“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Acton, Massachusetts

Clickable Map of Middlesex 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> Middlesex County, MA (298) Essex County, MA (279) Norfolk County, MA (102) Suffolk County, MA (330) Worcester County, MA (340) Hillsborough County, NH (38)  MiddlesexCounty(298) Middlesex County (298)  EssexCounty(279) Essex County (279)  NorfolkCounty(102) Norfolk County (102)  SuffolkCounty(330) Suffolk County (330)  WorcesterCounty(340) Worcester County (340)  HillsboroughCountyNew Hampshire(38) Hillsborough County (38)
Lowell and Cambridge are both the county seat for Middlesex County
Acton is in Middlesex County
      Middlesex County (298)  
      Essex County (279)  
      Norfolk County (102)  
      Suffolk County (330)  
      Worcester County (340)  
      Hillsborough County, New Hampshire (38)  
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1Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Acton — Captain John Heald1630 - 1930
Here was the home of Captain John Heald, first selectman of Acton, who on April 19, 1689, marched to Boston with a military company to assist in the overthrow of Sir Edmund Andros.Map (db m48826) HM
2Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Acton — Captain Thomas Wheeler House1630 - 1930
Site of first house in Acton, built by Captain Thomas Wheeler in 1668. He was commissioned to keep fifty cattle for the inhabitants and at night protect them in a yard from wild beasts. He was wounded by the Indians in King Philip's War.Map (db m48823) HM
3Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Acton — Faulkner Homestead1630 - 1930
Site of garrison house built before 1700. Opposite, Ammi Ruhamah Faulkner had his saw and grist mill and woolen mill in 1735.Map (db m48819) HM
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Oct. 5, 2022