1630 - 1930Location chosen in 1630 to be the capital of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. Settled in 1631 under leadership of Thomas Dudley and called the New Town. The College ordered to be here, 1637. Name changed to Cambridge after the English University Town, 1638.
|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||Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 11:37pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||19T E 325544 N 4693386|
|Decimal Degrees||42.37318333, -71.11888333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 42° 22.391', W 71° 7.133'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||42° 22' 23.46" N, 71° 7' 7.98" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||617, 978, 857|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 11 Dunster St, Cambridge MA 02138, US|
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