1630 - 1930Built 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.
|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||Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at 1:56am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||19T E 348606 N 4707878|
|Decimal Degrees||42.50846667, -70.84275000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 42° 30.508', W 70° 50.565'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||42° 30' 30.48" N, 70° 50' 33.90" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||781, 617|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 6-98 Fort Sewall Ln, Marblehead MA 01945, US|
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