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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Plymouth County, Massachusetts

Clickable Map of Plymouth County, Massachusetts and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Plymouth County, MA (185) Barnstable County, MA (315) Bristol County, MA (186) Norfolk County, MA (118) Suffolk County, MA (531)  PlymouthCounty(185) Plymouth County (185)  BarnstableCounty(315) Barnstable County (315)  BristolCounty(186) Bristol County (186)  NorfolkCounty(118) Norfolk County (118)  SuffolkCounty(531) Suffolk County (531)
Brockton and Plymouth are both the county seat for Plymouth County
Adjacent to Plymouth County, Massachusetts
      Barnstable County (315)  
      Bristol County (186)  
      Norfolk County (118)  
      Suffolk County (531)  
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1 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Bridgewater — A Memorial
( left tablet ) In Memory of Jonah Benson · Woodbridge Bryant · Philo Carver · J.K.P. Chamberlain · Charles W. Clifford · Seth W. Conant · Alvin Conant · Lucius Conant · Elias Frawley · Frederic A. Fuller · George F. Graves · Silas N. . . . Map (db m209440) WM
2 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Bridgewater — Bridgewater Veterans Memorial
Bridgewater Dedicated to Those Who gave their lives In the service of Our Country Freedom Is Never Free World War I Warren A. Randall · Martin Dolan · Louis C. Brown · Charles P. Willey Jr. · Thomas G. McCauley · Joseph P. Connor · . . . Map (db m209692) WM
3 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Bridgewater — Bridgewater World War I Memorial
This Memorial Is Erected In Honor of Those Who Went From Bridgewater To Serve the Cause of Freedom On Land and Sea and in the Air 1917 — 1919 Agababian Vahan H · Alden Hollis E · Aleskewic Adam · Ames Donald B · Ames Malcolm H · . . . Map (db m209694) WM
4 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Bridgewater — Gordon Mickey Cochrane Memorial
Given in memory of “Mickey” Cochrane, a Bridgewater Native and a member of Baseball’s Hall of Fame. In 1952 “Mickey” was voted the greatest catcher of all time by the Baseball Writers of America. May his leadership and fierce competitive . . . Map (db m209441) HM
5 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Bridgewater — Tory House
Built about 1698 by Jacob Leonard sold to Rev. Allen, Minister of the First Parish Church, who under pressure for his Tory sympathies, sold the property to Col. Josiah Edson, a Tory who occupied it until 1775, when it was confiscated by The . . . Map (db m209695) HM
6 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Brockton — Brockton Railroad Viaducts and BridgesMassachusetts Historic Civil Engineering Landmark
Completed 1895 • Dedicated 1986Map (db m118210) HM
7 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Brockton — Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to all Veterans who served in the defense of our countryMap (db m118245) WM
8 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Carver — Nelson J. Garnett Memorial
Dedicated To Nelson J. Garnett T/Sgt 8th A.A.F. Born May 9.1918 Enlisted Sept. 24 1940 Killed in Action over Brotterode Germany Feb. 24, 1944Map (db m209038) WM
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9 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Duxbury — Alden House Historic Site
Welcome to the Alden House Historic Site Part of original land grant given to Mayflower Pilgrims John and Priscilla Mullins Alden in 1627 and home to generations of Aldens. The property is now a National Historic Landmark and owned by the Alden . . . Map (db m177585) HM
10 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Duxbury — America's Oldest Maintained Cemetery
Myles Standish Burying ground is the oldest maintained cemetery in the United States. This sacred ground has been cared for by the town of Duxbury Massachusetts, and takes its name from Myles Standish, military leader of the Plymouth colony who was . . . Map (db m56227) HM
11 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Duxbury — Bumpus Park
Bumpus Park The Park The King Caesar House was sold in 1946 by the Bumpus family. At that time, this wharf was donated to the Duxbury Rural & Historical Society to serve as a park, dedicated to the memory of Hermon C. Bumpus, Sr. The . . . Map (db m177319) HM
12 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Duxbury — Captain Myles Standish
Capt. Myles Standish. (c. 1584 - October 3, 1656) was one of the passengers aboard the Mayflower, arriving in Plymouth Colony in the late-fall of 1620. Little is known of his early life and career. He was most likely raised in . . . Map (db m147415) HM
13 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Duxbury — Ezra Weston
1764-1857 Ezra Weston “King Caesar” and descendants Homestead ropewalk & wharf 1840 Largest ship owners in AmericaMap (db m147477) HM
14 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Duxbury — Homestead of Captain Myles Standish
Site of the homestead of Captain Myles Standish the military leader of Plymouth ColonyMap (db m149524) HM
15 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Duxbury — Memorial Stones of John and Priscilla AldenGravestone of Captain Jonathan Alden
Capt. John Alden, Sr. (c. 1599 - September 12, 1687) was a crew member aboard the Mayflower and arrived in Plymouth Colony in the late-fall of 1620. It is believed that he was from the Alden family of Harwich, England, homeport of the Mayflower. . . . Map (db m159950) HM
16 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Duxbury — Nathaniel Winsor, Jr. House
Nathaniel Winsor, Jr. House A Property of The Duxbury Rural & Historical Society Federal Homes on Washington St. The term “Federal” refers to an architectural style popular between 1780-1830. It is . . . Map (db m150422) HM
17 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Duxbury — Philip Delano(1602-1681)
Site of land granted to Philip in 1637 by the Plymouth Colony Court. Born in Leiden, a Huguenot, he came to the Plymouth Colony on the “Fortune” in 1621. A Purchaser, he helped repay the Colony’s debts to English merchants. Well . . . Map (db m150282) HM
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18 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Duxbury — Reynolds-Maxwell Garden
Reynolds-Maxwell Garden Around 1800, this area of the Blue Fish River was thriving with shipyards, wharves, saw pits, mills and warehouses. By 1900, Duxbury Village (as it was known then) was Duxbury's main commercial district with livery . . . Map (db m149421) HM
19 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Duxbury — Shipyard Center
Shipyard Center 1830-1845 Here were located shipyards of Sam L Frazar · Levi Sampson · Ezra Weston · Deacon Geo LoringMap (db m147845) HM
20 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Duxbury — Site of First Church
Site of First Church 1632 First Minister 1637-1658 Ralph PartridgeMap (db m56241) HM
21 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Duxbury — Site of First School House
Site of First School House Erected 1715 Land donated by Benjamin ChandlerMap (db m150229) HM
22 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Duxbury — Site of Ford's Store
Site of Ford’s Store N. 85o W. 43’ 1826 Established Jas. T. Ford & Co. 1853 Nath’l Ford & Sons Burned 1921Map (db m150370) HM
23 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Duxbury — Site of Nook Gate
Site of Nook Gate Here a palisade was erected across the Nook in 1634 This palisade was a high fence to prevent cattle from straying and probably to keep the Indians out Town of Duxbury 1940Map (db m147749) HM
24 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Duxbury — Site of Point School
Site of Point School N. 45° W. 8 ft. 1800-1879 “Mattakesett Republic” First Student Gov’t 1840Map (db m147436) HM
25 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Duxbury — Site of Second Meeting House
Site of second meeting house 1700 1785 40 x 33 x 17 Ministers John Robinson 1702 1738 Samuel Veazie 1738 1750 Charkes Turner 1755 1775 Zedekiah Sanger 1776 1786 Town of Duxbury 1939Map (db m158486) HM
26 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Duxbury — Site of Tide Grist Mills
Site of Tide Grist Mills First - 1766 Second - 1855 Demolished 1877Map (db m147846) HM
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27 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Duxbury — The Beginning of the Bradford House
The Beginning of the Bradford House “How comes the house, not quite finished yet I suppose…” Gershom Bradford aboard the brig Mercury, to his wife Sally, December 31, 1807. Sarah (Sally) Hickling Bradford supervised the . . . Map (db m150330) HM
28 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Duxbury — Tree of Knowledge
Tree of Knowledge 1774-1845 Mail box on oak tree for post riders and stages between Plymouth and BostonMap (db m150188) HM
29 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Duxbury — Welcome to the Old Burial Ground, c. 1632-1787
Welcome to the Old Burying Ground, c. 1632-1787 The Old Burying Ground (also known as the Myles Standish Burying Ground) is the oldest maintained cemetery in the United States. The first burials occurred here as early as 1632, shortly after . . . Map (db m147784) HM
30 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Duxbury — Welcome to the Old Burying Ground, c. 1632-1787
The Old Burying Ground (also known as the Myles Standish Burying Ground) is the oldest maintained cemetery in the United States. The first burials occurred here as early as 1632, shortly after the area began to be permanently settled by Europeans. . . . Map (db m160432) HM
31 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Duxbury — William Brewster’s Homestead
Site of elder William Brewster’s Homestead N. 85o W. 420 ft. Marked by lilacs brought from HollandMap (db m149591) HM
32 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, East Bridgewater — East Bridgewater 9/11 Memorial
In memory of firefighters, police officers and all first responders that lost their lives in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. We also honor all of the first responders who continue to suffer and die from their exposure to toxic . . . Map (db m209334) HM
33 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, East Bridgewater — East Bridgewater Civil War Memorial
Erected by The Citizens of East Bridgewater A.D. 1873 In Memory of Their Townsmen Who in the War of 1861 — 1865 and in the Service of the United States Gave Their Lives That a Nation might Live. Hartwell Atkinson · Bertrand . . . Map (db m209325) WM
34 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, East Bridgewater — East Bridgewater Spanish-American War Monument
In grateful recognition of its sons who served in the Spanish-American War This tablet is placed by the Town of East Bridgewater 1941Map (db m209331) WM
35 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, East Bridgewater — East Bridgewater Veterans Memorial
Town of East Bridgewater Veterans Memorial Dedicated to all the Men and Women who Served Our Country “To keep forever living the freedom for which they died.” “They gave their full meaure of devotion, a greater gift cannot be given.” . . . Map (db m209318) WM
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36 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, East Bridgewater — East Bridgewater World War I Monument
Erected by the Grateful Citizens of The Town of East Bridgewater In Honor of its Men and Women Who Served in the World War Clifton J. Adam · Henry L. Adam · Arnold B. Adams · John P. Ahearn · J. Herbert Alexander · Ralph H. Andrews · Edwin . . . Map (db m209339) WM
37 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, East Bridgewater — Parish Muster Point
Parish members mustered here on the alarm of 19th April 1775. The last enlistment was 1781 when 13 men were fitted from the sale of pew-places in the church.Map (db m209328) WM
38 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Halifax — Halifax Civil War Monument
Our Patriot Soldiers Oliver E. Bryant · Herbert P. Bosworth · Horatio W. Cornish · George Drew 3d · Nathaniel B. Bishop · Edward Bishop · Zephaniah L.P. Britton · Lewis T. Wade · Joseph T. Bourne · James A. Lyon · Luther W. Hayward · Abel T. . . . Map (db m209134) WM
39 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Halifax — Halifax Grange Veterans Monument
Honoring Those Who Served 1949 Halifax Grange 253Map (db m209130) WM
40 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Halifax — Halifax POW MIA Memorial
For Those Who Returned Thanks God For Those Still Missing Please God In Grateful Tribute to The Men and Women of Halifax who Served in World War I World War II Korean Conflict Vietnam War They Served Our Country To Protect . . . Map (db m209131) WM
41 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Halifax — Halifax Revolutionary War Memorial
This Tablet was Placed by The Town of Halifax In Memory of Our Patriot Soldiers of the Revolution Joseph Bosworth · Richard Bosworth · Eli Bosworth · Benjamin Bosworth · Andrew Bearce Killed · Samuel Brown · Samuel Briggs · . . . Map (db m209135) WM
42 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Hanover — North River Bridge
Between Pembroke and Hanover First bridge erected 1656 by Wm. Barstow “for foot & horse” The second, “a cart bridge” 1682 Both by order of the Colony Court. These were situated 100 feet above this structure Third bridge built by . . . Map (db m175895) HM
43 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Hanover — On North River
Between 1678 & 1871 more than 1000 vessels of from 30 to 470 tons were built Of these in 1772 Ichabod Thomas constructed the ship Bedford and the brig Beaver. The former was the first vessel to display the United States flag in European waters off . . . Map (db m175837) HM
44 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Hingham — Abraham Lincoln
With malice toward none with charity for all [Dedicated] September 1939 This monument is presented to the Citizens of Hingham by Everett E Whitney in fond memory of his father Jason W Whitney his mother Lydia A Whitney his wife . . . Map (db m118181) HM
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45 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Hingham — Hingham Massachusetts
First Meeting House raised shortly after the gathering of the church in 1635 within a palisade. First Burying Ground, First School House built prior to 1661. Fort erected in 1676. These landmarks were located upon this hill, the . . . Map (db m2850) HM
46 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Hingham — Old Ship Church1630 - 1930
Erected in 1681, it is the oldest church structure in the United States to have been used continuously for public worship. Samuel Lincoln, original American ancestor of Abraham Lincoln, worshipped here regularly.Map (db m48810) HM
47 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Hingham — POW/MIA Memorial
This flagpole was erected and dedicated on June 14, 1986 through the determination of Robert F. Beal, Jr., Vietnam Veteran and kind generosity of Thomas Hastings In memory of the POW/MIA’s still held in Southeast Asia With the . . . Map (db m118130) WM
48 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Hingham — Reverend Peter Hobart
In grateful memory of Reverend Peter Hobart and that company of English men and women who founded the town of Hingham, landing near this spot in September, 1635Map (db m2851) HM
49 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Hingham — Samuel Lincoln House1630 - 1930
Samuel Lincoln, ancestor of President Abraham Lincoln, and one of the eight early settlers of Hingham bearing that name, purchased this land in 1649. Seven generations of Lincoln descendants lived here.Map (db m42633) HM
50 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Hull — Bastion CFort Warren-Georges Island — Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area —
Bastion C is the only bastion retaining its original form and protective outworks. It is one of five arrowhead-shaped corners which were built as the fort’s strongest strategic locations. The bastion form was developed in Italy at the end of the . . . Map (db m62578) HM
51 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Hull — Battery Bartlett
Battery Bartlett was built in the 1890's atop the fort's original earthen ravelin (triangular fortification in front of the bastions). A major upgrade to earlier batteries, it protected the Nantasket Roads and the Narrows Channels into Boston and . . . Map (db m59209) HM
52 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Hull — Bernice James DePasquali
Renowned coloratura soprano, noted both in Europe and America for her marvelous voice, her wonderful art, and charming personality. Passed to spirit life April 3, 1925. With deepest sorrow we mourn and cry "Until we meet again" Goodby, . . . Map (db m118054) HM
53 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Hull — British Marine Burial Site
Near this site was buried a British Marine, mortally wounded at the Battle of Boston Light July 31, 1775Map (db m118048) HM
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54 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Hull — Fort Independence
Dedicated July 14th by the Republic of France and the people of Hull in celebration of the United States of America bicentennial. In grateful tribute to the French sailors and marines who served and died at Fort Independence during the American . . . Map (db m56068) HM
55 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Hull — Gold Star Mothers Monument
To honor the Gold Star Mothers of Hull in memory of their sons who died in the service of their country that liberty might live World War I Marie Long • Mary Howard • Esther Mitchell Mary Shaw • Margaret Canary World War II . . . Map (db m118113) WM
56 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Hull — Hull1630 - 1930
Indian region called Natascot, a fishing station as early as 1622 settled by the Puritans 1630. Name changed to Hull 1644.Map (db m48032) HM
57 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Hull — Hull1630 - 1930
Indian region called Natascot, a fishing station as early as 1622 settled by the Puritans 1630. Name changed to Hull 1644.Map (db m48033) HM
58 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Hull — John Boyle O'Reilly
Poet • Patriot Friend of Freedom and Humanity Ardent lover of his native country Devoted to his adopted land Born in Ireland • June 28 1844 Died on this spot • His summer home August 10 1890 Memorial erected by the . . . Map (db m118046) HM
59 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Hull — John Boyle O'Reilly House1889
Irish Patriot, Activist for Minority Rights, Poet, Editor of The Pilot —————————— Mary Murphy O'Reilly Journalist for The Young Crusader pen name: Agnes Smiley . . . Map (db m118045) HM
60 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Hull — Lt. William Haswell House(c.1767 - 1775) — British Naval Officer —
Built on the site of the Old Hunt Estate —————————— Susanna Haswell Rowson (daughter) Early Womens' Rights Advocate, Actress, Poet Educator, Novelist, Author of . . . Map (db m118047) HM
61 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Hull — Paragon Park
Memories of Paragon Park In the year 1905 Paragon Park opened as an ocean front resort amusement park at Nantasket Beach, Massachusetts. Rose and David Stone acquired this popular palatial playground in 1920 and they were later joined by . . . Map (db m118042) HM
62 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Hull — Strangers Corner
Interred herein are approximately 100 men, women and children known only to God. Victims of shipwrecks on our shores, nearby islands or shoals, from 1860 to 1898. Erected in their memoryMap (db m118049) HM
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63 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Hull — The "Dark Arch"
Originally an open courtyard, Bastion A was roofed over, probably in the 1870's to accommodate new artillery-15-inch Rodman Guns. The new space was divided into an indoor drill hall, a powder magazine and a storage area for wagons and gun carriages. . . . Map (db m59208) HM
64 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Hull — Vietnam War Memorial
The People of the Town of Hull remember those who served their country Forget 'Nam'? Never! [bronze relief] Dedicated June 23, 2013Map (db m118115) WM
65 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Hull — War Memorial
Hull pays tribute to her valiant sons who have upheld the honor of her traditions in the service of their country Dedicated May 30 MCMXXIV Monument Re-built 1949 [War Reliefs] 1775 • 1812 • 1861 • 1898 1917 • 1941 • 1950 • . . . Map (db m118121) WM
66 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Kingston — The Brig Independence
In the year 1776. The Brig Independence Set sail from Kingston's Jones River to protect the ships and coastline of Massachusetts.Map (db m85499) HM
67 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Marshfield — Daniel Webster Tablet
This tablet is erected by John Adams Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution In patriotic remembrance Daniel Webster 1782-1852 Peerless debator, a brilliant orator A profound constitutional lawyer A patriotic . . . Map (db m47057) HM
68 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Marshfield — First Meetinghouse
Erected about 1641, a small building with a thatched roof stood a little north of this enclosure. It was sold in 1657 for 50 shillings when a new church was built near the site of the present First Congregational Church. Here are to be found the . . . Map (db m187344) HM
69 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Marshfield — Ford Mill
Site of first grist mill in Marshfield. Built by Josiah Winslow and William Ford prior to 1657. Dunham’s saw mill 1814-1835 Duxbury and So. River Manufacturing Co. Erected by Marshfield Historical Commission 1971Map (db m218898) HM
70 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Marshfield — Old Marshfield Training Field1630 - 1930
The Old Marshfield Training Field and Meetinghouse of the First Parish where Daniel Webster attended church. Home of Daniel Webster. Home of Governor Edward Winslow. Historic Winslow House is open to visitors in summer.Map (db m48763) HM
71 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Mattapoisett — Commemorating Mattapoisett's Shipbuilders
Text on the marker's plaque From the year 1752 to 1876, at least six shipyards flourished along this waterfront from the foot of Pearl Street to Ship Street (Cannonville). The fine harbor, an abundant supply of virgin timber and a . . . Map (db m85630) HM
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72 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Mattapoisett — Mattapoisett WharvesHistorically Speaking ...
1752 Professional shipbuilding began. Originally, the builders used the abundant timber found in the area woods. Boats were built and launched on the Mattapoisett River. However, most of the larger ships were constructed at the . . . Map (db m88214) HM
73 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Mattapoisett — Ned's Point LightHistorically Speaking ...
1835 Congressman John Quincy Adams, representing the Plymouth County District, recommended to the government that a lighthouse be built in Mattapoisett. 1837 Barnabus Hiller sold four acres at Ned's point to . . . Map (db m88157) HM
74 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Middleborough — American Legion Post 64 Memorial
Simeon L. Nickerson Post 64 of the American Legion Memorial to All Past and Present Members of This Veterans' Organization and the AuxiliaryMap (db m208947) WM
75 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Middleborough — Disabled American Veterans Post 36
William L. Sukeforth Post 36 Disabled American Veterans All Gave Some Some Gave All Honoring Disabled American Veterans and the Auxiliary Members Past and PresentMap (db m208950) WM
76 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Middleborough — Korea Veterans of America Memorial
We Stand Together Korea Veterans of America “Dedicated in Honor of All Korea Veterans Who Served in Defense of the Korean Peninsula And to All Who Paid the Ultimate Sacrifice From 1945 — to Present Date.”Map (db m208946) WM
77 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Middleborough — Middleborough Civil War Monument
Loyalty ★ Liberty ★ Union To the Defenders of Our Country 1861 — 1865Map (db m208953) WM
78 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Middleborough — Middleborough High School
Site of Former Middleborough High School 1886   —   1927 ——— Bates School 1927 — 1954Map (db m208943) HM
79 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Middleborough — Middleborough Veterans Monument
For God and Country Dedicated to those Men and Women Who Served in the Armed Forces in All Wars of This Nation Vietnam Gerald B. Dorr · Roger P. Kay · Douglas Mohrmann · Fred Z. Washburn · Richard Olson · William F. Hitchcock · William M. . . . Map (db m208949) WM
80 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Middleborough — Military Women
In honor of all military women Who volunteered, served, and sacrificed for the love of their country with patriotism and pride     B Rollins 2014Map (db m208952) WM
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81 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Middleborough — Old Fort
Fifty rods east is the site of the Old Fort built about 1670 as a place of defense and refuge in time of need. During King Philip’s War an Indian making insulting gestures on Indian Rock across the Nemasket River was shot from the fort.Map (db m154467) HM
82 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Middleborough — Revolutionary War Memorial
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83 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Middleborough — The Wading Place1630 - 1930
Site of the ford or wading place where the Indian trail from Plymouth to "Middleberry" (Middleborough) crossed the Nemasket River. When the town was established, 1669, its southern boundary was described as extending "Six mile from the wadeing . . . Map (db m48788) HM
84 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Middleborough — Veterans Memorial
In Memory of Those Who Served Our CountryMap (db m209035) WM
85 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Middleborough — VFW Post 2188 Veterans Monument
John F. Glass Post 2188 Veterans' of Foreign Wars Defenders of Freedom and Independence At Home and Around the World Honoring Veterans of Foreign Wars and Auxiliary Members Past and PresentMap (db m208945) WM
86 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Middleborough — Vietnam Era Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to All Vietnam Era Veterans May 28, 1979 A Man At Eighteen A lad, a boy, turned just eighteen, And a man he longs to be, Four months of hell he just went through. And now he rates the Marine Corps Blues. He learns to . . . Map (db m208951) WM
87 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Middleborough — Wayne M. Caron
Memorial Day 1978 This Tree Planted In Memory of Wayne M. Caron Navy Hospital Corpsman Medal of Honor Awarded 1968Map (db m208948) WM
88 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Norwell — Nathan Cushing
Site of the home of Nathan Cushing Judge of Admiralty in the Revolution Judge of Supreme Court of Massachusetts 1789–1810 State Councilor 1779–1780  1802–1807 Dec 13, 1780 the council ordered that Nathan Cushing Esq be . . . Map (db m50357) HM
89 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Norwell — The “Columbia”
The “Columbia,” an 83 foot long ship built in 1773 at Hobart’s Landing in Norwell, MA, on the North River, was the first American ship to circumnavigate the globe.Map (db m216993) HM
90 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Pembroke — The Ox Knoweth His Owner
In Memoriam First Pound erected by the Town of Pembroke. 1712 of wood; area 20 x 20; cost 40 s. Second Pound erected on or near former site, 1824 of stone; area 20 x 20; cost $55.00 Repaired by the Town, 1909Map (db m218836) HM
91 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Plymouth — 1630-1930
To Honor and Perpetuate the Memory of John Eddy and Samuel Eddy Arrived at Plymouth on the “Handmaid” Oct. 29, 1630 Sons of Rev. William Eddye, B.A., M, A. Cambridge, England Vicar of St. Dunstan church, Cranbrook, Kent . . . Map (db m75829) HM
92 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Plymouth — Alexander Scammell
Alexander Scammell 1747 -- 1781 Teacher Soldier Patriot He taught the public school on this site Colonel and Adjutant General in the Continental Army mortally wounded at Yorktown This memorial dedicated by the General . . . Map (db m73209) HM WM
93 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Plymouth — America’s First Street
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94 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Plymouth — America’s Hometown at the Heart of Plymouth CountyWelcome to Plymouth, Massachusetts
Plymouth, “America’s Hometown” is the site of the first permanent settlement of English Colonists in New England. Climb aboard Mayflower II, a recreation of the ship that sailed the Pilgrims to the new world . . . and learn . . . Map (db m107545) HM
95 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Plymouth — America's Hometown
The Pilgrams landed in Plymouth, America's Hometown, in December 1620. Covering 102 square miles, it is the largest town in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Plymouth's shoreline stretches 37 miles along Cape Cod Bay and with its boundaries lay 365 . . . Map (db m108370) HM
96 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Plymouth — Brewster GardensPilgrim Trail
Brewster Gardens Brewster Gardens was created in 1921-1923 through the imagination, dedication and persistence of several Plymount women as part of the Plymouth's Tercentenary celebration of the landing of the pilgrims. It encompasses the . . . Map (db m151301) HM
97 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Plymouth — Burial Hill
The first English settlers (known as "The Pilgrims") built their first fort/meeting house here. The hill before you has been used for burials by Plymouth residents since the 1620s. Mayflower passengers buried here include Governor William . . . Map (db m73160) HM
98 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Plymouth — Capt. James Bartlett House
Built in 1832 by Capt. James Bartlett Master of the Barque HANNAH in the West Indies Trade. This is the third house on this site which was originally the land of Samuel Fuller of the Mayflower. Captain Bartlett’s daughter married Isaac Brewster and . . . Map (db m107438) HM
99 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Plymouth — Cole’s Hill
You are standing at the corner of Leyden Street and Water Street. Leyden Street is the first street laid out in Plymouth and the location of the first Pilgrim homes. From this location one can see Cole's Hill, the Waterfront and Leyden Street . . . Map (db m75826) HM
100 Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Plymouth — Coles Hill
Has been designated a Registered National Historic Landmark Under the provisions of the Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935 this site possesses exceptional value in commemorating and illustrating the history of the United States. U.S. . . . Map (db m107424) HM

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