Edward Rawson

Edward Rawson (HMWBT)

Location: Newburyport, MA 01950 Essex County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 49.003', W 70° 53.297'

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Home of First Secretary of Mass. Bay Colony

On this site dwelt Edward Rawson, secretary of the bay colony for thirty-six years, deputy to the General Court for twelve years, elected clerk of the House of Deputies in 1645, he died in Boston 1693.
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HM NumberHMWBT
Additional InformationRawson read the first official Thanksgiving Day Proclamation in Charlestown, Mass. June 20, 1676.
Series This marker is part of the Massachusetts: Massachusetts Bay Colony—Tercentenary Commission Markers series
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Historical Period17th Century
Historical PlaceResidential Community, Home
Marker TypeHistoric Home
Marker ClassHistorical Marker
Marker StyleFree Standing
Marker Number630-930
Year Placed1930
Placed ByMassachusetts Bay Colony-Tercentenary Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 1st, 2014 at 5:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
Location Description267 High Street, Newburyport, MA - privately occupied
UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 345630 N 4742191
Decimal Degrees42.81671667, -70.88828333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 49.003', W 70° 53.297'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 49' 0.1800" N, 70° 53' 17.8200" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)978
Can be seen from road?Yes
Is marker in the median?No
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 267 High St, Newburyport MA 01950, US
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