1630 - 1930Named from a bear caught by the tide and killed in 1700. Commercial and shipbuilding center of Rockport for 160 years. First dock built here 1743. Sandy Bay Pier Company organized 1809. Site of Stone Fort and Sea Fencibles Barrack during War of 1812.
|Series||This marker is part of the Massachusetts: Massachusetts Bay Colony—Tercentenary Commission Markers series|
|Placed By||Massachusetts Bay Colony-Tercentenary Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 6:35am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||19T E 367490 N 4724202|
|Decimal Degrees||42.65888333, -70.61678333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 42° 39.533', W 70° 37.007'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||42° 39' 31.98" N, 70° 37' 0.42" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||978, 508|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1 Bearskin Neck, Rockport MA 01966, US|
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