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SIR RICHARD’S LANDING
Here At The River’s Edge
The Settlers Of Watertown
Led By Sir Richard Saltonstall
Landed July 30, 1630


Here Reverend George Phillips’
Protest In 1632 Against
Taxation Without Representation
Struck The First Note Of
Civil Liberty Heard In This
Wilderness.


All Of The Territory From Sparks Street To Mount Auburn Bridge,
Originally A Part of Watertown, Was Annexed To Cambridge in 1754.

Erected By The Historical Society Of Watertown 1948.


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