Fort Sewall

Fort Sewall (HMWAZ)

Location: Marblehead, MA 01945 Essex County
Country: United States of America

N 42° 30.508', W 70° 50.565'

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1630 - 1930

Built in 1742 for defence against French cruisers. U.S.S. "Constitution" sought shelter under the fort's guns when chased by H.M.S. "Tenedos" and "Endymion" April 3, 1814. Named after Samuel Sewall of Marblehead, Chief Justice of Massachusetts in 1814.
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HM NumberHMWAZ
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 1:56am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 348606 N 4707878
Decimal Degrees42.50846667, -70.84275000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 30.508', W 70° 50.565'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 30' 30.48" N, 70° 50' 33.90" W
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Area Code(s)781, 617
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6-98 Fort Sewall Ln, Marblehead MA 01945, US
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