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By Michael Herrick, September 27, 2010
Agnes Surriage Well Marker
Massachusetts (Essex County), Marblehead — Agnes Surriage Well 1630 - 1930
Belonging to the Fountain Inn, where Sir Harry Frankland, collector of the Port of Boston, while supervising the erection of Fort Sewall, met Agnes Surriage in 1742. Agnes, a poor fisherman's daughter, later became Lady Frankland and returned with . . . — Map (db m47951) HM
Massachusetts (Essex County), Marblehead — Bailey's Head
This hill was formerly known as Bailey's Head. During the Revolution and the War of 1812, it was used as a fortification, Fort Washington, manned by local citizens with help if needed from the Lafayette Guards and the Marblehead Light Infantry. . . . — Map (db m36617) HM
Massachusetts (Essex County), Marblehead — Fort Sewall
[ left panel ] Welcome – You Are Entering Fort Sewall Marblehead Massachusetts Fort Sewall is a unique earthwork fortification positioned to defend Marblehead for over three centuries. In 1644 the provincial government granted . . . — Map (db m36601) HM
Massachusetts (Essex County), Marblehead — Fort Sewall
Fort Sewall Marblehead Massachusetts Marblehead, founded in 1629, has always been a famous seaport – for fishing, foreign trade, boat building, sail making and yachting. Local sailors have been champions in world competitions, the America's . . . — Map (db m36608) HM
Massachusetts (Essex County), Marblehead — Fort Sewall 1630 - 1930
Built in 1742 for defence against French cruisers. U.S.S. "Constitution" sought shelter under the fort's guns when chased by H.M.S. "Tenedos" and "Endymion" April 3, 1814. Named after Samuel Sewall of Marblehead, Chief Justice of Massachusetts in . . . — Map (db m47952) HM
Massachusetts (Essex County), Marblehead — Fort Sewall Site Plan
Fort Sewall Site Plan Legend A Kitchen B Guard Room C Store Room D Dungeon E Magazine F Temporary Magazine The bomb-proof headquarters, covered with several feet of earth, consists of four rooms (left to right): . . . — Map (db m36603) HM
Massachusetts (Essex County), Marblehead — Gen. Casimir Pulaski
Gen. Casimir Pulaski Arrived in Salem Harbor at Fort Sewall Marblehead July 23, 1777 Revolutionary War Hero Polish and American Patriot Died in Battle at Savannah, GA October 11, 1779 Erected 1989 Polish American Congress . . . — Map (db m36605) HM
Massachusetts (Essex County), Marblehead — Huzzah! for "Old Ironsides"
Huzzah! For "Old Ironsides" Marblehead citizens have embraced USS Constitution on three historic visits: 3 April 1814 when beneath the guns of Fort Sewall she found refuge from an overwhelming British force 29-31 July 1931 when under . . . — Map (db m36606) HM
Massachusetts (Essex County), Marblehead — In Memory of Those Who Have Died
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Massachusetts (Essex County), Marblehead — Marblehead Light Latitude 42 Degrees 30' 20" N Longitude 70 Degrees 50' 03" W
[Top Marker] In July of 1789, Representative Elbridge Gerry, native of Marblehead, signer of the Declaration of Independence, and Vice President of the United States under President James Madison, filed H.R. Bill 12 in Congress, . . . — Map (db m21453) HM
Massachusetts (Essex County), Marblehead — Marblehead Soldiers Memorial
[ north side ] In Memory of Our Country's Defenders 1776 – 1812 – 1861 Erected by the Citizens of Marblehead Dedicated July 4, 1876 Our Patriots Who Fell In Defense Of The Union 1861 M. Hennessy S.J. Goodwin . . . — Map (db m36542) HM
Massachusetts (Essex County), Marblehead — Marblehead Vietnam Veterans Memorial
[ right panel ] Vietnam Veterans Memorial This memorial Erected by Vietnam Veterans, Families, Friends, and Town of Marblehead [ left panel ] John C. Archbold Warren W. Boles Edgar S. Doliber Tristan W. . . . — Map (db m36548) HM
Massachusetts (Essex County), Marblehead — Marblehead World War I Memorial
This Memorial Dedicated By The Citizens of Marblehead To The Memory Of Charles H. Evans Killed in Action – July 20, 1918 Irving E. Brown Died in France – October 13, 1918 William F. Farry Died in France – February . . . — Map (db m36599) HM
Massachusetts (Essex County), Marblehead — Marblehead World War I Monument
This Tablet Is Dedicated To The Sons And Daughters of Marblehead Who Served In The World War 1917 – 1919 Live Wire Committee — Map (db m36544) HM
Massachusetts (Essex County), Marblehead — Marblehead World War II – Korean War Monument
[ left panel ] World War II 1941 – 1946 Richard W. Ahlman Jr. James S. Baily Jr. Clifford G. Barry Sidney A. Benson James E. Brophy Charles L. Carlson John W. Clark Jr. Frederick T. Clive John F. Connors . . . — Map (db m36598) WM
Massachusetts (Essex County), Marblehead — Old Burial Hill 1630 - 1930
Established in 1638, one of the oldest graveyards in New England. Site of first meetinghouse. Six hundred Revolutionary heroes and several early pastors were interred at the top of the hill. — Map (db m48005) HM

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