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(Rexhame) (East Marshfield) (Green Harbor) (Ocean Bluff) (Marshfield Hills) (Brant Rock)

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Marshfield, Massachusetts, USA

Marshfield, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA

In 1906, Reginald Fessenden delivered the first AM radio broadcast. It was transmitted from Brant Rock in Marshfield.

Marshfield includes: Green Harbor, Highlands (Marshfield Hills), Little Bridge, Littletown, Mars Hill, Ocean Bluff, Rexhame, Sea View, Standish, Tilden Island, Trouant's Island, Brant Rock, Ferry Hill, and Fieldston.


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  • 1632 - Marshfield is settled

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates

  • 1640 - Marshfield is incorporated

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates

  • Marshfield, Massachusetts, USA
    Winslow House, built around 1699
    Postcard
  • Marshfield, Massachusetts, USA
    Monument dedicated to Early Settlers of Green Harbor, MA located in Winslow Cemetery in Marshfield, MA
  • 1773 - Tea Rock Hill - On this Hill in December 1773 the Staunch Whig Jeremiah Lowe Applied the Torch and Burned the Tea Confiscated by the Patriots from Public and Private Stores in the Town of Marshfield

    www.marshfield.net/ History/ markers.html

  • 1845 - MARSHFIELD. [Pop. 1,761. Inc. 1641.]
    Marshfield belonged to Plymouth till 1640, and was called Rexham.

    It is pleasantly situated on North and South Rivers, and does something i...Read MORE...


  • Marshfield, Massachusetts, USA
    Marshfield, Mass. Webster Burial Plot. Grave of Daniel Webster.
    Postcard
  • 1854 - Marshfield
    Marsiifield, a post-township of Plymouth co., Massachusetts, on Massachusetts bay, 28 miles S. E. by S. from Boston. The farm and country residence of...Read MORE...


  • Marshfield, Massachusetts, USA
    The Original Daniel Webster House, 1859, Marshfield, Mass.
    Postcard
  • 1867 - The Marshfield Fair was established in 1862 by the South Marshfield Farmer's Club.
    Later called the Fairgrounds Association, it was incorporated as the Marshfield Agricultural and Horticultural Society in 1867. The inspiration for an...Read MORE...


  • News 1869 - There is now living in Marshfield, Mass., an aged couple who are enjoying their 75th year of married life. There are both well, and bid fair to celebrate their diamond wedding.

    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    March 13, 1869

  • Marshfield Massachusetts, 1890
    Marshfield is a beautiful seaboard town in the northeastern part of Plymouth County, about 30 miles southeast of Boston on the South Shore line of the...Read MORE...


  • Marshfield, Massachusetts, USA
    First Congregational Church (Organized 1632)

    In 1632, only twelve years after the arrival of the Pilgrims at Plymouth, some families had settled permanently in the Marshfield area. At their request, the church leaders allowed them to establish a... Read MORE...

    Postcard
  • 1895 - Marshfield
    Marshfield, a post-township of Plymouth co., Mass., about 28 miles S.E. of Boston, is bounded on the N.E. by Massachusetts Bay, and intersected by a b...Read MORE...


  • Marshfield, Massachusetts, USA
    Ocean Street, Ocean Bluff, Marshfield, Mass.
    Postcard
  • Marshfield, Massachusetts, USA
    Beach Scene, Brant Rock, Marshfield, Mass.
    Postcard
  • 1906 - Reginald Fessenden - First AM Radio Broadcast
    Fessenden reported that on the evening of December 24, 1906 (Christmas Eve), he had made the first of two radio broadcasts of music and entertainment ...Read MORE...


  • 1906
    Marshfield, a post-township (town and village) of Plymouth co., Mass., about 28 miles SE. of Boston, on the New York, New Haven and Hartford R., is bo...Read MORE...


  • Marshfield, Massachusetts, USA
    Four Corners, Marshfield Hills, Mass., 1906
    Postcard
  • Marshfield, Massachusetts, USA
    Church and Cottages, Brant Rock, Mass.
    Postcard
  • Marshfield, Massachusetts, USA
    Birdseye View of Marshfield, Mass., Looking North, 1908
    Postcard
  • Marshfield, Massachusetts, USA
    The Bluff, Brant Rock
    Postcard
  • Marshfield, Massachusetts, USA
    McLauhthlin's Store and Post Office, Green Harbor
    Postcard
  • Marshfield, Massachusetts, USA
    Prospect Street looking South, Marshfield Hills
    Postcard
  • Marshfield, Massachusetts, USA
    Birdseye View of Marshfield, Mass. from Zion's Hill
    Postcard
  • Marshfield, Massachusetts, USA
    Beach Scene, Green Harbor, Mass.
    Postcard
  • Marshfield, Massachusetts, USA
    Damon's Candy Factory, Marshfield Hills, Mass.
    Postcard
  • Marshfield, Massachusetts, USA
    Highland Street, Marshfield Hills, Mass., 1910
    Postcard
  • Marshfield, Massachusetts, USA
    The Depot, Marshfield, Mass.
    Postcard
  • Marshfield, Massachusetts, USA
    Post Office and General Store (Whitman & Wright), Ocean Bluff, Mass.

    Up at the Bluff in 1900, S.G. Capen's Store sold the latest goods and souvenirs popular with vacationers. His merchandise included groceries, tinware, cigars, tobacco, bread and ... Read MORE...

    Postcard
  • Marshfield, Massachusetts, USA
    Unitarian Church, Marshfield Hills, Mass., 1913
    Postcard
  • Marshfield, Massachusetts, USA
    Main Street, G.A.R. Hall, Marshfield Hills
    Postcard
  • Marshfield, Massachusetts, USA
    The Fieldston on the Atlantic
    Postcard
  • Marshfield, Massachusetts, USA
    Post Office
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  • Marshfield, Massachusetts, USA
    Town Hall
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Old Photos, Pictures, Advertisements and Postcards from Marshfield, Massachusetts, USA


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Winslow House, built around 1699
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Monument dedicated to Early Settlers of Green Harbor, MA located in Winslow Cemetery in Marshfield, MA
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Marshfield, Massachusetts, USA

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Marshfield, Mass. Webster Burial Plot. Grave of Daniel Webster.
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The Original Daniel Webster House, 1859, Marshfield, Mass.
Read more about Daniel WEBSTER photo of ancestor

Marshfield, Massachusetts, USA

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First Congregational Church (Organized 1632)

In 1632, only twelve years after the arrival of the Pilgrims at Plymouth, some families had settled permanently in the Marshfield area. At their request, the church leaders allowed them to establish a... Read MORE...

Read more about Edward WINSLOW photo of ancestor

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Ocean Street, Ocean Bluff, Marshfield, Mass.

Marshfield, Massachusetts, USA

Postcard
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Beach Scene, Brant Rock, Marshfield, Mass.

Marshfield, Massachusetts, USA

Postcard
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Four Corners, Marshfield Hills, Mass., 1906

Marshfield, Massachusetts, USA

Postcard
Pinterest
Church and Cottages, Brant Rock, Mass.

Marshfield, Massachusetts, USA

Postcard
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Birdseye View of Marshfield, Mass., Looking North, 1908

Marshfield, Massachusetts, USA

Postcard
Pinterest
The Bluff, Brant Rock

Marshfield, Massachusetts, USA

Postcard
Pinterest
McLauhthlin's Store and Post Office, Green Harbor

Marshfield, Massachusetts, USA

Postcard
Pinterest
Prospect Street looking South, Marshfield Hills

Marshfield, Massachusetts, USA

Postcard
Pinterest
Birdseye View of Marshfield, Mass. from Zion's Hill

Marshfield, Massachusetts, USA

Postcard
Pinterest
Beach Scene, Green Harbor, Mass.

Marshfield, Massachusetts, USA

Postcard
Pinterest
Damon's Candy Factory, Marshfield Hills, Mass.

Marshfield, Massachusetts, USA

Postcard
Pinterest
Highland Street, Marshfield Hills, Mass., 1910

Marshfield, Massachusetts, USA

Postcard
Pinterest
The Depot, Marshfield, Mass.

Marshfield, Massachusetts, USA

Postcard
Pinterest
Post Office and General Store (Whitman & Wright), Ocean Bluff, Mass.

Up at the Bluff in 1900, S.G. Capen's Store sold the latest goods and souvenirs popular with vacationers. His merchandise included groceries, tinware, cigars, tobacco, bread and ... Read MORE...

Marshfield, Massachusetts, USA

Postcard
Pinterest
Unitarian Church, Marshfield Hills, Mass., 1913

Marshfield, Massachusetts, USA

Postcard
Pinterest
Main Street, G.A.R. Hall, Marshfield Hills

Marshfield, Massachusetts, USA

Postcard
Pinterest
The Fieldston on the Atlantic

Marshfield, Massachusetts, USA

Postcard
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Post Office

Marshfield, Massachusetts, USA

Postcard
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Town Hall

History, News and Stories of Marshfield, Massachusetts, USA

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  • 1632 - Marshfield is settled

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates
  • 1640 - Marshfield is incorporated

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates
  • 1773 - Tea Rock Hill - On this Hill in December 1773 the Staunch Whig Jeremiah Lowe Applied the Torch and Burned the Tea Confiscated by the Patriots from Public and Private Stores in the Town of Marshfield

    www.marshfield.net/ History/ markers.html
  • 1845 - MARSHFIELD. [Pop. 1,761. Inc. 1641.]
    Marshfield belonged to Plymouth till 1640, and was called Rexham.

    It is pleasantly situated on North and South Rivers, and does something... Read MORE...

  • 1854 - Marshfield
    Marsiifield, a post-township of Plymouth co., Massachusetts, on Massachusetts bay, 28 miles S. E. by S. from Boston. The farm and country residence... Read MORE...

  • 1867 - The Marshfield Fair was established in 1862 by the South Marshfield Farmer's Club.
    Later called the Fairgrounds Association, it was incorporated as the Marshfield Agricultural and Horticultural Society in 1867. The inspiration for... Read MORE...

  • News  1869 - There is now living in Marshfield, Mass., an aged couple who are enjoying their 75th year of married life. There are both well, and bid fair to celebrate their diamond wedding.
    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    March 13, 1869
  • Marshfield Massachusetts, 1890
    Marshfield is a beautiful seaboard town in the northeastern part of Plymouth County, about 30 miles southeast of Boston on the South Shore line of... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Marshfield
    Marshfield, a post-township of Plymouth co., Mass., about 28 miles S.E. of Boston, is bounded on the N.E. by Massachusetts Bay, and intersected by a... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    Marshfield, a post-township (town and village) of Plymouth co., Mass., about 28 miles SE. of Boston, on the New York, New Haven and Hartford R., is... Read MORE...

  • 1906 - Reginald Fessenden - First AM Radio Broadcast
    Fessenden reported that on the evening of December 24, 1906 (Christmas Eve), he had made the first of two radio broadcasts of music and entertainment ... Read MORE...

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