First Settlement

First Settlement (HMWCK)

Location: Northfield, MA 01360 Franklin County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 41.347', W 72° 27.525'

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1630 - 1930

Here, enclosed by a stockade, the first settlement was made in 1673. Nine rods to the westward a fort was built in 1685 and eight rods southeast stood the Indians' Council Rock.
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HM NumberHMWCK
Series This marker is part of the Massachusetts: Massachusetts Bay Colony—Tercentenary Commission Markers series
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Year Placed1930
Placed ByMassachusetts Bay Colony-Tercentenary Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at 11:25pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 708179 N 4729423
Decimal Degrees42.68911667, -72.45875000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 41.347', W 72° 27.525'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 41' 20.82" N, 72° 27' 31.50" W
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Area Code(s)413
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 28-70 Main St, Northfield MA 01360, US
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