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town (1990 pop. 19,971), Essex co., NE Mass., on the Atlantic coast; inc. 1649. A fishing village for many years, Marblehead became a resort in the 19th cent.; it is especially famous for yachting. There are 18th-century buildings in the picturesque town, including Elbridge GerryGerry, Elbridge
, 1744–1814, American statesman, Vice President of the United States, b. Marblehead, Mass. He was elected (1772) to the Massachusetts General Court, where he became a follower of Samuel Adams, who enlisted him in the colonial activities preceding the
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's birthplace. Abbot Hall contains Archibald Willard's Spirit of '76. In Old Burial Hill cemetery are the graves of hundreds of Revolutionary soldiers and a monument to the 65 Marblehead seamen who died in 1846 when a hurricane overtook the fishing fleet. The Revolutionary War Fort Sewall is in a seaside park.
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I have no special call to right any Marblehead man, but 'tweren't no fault o' Ireson's.
Folks to Marblehead was mad at him not runnin' the risk, and becaze nex' day, when the sea was ca'am (they never stopped to think o' that), some of the Active's folk was took off by a Truro man.
Tweren't the women neither that tarred and feathered him - Marblehead women don't act that way - 'twas a passel o' men an' boys, an' they carted him araound town in an old dory till the bottom fell aout, an' Ireson he told 'em they'd be sorry for it some day.
Well, she's nigh seventy year old, they say; the last o' the old Marblehead heel-tappers.
25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Levi & Korsinsky announces that a class action lawsuit has been commenced in the USDC for the District of Massachusetts on behalf of investors who purchased The First Marblehead Corporation ("First Marblehead" or the "Company") (NYSE: FMD) securities between November 4, 2010 and August 15, 2013.
Messervey III, 64, of Winchendon and formerly of Marblehead, died surrounded by his family on Tuesday, Jan.
The First Marblehead Corporation (NYSE: FMD) has said that its subsidiary, Union Federal Savings Bank, has sold a portfolio of private education loans with an outstanding principal balance of nearly USD234m.
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Retired Marine warrant officer Don Humphreys enlisted local clubs, the Parks Department and other former Marines to donate supplies, sweat and dollars in order to honor Marblehead as the "birthplace" of Marine Corps aviation.
On this particular block, there happen to be three homes that are absolutely beautiful,'' said Pat McGrath of Simi Valley, who brought her longstanding habit from the East Coast to her Marblehead Avenue home in 1980.
com/cases/firstmarblehead/) today announced that a class action has been commenced in the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts on behalf of purchasers of The First Marblehead Corp.
11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP, a leading national securities law firm, reminds investors in The First Marblehead Corporation ("First Marblehead" or the "Company") (NYSE: FMD) of the October 28, 2013 deadline to seek the role of lead plaintiff in a federal securities class action lawsuit filed against the Company and certain executives.