Marblehead, Massachusetts

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Marblehead is a coastal New England town in Essex County, Massachusetts.wikipedia
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Fort Sewall

Fort Sewall, Marblehead
It is home to the Marblehead Light, Fort Sewall, Little Harbor, Marblehead Neck Audubon Wildlife Sanctuary, Crocker Park, and Devereux Beach. The town was once home to three forts, Fort Miller at Naugus Head along Salem Harbor, Fort Washington (Fort Bailey) at present day Fountain Park, and Fort Sewall, at the west edge of the mouth of Marblehead Harbor.
Fort Sewall is a historic coastal fortification in Marblehead, Massachusetts.

Beverly, Massachusetts

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A town with roots in commercial fishing and yachting, Marblehead was a major shipyard and is often referred to as the birthplace of the American Navy, a title sometimes disputed with nearby Beverly.
Beverly is a rival of Marblehead for the title of being the birthplace of the U.S. Navy.

Marblehead Light (Massachusetts)

Marblehead Light
It is home to the Marblehead Light, Fort Sewall, Little Harbor, Marblehead Neck Audubon Wildlife Sanctuary, Crocker Park, and Devereux Beach.
Marblehead Light is situated on Marblehead Neck in Essex County, Massachusetts.

United States Marine Corps Aviation

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It is also the origin of Marine Corps Aviation.
On 20 August of that year, he became the first Marine aviator, as he took off in a Burgess Model H given to him by the Burgess Company in Marblehead Harbor in Marblehead, Massachusetts.

Essex County, Massachusetts

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Marblehead is a coastal New England town in Essex County, Massachusetts.
Essex County is where Elbridge Gerry (who was born and raised in Marblehead) created a legislative district in 1812 that gave rise to the word gerrymandering.

Abbot Hall (Marblehead, Massachusetts)

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Archibald Willard's famous painting The Spirit of '76 currently resides in Abbot Hall.
Abbot Hall is a town hall and historical museum located at 188 Washington Street, Marblehead, Massachusetts.

John Glover (general)

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With their nautical backgrounds, soldiers from Marblehead under General John Glover were instrumental in the escape of the Continental Army after the Battle of Long Island.
John Glover (November 5, 1732 – January 30, 1797) was an American fisherman, merchant, and military leader from Marblehead, Massachusetts, who served as a brigadier general in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War.

Jeremiah Lee Mansion

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Much early architecture survives from the era, including the Jeremiah Lee Mansion.
The Jeremiah Lee Mansion is a historic house located at 161 Washington Street in Marblehead, Massachusetts.

Wilmot Redd

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The town had one accused individual during the Salem Witch Trials, Wilmot Redd.
She was born in Marblehead, Massachusetts, and executed by hanging on September 22, 1692.

Archibald Willard

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Archibald Willard's famous painting The Spirit of '76 currently resides in Abbot Hall.

Marblehead Harbor

Keeping with the town's location, there are four beaches (one in Dolliber Cove, one in Marblehead Harbor, and two along the southern shore of town), as well as six yacht clubs, one public kayaking center and several boat ramps.
Marblehead Harbor is a harbor located in Marblehead, Massachusetts, 17 miles northeast of Boston.

USS Hannah

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The first vessel commissioned for the navy, Hannah, was equipped with cannons, rope, provision (including the indigenous molasses/sea water cookie known as "Joe Frogger" )—and a crew from Marblehead.
She was a fishing schooner owned by John Glover of Marblehead, Massachusetts and was named for his daughter, Hannah Glover.

Massachusetts Route 129

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Marblehead is home to the eastern termini of Massachusetts Route 114 and Route 129, which both terminate at the intersection of Atlantic and Ocean avenues.
Route 129 is an east–west Massachusetts state route that runs from Chelmsford to Marblehead.

Swampscott, Massachusetts

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It is bordered by Swampscott to the south and Salem to the northwest.
A beach town north of Boston, measuring 3 sqmi, and abutting Salem, Marblehead and Lynn, Swampscott was an important destination for the wealthy at the beginning of the 20th century.

Marblehead High School

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Marblehead Public Schools oversees eight schools: the Bell, Coffin, Eveleth, Gerry, and Glover elementary schools; the Village School (grades 4–6); Marblehead Veterans Middle School; and Marblehead High School.
Marblehead High School is a four-year high school located in Marblehead, Massachusetts, United States.

Massachusetts Route 114

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Marblehead is home to the eastern termini of Massachusetts Route 114 and Route 129, which both terminate at the intersection of Atlantic and Ocean avenues.
It runs from Route 28 in Lawrence to its terminus at Route 129 in Marblehead, Massachusetts.

USS Marblehead

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Three US Navy ships have been named USS Marblehead.
Three ships of the United States Navy have been named USS Marblehead after the port of Marblehead, Massachusetts.

Salem, Massachusetts

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Originally called Massebequash after the river which ran between it and Salem, the land was inhabited by the Naumkeag tribe of the Pawtucket confederation under the overall sachem Nanepashemet.
Salem lies on Massachusetts Bay between Salem Harbor, which divides the city from much of neighboring Marblehead to the southeast, and Beverly Harbor, which divides the city from Beverly along with the Danvers River, which feeds into the harbor.

Crowninshield Island

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Crowninshield Island, also known as Brown's Island, is a small island off the shore of Marblehead, Massachusetts.

National Grand Bank

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On March 17, 1831, with a capital of $100,000, they founded the Grand Bank.
National Grand Bank of Marblehead is a bank headquartered in Marblehead, Massachusetts.

Fort Miller (Massachusetts)

Fort Miller
The town was once home to three forts, Fort Miller at Naugus Head along Salem Harbor, Fort Washington (Fort Bailey) at present day Fountain Park, and Fort Sewall, at the west edge of the mouth of Marblehead Harbor.
Fort Miller (originally Fort Darby or Darby's Fort) was a coastal defense fort in Marblehead, Massachusetts, in existence circa 1630-1900.

Simon Bradstreet House

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The Simon Bradstreet House is a historic house built in 1738 located at 1 Mechanic Street, at the corner of Pearl Street, in Marblehead, Massachusetts.

Old Burial Hill (Marblehead, Massachusetts)

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Old Burial Hill is an historic cemetery in Marblehead, Massachusetts.

Herreshoff Castle

Herreshoff Castle, formerly known as Castle Brattahlid, is an unusual residence located at 2 Crocker Park, Marblehead, Massachusetts.

General John Glover House

Gen. John Glover House
The General John Glover House is a National Historic Landmark at 11 Glover Street in Marblehead, Massachusetts.