwelling wherein was born John Hancock President of the Congress of the United States XII January MDCCXXXVIIMap (db m119009) HM
75Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Quincy — Korean War Memorial
On Sea Street north of Southern Artery (Massachusetts Route 3A), on the left when traveling north.
In grateful tribute to the 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
76Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Quincy — Liberty Tree Park
On Hancock Street at Elm Street, on the left when traveling south on Hancock Street.
Site of Quincy’s Liberty Tree used as a rallying place for patriotic societies prior to the American Revolution. Granite Manufacturers Association   1956Map (db m107410) HM
77Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Quincy — Moswetuset Hummock1630 - 1930
On Quincy Shore Drive, 0.1 miles east of Squantum Street, on the right when traveling west.
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
78Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Quincy — Old HouseAdams National Historical Park
On Adams Street, on the right when traveling west.
National Park Service U.S. Department of the Interior [ Back of marker ] “It is but the farm of a Patriot” • • • • • John Adams,   1788Map (db m40652) HM
79Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Quincy — Spanish-American War Memorial1898 - 1902
On Sea Street north of Southern Artery (Massachusetts Route 3A), on the left when traveling north.
Philippine Islands • Cuba Porto Rico • U.S.A.Map (db m119121) WM
80Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Quincy — The Granite Railway
On Granite Rail Court, on the right when traveling east.
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
81Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Quincy — The Men of Quincy, Mass.
On Hancock Street, on the right when traveling south.
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
82Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Quincy — Three Adams Brothers
In memory of Three Brothers who lived and died in the service of their Country. Sons of Thomas Boylston and Ann Harrod Adams ———————————— Thomas Boylston . . . Map (db m119177) WM
83Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Quincy — United First Parish Church
On Hancock Street at Washington Street, on the left when traveling south on Hancock Street.
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
84Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Quincy — Veterans MemorialGeorge F. Bryan Post — V.F.W. 613 —
Near Sea Street north of Southern Artery (Massachusetts Route 3A), on the left when traveling north.
In memory of our departed Comrades and Auxiliary SistersMap (db m119081) WM
85Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Quincy — Vietnam War Memorial
On Sea Street north of Southern Artery (Massachusetts Route 3A), on the left when traveling north.
Dedicated to the Citizens of Quincy who made the supreme sacrifice in the Vietnam War Quincy Men Killed or Missing in Action Brian P. Ahern • Richard C. Archer • Francis Builaert James E. Casale • Ralph Caspole • James H. . . . Map (db m119124) WM
86Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Quincy — William Field
Near Cypress Avenue at Elm Avenue, on the right when traveling north.
A pioneer in the granite industry of QuincyMap (db m119161) HM
87Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Quincy — William Hutchinson's Grant1630 - 1930
On Beale Street, 0.1 miles north of Arlington Street, on the left when traveling north.
In William Hutchinson's house near this spot his wife Anne tarried on her way to Rhode Island, exiled from Massachusetts by the General Court in April, 1638.Map (db m48816) HM
88Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Quincy — William Reynolds Dimmock LL.D.In Memory Of
On Adams Street at Hancock Street, on the right when traveling east on Adams Street.
Born XXV February MDCCCXXXV Died XXIX March MDCCCLXXVIII First Master of this school MDCCCLXXII-MDCCCLXXVIII ——————————— In Memory Of William Royall Tyler A.B. Born . . . Map (db m119011) HM
89Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Quincy — World War II Memorial
On Sea Street north of Southern Artery (Massachusetts Route 3A), on the left when traveling north.
To commemorate the Men and Women of Quincy who honored her in World War II Lest We Forget Our War Dead These Shall Not Have Died In Vain [Roll of Honored Dead]Map (db m119084) WM
90Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Quincy — World War Memorial1917 - 1918
On Sea Street north of Southern Artery (Massachusetts Route 3A), on the left when traveling north.
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 Quincy, Massachusetts May 30, . . . Map (db m119082) WM
91Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Randolph — Town of Randolph
On Main Street (Massachusetts Route 28) at Pauline Street, on the left when traveling north on Main Street.
Incorporated 1793 — Bicentennial 1974 Part of Mt. Wollaston Settlement 1625 Indian Deed Grant by Wampatuck Sagamore, Sachem Chief Chicataubut in reign of Charles II 1665Map (db m117904) HM
92Massachusetts, Norfolk County, South Weymouth — A4D-2 (A-4B) SkyhawkShea Field Memorial Grove
On Shea Memorial Drive at Memorial Grove Avenue on Shea Memorial Drive.
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
93Massachusetts, Norfolk County, South Weymouth — History of NAS South WeymouthShea Field Memorial Grove
On Shea Memorial Drive at Memorial Grove Avenue on Shea Memorial Drive.
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
94Massachusetts, Norfolk County, South Weymouth — Shea Field Memorial Grove
On Memorial Grove Avenue at Shea Memorial Drive on Memorial Grove Avenue.
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
95Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Walpole — Old Meeting House Common
On Main Street (U.S. 1A) near West Street, in the median.
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
96Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Walpole — Old Walpole Town Hall
Near Main Street (Massachusetts Route 1A) at Stone Street, on the right when traveling north.
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m198149) HM
97Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Wellesley — Wellesley Town Hall
Near Washington Street (Massachusetts Route 16) at Wellesley Avenue, on the right when traveling west.
Gift of H.H. Hunnewell 1881-86 has been placed on the National register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m198146) HM
98Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Wollaston — Sailors Home Cemetery
On Fenno Street.
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
99Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Wrentham — Eric Lee Hatch
On West Street at Sheldon Road, on the left when traveling north on West Street.
In Memory of Eric Lee Hatch And all the Wrentham Citizens Who served in the Vietnam conflictMap (db m195778) WM
100Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Wrentham — First Meeting House in Wrentham
On South St (U.S. 1A) at East Street, on the left when traveling south on South St.
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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