Settlement of Cape Ann

Settlement of Cape Ann (HMWS1)

Location: Gloucester, MA 01930 Essex County
Country: United States of America

N 42° 36.28', W 70° 40.724'

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On 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.
HM NumberHMWS1
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 Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at 1:56am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 362293 N 4718281
Decimal Degrees42.60466667, -70.67873333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 36.28', W 70° 40.724'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 36' 16.80" N, 70° 40' 43.44" W
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Area Code(s)978
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 25-99 Hough Ave, Gloucester MA 01930, US
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