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Marked Territory: Rethinking Massachusetts’ Historical Markers

Credit: Jaye Glenn Marked Territory: Rethinking Massachusetts’ Roadside Histories Reflection by MAPC Arts and Culture Fellow Emma Boast In 1930, the Massachusetts Bay Colony-Tercentenary Commission erected 275 markers to commemorate the colony’s 300th anniversary. For some, the markers highlight the “rich heritage of Massachusetts and local communities,” as MassDOT noted in its 2019 announcement of its […]

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