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Auburn in Worcester County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Dr. Robert H. Goddard Park

 
 
Dr. Robert H. Goddard Park Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Herrick, April 19, 2009
1. Dr. Robert H. Goddard Park Marker
Inscription. First liquid propellant rocket launched in Auburn Mass. Mar. 16, 1926 by R.H. Goddard

This park dedicated to his memory by the Rotary Club of Auburn 1970
 
Erected 1970.
 
Location. 42° 12.318′ N, 71° 50.05′ W. Marker is in Auburn, Massachusetts, in Worcester County. Marker can be reached from Auburn Street 0.1 miles south of Southbridge Street (Massachusetts Route 12). Click for map. Located behind the Auburn Fire Department. Marker is at or near this postal address: 47 Auburn Street, Auburn MA 01501, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Indian Village Pakachoag (approx. 2.2 miles away); Worcester (approx. 2.7 miles away); Jonas Rice (approx. 4.2 miles away); Clara Bartonís Birthplace (approx. 4.2 miles away); Samuel Leonardson (approx. 4.3 miles away but has been reported missing); First Perfect Game in Professional Baseball (approx. 4.5 miles away); Gen. Henry Knox Trail (approx. 4.9 miles away); a different marker also named Gen. Henry Knox Trail (approx. 4.9 miles away).
 
Categories. 20th CenturyAir & SpaceNotable Persons
 
Dr. Robert H. Goddard Park Marker and Polaris Missle Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Herrick, April 19, 2009
2. Dr. Robert H. Goddard Park Marker and Polaris Missle
Dr. Robert H. Goddard Park Marker (side B) Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Herrick, April 19, 2009
3. Dr. Robert H. Goddard Park Marker (side B)
Dr. Robert H. Goddard Park Friends of Auburn Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Herrick, April 19, 2009
4. Dr. Robert H. Goddard Park Friends of Auburn
Dr. Robert H. Goddard Park Marker Rededication Plaque Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Herrick, April 19, 2009
5. Dr. Robert H. Goddard Park Marker Rededication Plaque
Auburn Fire Department Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Herrick, April 19, 2009
6. Auburn Fire Department
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 1,641 times since then and 72 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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