Cape Ann Settlement

Cape Ann Settlement (HM1LVO)

Location: Gloucester, MA 01930 Essex County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 36.291', W 70° 40.724'

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Massachusetts Bay Colony Tercentenary

On this site in 1623
A company of fishermen and farmers from Dorchester England under the direction of Rev. John White founded the Massachusetts Bay Colony From that time the fisheries the oldest industry in the commonwealth has been uninterruptedly pursued from this portl
Here in 1628 Gov. Roger Conant by wise diplomacy averted bloodshed between contending factions one led my Myles Standish of Plymouth the other by Capt. Hewes A notable exemplification of arbitration in the beginnings of New England
Placed by the Citizens of Gloucester 1907
Year Placed1930
Placed ByMassachusetts Bay Colony Tercentenary Commission
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Date Added Thursday, July 16th, 2015 at 2:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 362293 N 4718301
Decimal Degrees42.60485000, -70.67873333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 36.291', W 70° 40.724'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 36' 17.46" N, 70° 40' 43.44" W
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Area Code(s)978
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 25-99 Hough Ave, Gloucester MA 01930, US
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