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First Settler

1630 1930

First Settler

Here stood the cabin of

Richard Tarr founder of the

Tarr family on Cape Ann. He

came to Marblehead in 1680,

then settled in Saco, Maine.

Driven thence by indians, he

became the first settler of

Sandy Bay (Rockport) in 1690.


Massachusetts Bay Colony Tercentenary Commission


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