Shipyard of 1668

Shipyard of 1668 (HMVZ9)

Location: Essex, MA 01929 Essex County
Country: United States of America

N 42° 37.944', W 70° 46.771'

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1630 - 1930

In 1668 the town granted theadjacent acre of land "To theinhabitants of Ipswich for a yardto build vessels and to employworkmen for that end."The shipbuilding industry hascontinued uninterruptedly inEssex since that date.
HM NumberHMVZ9
Series This marker is part of the Massachusetts: Massachusetts Bay Colony—Tercentenary Commission Markers series
Year Placed1930
Placed ByMassachusetts Bay Colony - Tercentenary Commission
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Date Added Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 6:12pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 354090 N 4721529
Decimal Degrees42.63240000, -70.77951667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 37.944', W 70° 46.771'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 37' 56.64" N, 70° 46' 46.26" W
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Area Code(s)978
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 64 Main St, Essex MA 01929, US
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