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Historical Markers and War Memorials in West Newbury, 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 (221) Hillsborough County, NH (36) Rockingham County, NH (127)  EssexCounty(247) Essex County (247)  MiddlesexCounty(272) Middlesex County (272)  SuffolkCounty(221) Suffolk County (221)  HillsboroughCountyNew Hampshire(36) Hillsborough County (36)  RockinghamCounty(127) Rockingham County (127)
Location of West Newbury, Massachusetts
    Essex County (247)
    Middlesex County (272)
    Suffolk County (221)
    Hillsborough County, New Hampshire (36)
    Rockingham County, New Hampshire (127)
 
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1Massachusetts (Essex County), West Newbury — America’s First Comb Industry
On this site Enoch Noyes is reported to have started America’s First Comb IndustryMap (db m155514) HM
2Massachusetts (Essex County), West Newbury — At this site in 1952
At this site in 1952 Julian D. Steele was unanimously elected town moderator, becoming the first African-American in the Commonwealth to hold this position.Map (db m155670) HM
3Massachusetts (Essex County), West Newbury — Birthplace of Cornelius Conway Felton
Birthplace of Cornelius Conway Felton, born November 6, 1807. He was president of Harvard College from 1860-1862.Map (db m155513) HM
4Massachusetts (Essex County), West Newbury — Birthplace of Jacob Bayley
Birthplace of Jacob Bayley, born July 19, 1726. He made a settlement in Vermont on the oxbow of the Connecticut River in 1762, naming it for the place of his birth.Map (db m155512) HM
5Massachusetts (Essex County), West Newbury — Camp Sylvester
19th Masstts Vol. Regt. Encamped here from June 1-July 1, 1861Map (db m155511) HM
6Massachusetts (Essex County), West Newbury — First Site of the Second Parish Meetinghouse1731-1816
First site of the Second Parish Meetinghouse, 1731-1816Map (db m155510) HM
7Massachusetts (Essex County), West Newbury — Native American Raid
Near this site a child was killed and nine other persons taken in a Native American raid on October 7, 1695. All were retaken.Map (db m155516) HM
8Massachusetts (Essex County), West Newbury — Near This Site
Near this site the first house on Crane Neck Hill was built in 1709 by Ensign Enoch Little.Map (db m155507) HM
9Massachusetts (Essex County), West Newbury — Near This Site
Near this site the only Native American recorded killed in West Newbury was killed by Hananiah OrdwayMap (db m155515) HM
10Massachusetts (Essex County), West Newbury — Original site of the First Parish Meetinghouse.Completed in 1711.
Original site of the First Parish Meetinghouse. Completed in 1711.Map (db m155509) HM
11Massachusetts (Essex County), West Newbury — Site of the Quaker Meetinghouse
Site of the Quaker Meetinghouse erected 1825, torn down 1920.Map (db m155517) HM
 
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