1630-1930On this site in 1623 the Dorchester Adventurers founded the nucleus of the Massachusetts Bay Colony, and fishing industry. Here Roger Conant averted bloodshed between two factions contending for a fishing stage, a notable ex- ample of arbitration in the beginning of New England.
|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||Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at 1:56am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||19T E 362293 N 4718281|
|Decimal Degrees||42.60466667, -70.67873333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 42° 36.28', W 70° 40.724'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||42° 36' 16.80" N, 70° 40' 43.44" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 25-99 Hough Ave, Gloucester MA 01930, US|
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