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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Edgartown, Massachusetts

 
Clickable Map of Dukes 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 Dukes County, MA (44) Barnstable County, MA (295) Bristol County, MA (184) Nantucket County, MA (12)  DukesCounty(44) Dukes County (44)  BarnstableCounty(295) Barnstable County (295)  BristolCounty(184) Bristol County (184)  NantucketCounty(12) Nantucket County (12)
Edgartown is the county seat for Dukes County
Edgartown is in Dukes County
      Dukes County (44)  
ADJACENT TO DUKES COUNTY
      Barnstable County (295)  
      Bristol County (184)  
      Nantucket County (12)  
 
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1Massachusetts (Dukes County), Edgartown — 24 South Water Street
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m177814) HM
2Massachusetts (Dukes County), Edgartown — Edgartown Civil War Memorial
Washington In memory of the brave men and noble women who, ‘mid the darkness and sorrows of war, brought light and liberty to our beloved country. Lincoln “In God We Trust” H T W S S T K S Farragut This obelisk was erected . . . Map (db m177884) WM
3Massachusetts (Dukes County), Edgartown — Edgartown Vietnam and Other Actions Memorial
Honor Roll of Edgartown men and women who served their country during the Vietnam War 1961-1975 Army Douglas G. Batten · Ralph V. Belisle · David L. Bettencourt · Michael Bettencourt · Stephen Bryant · Leonard Donaroma · Frank M. Fenner Jr. . . . Map (db m178152) HM
4Massachusetts (Dukes County), Edgartown — Edgartown World War I Memorial
Honor Roll To the Edgartown men who served their country in the World War 1917-1919 Army Anton B. Andrade, Jr. A.E.F. · Joseph Andrade, A.E.F. · John H. Bachelder · Frank R. Brown, A.E.F. · Leon W. Brown, A.E.F. · Edwin Coffin, A.E.F. · . . . Map (db m178027) WM
5Massachusetts (Dukes County), Edgartown — Edgartown World War II and Korea Memorial
1941 1945 Honor Roll Edgartown men and women who served their country in World War II Army Albert W. Allen Jr. · Robert Allen · Walter Averill · C. Stuart Avery · Robert M. Baptiste · Edwin L. Barker · Joseph R. Barriault · Clarence F. Barry . . . Map (db m178080) WM
6Massachusetts (Dukes County), Edgartown — Edgartown World War II and Vietnam Memorial
In memory of the men of Edgartown who died for freedom in World War II Edmund J. Berube N. · Douglas C. Brown N.A.F. · Edson B. Cates N. · John D. Kelley A.A.F. · Morris Shapiro A. In Vietnam Daniel S. Bettencourt M.C.
Erected by American . . . Map (db m178095) WM
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7Massachusetts (Dukes County), Edgartown — Edgartown World War II Memorial
In memory of the men of Edgartown who died for freedom in World War II Dedicated to Berube, Edmund J. N. · Brown, Douglas C. N.A.F. · Cates, Edson B. N. · Kelley, John D. A.A.F. · Shapiro, Morris A. Erected by the Martha’s Vineyard Post No. 186 . . . Map (db m177821) WM
8Massachusetts (Dukes County), Edgartown — Former Moving Target Machine Gun Range at South Beach
Former Moving Target Machine Gun Range at South Beach World War II Military Ordnance Has Been Found at South Beach Based upon historical documents, Military Munitions used at this Former Moving Target Machine Gun Range (which includes South . . . Map (db m158487) HM
9Massachusetts (Dukes County), Edgartown — 29 — Frederick Douglass
African American Heritage Trail of Martha’s Vineyard honors the life of Frederick Douglass Abolitionist, Author, Educator On Sunday evening, November 29, 1857, Federick Douglass, a studied lecturer on slavery, delivered a . . . Map (db m178031) HM
10Massachusetts (Dukes County), Edgartown — Giant Pagoda Tree
(A Chinese Huai tree - Sophora japonica) Brought from China in a flower pot in 1837 by Captain Thomas Milton to grace his new home then being built. This is believed to be the largest of its kind on the continent.Map (db m177815) HM
11Massachusetts (Dukes County), Edgartown — Home of Benjamin Smith
Home of Benjamin Smith who was commissioned in 1775 Captain of the First Company, Martha’s Vineyard Militia, Massachusetts, for the defense of the seacoast. Marker placed by Martha’s Vineyard Seacoast Defence Chapter, National Society of the . . . Map (db m177888) HM WM
12Massachusetts (Dukes County), Edgartown — 30 — Judge Herbert E. Tucker, Jr.
African American Heritage Trail of Martha’s Vineyard honors Judge Herbert E. Tucker, Jr. Civic leader, ambassador and activist Presiding Court Judge in Edgartown District Court 1979-1985 “While my depositions will have to be fair, they . . . Map (db m177886) HM
13Massachusetts (Dukes County), Edgartown — Manuel Swartz Roberts
For many years this building was the shop of Manuel Swartz Roberts Boat builder 1881-1963 From its doors came catboats, beach boats, fishing boats, all staunch, all honest, all seaworthy, all partaking of the nature of their builder. Thru . . . Map (db m177816) HM
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14Massachusetts (Dukes County), Edgartown — 3 — Nancy Michael
African American Heritage Trail Nancy Michael 1722-1856 "A most singular character"Map (db m178035) HM
15Massachusetts (Dukes County), Edgartown — Pond Lot Preserve
These seventeen acres of open land were purchased by their neighbors and other friends to be a vignette of Katama's ancient natural beauty. It is a living specimen of the great Katama Plains, a long established habitat of native plants, deer, . . . Map (db m178036) HM
16Massachusetts (Dukes County), Edgartown — Rev. Thomas Mayhew, Jr.
This rock marks the “place on the wayside” where the Rev. Thomas Mayhew Jr., son of Gov. Mayhew, First pastor of the Church of Christ on Martha’s Vineyard, and the first missionary to the Indians of New England, solemnly and affectionately . . . Map (db m178097) HM
17Massachusetts (Dukes County), Edgartown — Whale Memorial Park
Ovid Osborn Ward, sculptor, is the great-grandson of Samuel Osborn, Jr. who owned Osborn's Wharf (now the site of the Edgartown Yacht Club) where whaleships, including his own, returned from their long voyages and were outfitted to sail again to . . . Map (db m177822) HM
 
 
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Nov. 27, 2022