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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Groton, 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; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Middlesex County, MA (272) Essex County, MA (247) Norfolk County, MA (80) Suffolk County, MA (222) Worcester County, MA (234) Hillsborough County, NH (36)  MiddlesexCounty(272) Middlesex County (272)  EssexCounty(247) Essex County (247)  NorfolkCounty(80) Norfolk County (80)  SuffolkCounty(222) Suffolk County (222)  WorcesterCounty(234) Worcester County (234)  HillsboroughCountyNew Hampshire(36) Hillsborough County (36)
Location of Groton, Massachusetts
    Middlesex County (272)
    Essex County (247)
    Norfolk County (80)
    Suffolk County (222)
    Worcester County (234)
    Hillsborough County, New Hampshire (36)
 
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1Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Groton — Groton1630 - 1930
Settled as a frontier town in 1655 in the Indian region called Petapawag. When attacked by Indians of King Philip in 1676 all houses but four were burned, and the town was temporarily abandoned. Again attacked in 1689, 1704 and 1723.Map (db m48822) HM
2Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Groton — John Tinker / John Shattuck
(marker north side) John Tinker an original petitioner and one of the first selectmen of Groton built, prior to 1659, an Indian trading post about 500 yds easterly of this marker. The first settlement was made nearby soon afterwards. . . . Map (db m136600) HM
3Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Groton — Parker House1630 - 1930
Near by stood a garrison house, residence of Captain James Parker, Commander of the town forces in King Philip's War. Here Captain Parker parleyed with the Indian Chief John Monoco regarding his threat to burn Groton and Boston, March 13, 1676.Map (db m48821) HM
 
 
  
  
 
May. 10, 2021