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Watertown, Massachusetts Historical Markers

 
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By Bill Coughlin, April 14, 2009
Marker on Mt. Auburn Street
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Watertown — MA-26 — Gen. Henry Knox Trail
Through this place passed General Henry Knox in the winter of 1775 – 1776 to deliver to General George Washington at Cambridge the train of artillery from Fort Ticonderoga used to force the British Army to evacuate Boston. Erected by the . . . — Map (db m18116) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Watertown — Roger Clap Memorial
HERE LANDED ROGER CLAP AND THE DORCHESTER MEN JUNE 1630

We went up the Charles River, until the river grew narrow and shallow, and there we landed our goods with much labor and toil, the bank being steep; and night coming on, we were informed . . . — Map (db m43363) HM

Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Watertown — Watertown1630 - 1930
Settled by Puritans in 1630 under the leadership of Sir Richard Saltonstall and the Rev. George Phillips who stood firmly for religious toleration and the right of the people to a representative government. — Map (db m48029) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Watertown — Watertown1630 - 1930
Settled by Puritans in 1630 under the leadership of Sir Richard Saltonstall and the Rev. George Phillips who stood firmly for religious toleration and the right of the people to a representative government. — Map (db m48030) HM

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