First Settler

First Settler (HMWCF)

Location: Rockport, MA 01966 Essex County
Country: United States of America

N 42° 39.398', W 70° 37.361'

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1630 - 1930

Here stood the cabin of Richard Tarr founder of the Tarr Family on Cape Ann. He came to Marblehead in 1680, then settled in Sacco, Maine. Driven thence by Indians, he became the first settler of Sandy Bay (Rockport) in 1690.
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 Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 5:00am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 367002 N 4723961
Decimal Degrees42.65663333, -70.62268333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 39.398', W 70° 37.361'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 39' 23.88" N, 70° 37' 21.66" W
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Area Code(s)978, 508
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 113-115 Main St, Rockport MA 01966, US
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