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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Barnstable, Massachusetts

Clickable Map of Barnstable 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> Barnstable County, MA (295) Bristol County, MA (184) Dukes County, MA (44) Plymouth County, MA (172)  BarnstableCounty(295) Barnstable County (295)  BristolCounty(184) Bristol County (184)  DukesCounty(44) Dukes County (44)  PlymouthCounty(172) Plymouth County (172)
Barnstable is the county seat for Barnstable County
Barnstable is in Barnstable County
      Barnstable County (295)  
      Bristol County (184)  
      Dukes County (44)  
      Plymouth County (172)  
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1Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Barnstable — 1639 At This Rock Now In Fragments
1639 At This Rock Now In Fragments Tradition Reports That The Settlers of Barnstable Received The Sacrament For The First Time In Their New Abode And Held Their First Town Meeting This Tablet to Their Memorty Was Set Up In 1916Map (db m187512) HM
2Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Barnstable — 1814
During the War of 1812, Captain Richard Raggett, of the British blockade ship, H.M.S. Spenser, demanded a ransom of $6,000 from the village of Barnstable, or else he would destroy the extensive saltworks owned by Loring Crocker. Undaunted, . . . Map (db m142193) HM WM
3Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Barnstable — Abraham Blish
Original Settler with the Barnstable Colony in 1640. Selected Grand Juror, Hayward, Constable, and Highway Surveyor. Served with Militia of the Colony of New Plymouth. In 1658, he built and operated one of the First Grist Mills in . . . Map (db m140492) HM
4Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Barnstable — Barnstable County’s 300th Anniversary
1685 - Memorial - 1985 This tablet is in commemoration of Barnstable County’s 300th Anniversary A dedication to those loyal sons and daughters who gave unselfishly of themselves to the call of duty in the Military, . . . Map (db m142219) HM
5Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Barnstable — Capt. John Gorham House
. . . Map (db m190893) HM WM
6Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Barnstable — Charles L. Gifford
In Memory of Charles L. Gifford Served United States House of Representatives November 7, 1922 - August 23, 1947Map (db m142331) HM
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7Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Barnstable — Elder Thomas Dimmock
This Boulder Is Erected as a Memorial to Elder Thomas Dimmock Who with Rev. Joseph Hull Received the Charter for the Land Now Occupied by the Town of Barnstable On This Knoll He Built a Fortification House in 1643 Barnstable . . . Map (db m190896) HM
8Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Barnstable — First Meeting House In Barnstable1646-1681
Near this spot stood the First Meeting House in Barnstable 1646 – 1681Map (db m186305) HM
9Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Barnstable — Grave of Iyanough
North of here a Tablet marks the Grave of Iyanough Indian Sachem who Aided the Pilgrims in 1621. From him Hyannis and Wianno derived their names.Map (db m190890) HM
10Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Barnstable — James Otis Jr.
James Otis Jr. The Patriot West Barnstable 1725 — 1783 Advocate Orator Statesman President John Adams Said In Part Of Otis’s Famous Writs Of Assistance Speech In Boston February 1761 “American Independence . . . Map (db m142330) HM
11Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Barnstable — Korean WarJune 25, 1950 – July 2, 1953
Korean War June 25, 1950 – July 2, 1953 33,629 KIA - 8,177 MIA This site is dedicated to the men and women who served this nation during the Korean War, and to the many who made the supreme sacrifice for love of . . . Map (db m158956) WM
12Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Barnstable — Lt. Colonel F.W. McAbee
Lt. Colonel F.W. McAbee U.S.A. Served 1942-1961 World War II Korean War Prisoner of War 1950-1953 Cape & Islands Chapter 1 Korean War Veterans Association Map (db m158958) WM
13Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Barnstable — Marcy Otis Warren
Mercy Otis Warren Born – W. Barnstable 1728 - 1814 Champion Of The Bill Of Rights Playwright – Poet – Historian PatriotMap (db m142325) HM
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14Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Barnstable — Men Of Barnstable
In Honor Of The Men Of Barnstable Who Served In The Revolution The War Of 1812 The Civil War The War With Spain The War With Germany This Stone Marks The Spot From Which The Soldiers Marched To Boston In . . . Map (db m142182) WM
15Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Barnstable — Mercy Otis Warren
: In Tribute To Mercy Otis Warren Poet, Playwright, Historian And Political Pamphleteer On The Occasion Of The 225th Anniversary Of The Start Of The American Revolution 1775 - 2000 * * * * * Member of a . . . Map (db m142177) HM WM
16Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Barnstable — Near this marker stood the second meetinghouse in Barnstable1681-1719
Near this marker stood the second meetinghouse in BarnstableMap (db m187492) HM
17Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Barnstable — Olde Colonial Courthouse
This building was the court house where the Kings Court was forced to end its sessions by a band of patriots in September 1774Map (db m142175) HM
18Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Barnstable — Rev. John Lothrop
Erected to the memory of Rev. John Lothrop 1584 — 1653 And Such First Settlers Who Fill Unmarked Graves in this Cemetery And at the “Calves Pasture” Mr. Lothrop Was Pastor of the Church of England at Egerton, 1611 - 1623 The . . . Map (db m190420) HM
19Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Barnstable — Rev. Joseph Hull House
. . . Map (db m186304) HM
20Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Barnstable — Sandwich Meeting of Friends
Sandwich Monthly Meeting of Friends, established in 1657, is the oldest continuous Quaker meeting in North America. It consists of congregations here, in West Falmouth and in Yarmouth. This meetinghouse, the third on this site, was built . . . Map (db m140503) HM
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21Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Barnstable — The Olde Colonial Courthouse
You are standing where, on September 27, 1774, Cape Cod won its independence from the British without a shot fired. The Province of Massachusetts Bay had been self-governing since its creation. But to punish it for the Boston Tea Party the . . . Map (db m191121) HM
22Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Barnstable — The Unitarian Church of Barnstable
. . . Map (db m140443) HM
23Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Barnstable — Thomas Hinckley
Nearby Stood The Homestead Of Thomas Hinckley Governor Of Plymouth Colony From 1681 To The Union With The Bay Colony in 1692. Map (db m142187) HM
24Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Barnstable — War MemorialWest Barnstable, Massachusetts
Our Community Dedicates This Memorial Lest We Forget In Memoriam ★ Gilman, Raymond E.   ★ Luomala, Otis   ★ Thomas, Dennis World War I Anderson, Charles S · Atwood, Neil · Baker, Stanley · Benson, Aubrey C. · . . . Map (db m143819) WM
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Dec. 10, 2022