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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Beverly, Massachusetts

 
Clickable Map of Essex 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 Essex County, MA (247) Middlesex County, MA (272) Suffolk County, MA (222) Hillsborough County, NH (36) Rockingham County, NH (127)  EssexCounty(247) Essex County (247)  MiddlesexCounty(272) Middlesex County (272)  SuffolkCounty(222) Suffolk County (222)  HillsboroughCountyNew Hampshire(36) Hillsborough County (36)  RockinghamCounty(127) Rockingham County (127)
Location of Beverly, Massachusetts
    Essex County (247)
    Middlesex County (272)
    Suffolk County (222)
    Hillsborough County, New Hampshire (36)
    Rockingham County, New Hampshire (127)
 
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1Massachusetts (Essex County), Beverly — Balch House1630 - 1930
Built in 1638 by John Balch, who came over in 1623 with Captain Robert Gorges. The "Old Planters" received this land in exchange for their settlement at Salem.Map (db m47949) HM
2Massachusetts (Essex County), Beverly — Beverly Korean War Memorial
Korean War 1950 – 1953 Dedicated to Honor the Sacrifice of Our Servicemen and Women of Beverly Who Served and Those Who Gave Their Lives. "For Those Who Have Had to Fight For It, Life Has a Flavor the Protected Will Never Know." . . . Map (db m36463) WM
3Massachusetts (Essex County), Beverly — Beverly Vietnam War Memorial
Vietnam War Memorial The Citizens of Beverly Dedicate This Memorial to All Her Men and Women Who Served America in the Vietnam War. We Honor the Courage and Sacrifice of Those Who Fought and Died. We Remember Them For Their Bravery and . . . Map (db m36462) HM
4Massachusetts (Essex County), Beverly — Beverly World War I Memorial
World War I Memorial Beverly Remembers With Pride Her Sons and Daughters Who Served Their Country in World War I. The Glorious Ones Who Died Gave Their Lives As a Sacrifice For The Cause of peace. They Fought For Us; For Us They Fell. . . . Map (db m36461) HM
5Massachusetts (Essex County), Beverly — Beverly World War II Memorial
World War II Memorial The Citizens of Beverly Dedicate This Memorial To All Beverly Men and Women Who Served in America's Armed Forces in World War II Thus Becoming "Veterans". Beverly Honors With Heartfelt Love and Deep Sense Of . . . Map (db m36459) HM
6Massachusetts (Essex County), Beverly — Conant House1630 - 1930
Roger Conant was a prudent and religious man who led the old planters from Gloucester to Salem in 1626, and held them together until the Bay Colony was founded. This house was built on land given by him to his son Exercise Conant in 1666.Map (db m47357) HM
7Massachusetts (Essex County), Beverly — Hale Farm1630 - 1930
This house was built in 1694 by the Rev. John Hale, first minister of the first church in Beverly. A charge of witchcraft made against his wife convinced the minister of the folly and wickedness of the crusade and ended all witch-hunting in Beverly.Map (db m48760) HM
8Massachusetts (Essex County), Beverly — Hospital Point Light / Honor the Valiant Men
[Bottom (larger) Marker] Hospital Point Light was established in 1871 and marks the deep-water channel to Beverly, Salem, and Marblehead. A smallpox hospital once stood on the hill to the rear, where there is also evidence of ramparts . . . Map (db m21441) HM
9Massachusetts (Essex County), Beverly — Hospital Point LighthouseEstablished 1872
Hospital Point Light was constructed and first lighted in 1872 to help guide vessels into Salem and Beverly Harbors. The original two-story keeper's house and oil house are still being used. The name Hospital Point stems from a smallpox . . . Map (db m21429) HM
10Massachusetts (Essex County), Beverly — Planters Path to their Landing Place1630 - 1930
The old planters, Roger Conant, John Woodbery and John Balch used this path from their homesteads to the cove at the head of Bass river.Map (db m47401) HM
11Massachusetts (Essex County), Beverly — Rev. John Hale HousePrivateer Trail
Beverly's first minister played a major role during the Salem witchcraft trials of 1692. In this house he penned the classic study of the Salem trials -"A Modest Inquiry into the Nature of Witchcraft"Map (db m162189) HM
12Massachusetts (Essex County), Beverly — Roger Conant
Roger Conant Leader of the Old Planters And Founder in 1626 Of Naumkeag (Salem) Built His House Here in 1636 In the Southern Angle Of A Two Hundred Acre Grant He Lived Here Until His Death November 19, 1679 Erected by the Roger . . . Map (db m36444) HM
13Massachusetts (Essex County), Beverly — The Memorial Bell
The Memorial Bell The Very Generous Gift Of Mr. Robert Hagopian of Hamilton To be Used at Beverly Memorial Day And Veterans' Day Observances In This Park to Honor All Those Who Sacrificed Their Lives For Our Great Country May God . . . Map (db m36458) HM
 
May. 11, 2021