“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Harwich, 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 (296) Bristol County, MA (185) Dukes County, MA (44) Plymouth County, MA (183)  BarnstableCounty(296) Barnstable County (296)  BristolCounty(185) Bristol County (185)  DukesCounty(44) Dukes County (44)  PlymouthCounty(183) Plymouth County (183)
Barnstable is the county seat for Barnstable County
Harwich is in Barnstable County
      Barnstable County (296)  
      Bristol County (185)  
      Dukes County (44)  
      Plymouth County (183)  
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1 Massachusetts, Barnstable County, Harwich — Albro House
Harwich Historical Society 1894 National Register Of Historic Places Map (db m157860) HM
2 Massachusetts, Barnstable County, Harwich — Battle of the Bulge
In Memory Dec. 16, 1944 - Jan. 25, 1945 Dedicated to Those Men and Women Who Fought in the Historic World War II Battle of the Bulge In the Ardennes, Belgium Cape Cod Islands Chapter 58 Veterans of the Battle of the . . . Map (db m157863) WM
3 Massachusetts, Barnstable County, Harwich — British 6 Pounder
This iron cannon is a British 6-pounder used on commercial ships. The “B” on the trunnion is a foundry marking. The gun is believed to have been brought to Harwich around 1815. It was fired at many town celebrations, but after . . . Map (db m157620) HM
4 Massachusetts, Barnstable County, Harwich — Brooks Grinding Stone
One of a pair of grinding stones found on property once owned by the Brooks family in Harwich Center. By the 18th century the town boasted as many as eight grist mills where local farmers could take their grain to be ground.Map (db m157856) HM
5 Massachusetts, Barnstable County, Harwich — Harwich Historical SocietyBrooks Academy Museum
Harwich Historical Society 1844 National Register of Historic PlacesMap (db m157619) HM
6 Massachusetts, Barnstable County, Harwich — Harwich Men
This Memorial Has Been Erected To Commemorate The Harwich Men Who Fought In The American RevolutionMap (db m157858) WM
7 Massachusetts, Barnstable County, Harwich — Jonathan Walker — “The Man With the Branded Hand” —
Born in Harwich, 1799, Captain Walker attempted to help seven slaves in Pensacola, Florida escape in 1844. Arrested as a “Slave Stealer” He was branded on orders of a United States Court on the right hand “SS” and jailed . . . Map (db m157617) HM
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Sep. 23, 2023