Landing at Watertown
- Landing at Watertown
Metal plate marker with shield of Massachusetts, above dates: 1630 -- 1930, inscribed "Sir Richard's Landing. Here at the river's edge the settlers of Watertown led by Sir Richard Saltonstall landed in June 1630. Later this spot became known as Gerry's Landing, for Elbridge Gerry, signer of the Declaration of Independence and Governor of Massachusetts who lived in 'Elmwood', nearby. Massachusetts Bay Colony Tercentenary Commission." Richard Saltonstall was granted 558 acres and is considered the founder of Watertown. Located at the corner of Mount Auburn St. and Coolidge Hill Road in Cambridge. Photo by William W. Carnes.
- Carnes, William W.
- Watertown Free Public Library
- Collection (local):
Watertown Monuments and Historical Markers
Watertown (Mass.)--Social life and customs
Massachusetts Bay Colony Tercentenary Commission
Carnes, William W.--1905-1991
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