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History of Marshfield, Massachusetts, USA

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(Rexhame) (East Marshfield)

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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
    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...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...


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


  • Marshfield, Massachusetts, USA
    The Original Daniel Webster House, 1869, Marshfield, Mass.
    Postcard
  • 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...Read MORE...


  • 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
    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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Monument dedicated to Early Settlers of Green Harbor, MA located in Winslow Cemetery in Marshfield, MA

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

Marshfield, Massachusetts, USA
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The Original Daniel Webster House, 1869, Marshfield, Mass.
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Marshfield, Massachusetts, USA
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Ocean Street, Ocean Bluff, Marshfield, Mass.
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Marshfield, Massachusetts, USA
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Beach Scene, Brant Rock, Marshfield, Mass.
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Marshfield, Massachusetts, USA
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The Bluff, Brant Rock
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Marshfield, Massachusetts, USA
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McLauhthlin's Store and Post Office, Green Harbor
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Marshfield, Massachusetts, USA
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Prospect Street looking South, Marshfield Hills
Postcard

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

Marshfield, Massachusetts, USA
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Main Street, G.A.R. Hall, Marshfield Hills
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Marshfield, Massachusetts, USA
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The Fieldston on the Atlantic
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Marshfield, Massachusetts, USA
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Post Office
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Marshfield, Massachusetts, USA
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Town Hall
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History and News 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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