1630 - 1930Site of first house in Acton, built by Captain Thomas Wheeler in 1668. He was commissioned to keep fifty cattle for the inhabitants and at night protect them in a yard from wild beasts. He was wounded by the Indians in King Philip's War.
|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, September 17th, 2014 at 10:46pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||19T E 301057 N 4705601|
|Decimal Degrees||42.47721667, -71.42028333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 42° 28.633', W 71° 25.217'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||42° 28' 37.98" N, 71° 25' 13.02" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||978, 508, 617, 781|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 9 Alcott St, Acton MA 01720, US|
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