Gunners Exchange Pond Article

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Gunners Exchange Pond
Location Plymouth, Massachusetts [1]
Coordinates 41°53′28″N 70°39′10″W / 41.89111°N 70.65278°W / 41.89111; -70.65278
GUNNERS EXCHANGE POND Latitude and Longitude:

41°53′28″N 70°39′10″W / 41.89111°N 70.65278°W / 41.89111; -70.65278
Primary outflows Hoyts Pond
Basin countriesUnited States
Surface area29 acres (12 ha)
Settlements South Pond

Gunners Exchange Pond is a 29-acre (120,000 m2) pond in the southern part of South Pond village in Plymouth, Massachusetts within the Eel River watershed, southeast of Boot Pond, southwest of Island Pond, and northeast of Myles Standish State Forest. The outflow is Hoyts Pond, which is connected to Gunners Exchange Pond.

A portion of the Massasoit National Wildlife Refuge lies along the shoreline of this pond.

Gunners Exchange Pond was named for the fact gunners met there before embarking on a hunt. [2]

References

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Gunners Exchange Pond
  2. ^ Davis, William Thomas (1883). Ancient Landmarks of Plymouth: Part I. Historical Sketch and Titles of Estates. Part II. Genealogical Register of Plymouth Families. A. Williams. p. 151.

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