Cambridge

Cambridge (HMWXD)

Location: Cambridge, MA 02138 Middlesex County
Country: United States of America

N 42° 22.391', W 71° 7.133'

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1630 - 1930

Location 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.
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HM NumberHMWXD
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 11:37pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 325544 N 4693386
Decimal Degrees42.37318333, -71.11888333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 22.391', W 71° 7.133'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 22' 23.46" N, 71° 7' 7.98" W
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Area Code(s)617, 978, 857
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 11 Dunster St, Cambridge MA 02138, US
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