Appleton's Pulpit

Appleton's Pulpit (HMWEZ)

Location: Saugus, MA 01906 Essex County
Country: United States of America

N 42° 28.242', W 71° 0.665'

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1630-1930

In 1687 Major Appleton of Ipswich made a speech on this rock denouncing the tyranny of the Royal Governor, Sir Edmund Andros. A watch was stationed on the hill to give warning of any approach of the Crown Officers.
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HM NumberHMWEZ
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 Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 1:14pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 334676 N 4703999
Decimal Degrees42.47070000, -71.01108333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 28.242', W 71° 0.665'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 28' 14.52" N, 71° 0' 39.90" W
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Area Code(s)617, 781, 978, 339
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 27-39 Appleton St, Saugus MA 01906, US
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