Westfield in Hampden County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
Lieut. Richard Falley
Soldier in the American Revolution
Armorer to the 18th Mass. regiment
Built armory at Mt. Tekoa circa 1765
Made muskets for the patriot cause
This was the site of his home and
blacksmith shop circa 1764 to 1783
This tablet provided by the
Westfield Bicentennial Committee
in 1976 to commemorate the birth of
the United States of America in 1776
Erected 1976 by Westfield Bicentennial Committee.
Location. 42° 7.193′ N, 72° 45.012′ W. Marker is in Westfield, Massachusetts, in Hampden County. Marker is at the intersection of Court Street (U.S. 202) and Holland Avenue, on the right when traveling east on Court Street. Click for map. Marker is located in front of the First United Methodist Church in Westfield. Marker is in this post office area: Westfield MA 01085, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Westfield Civil War Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); IX Miles to Springfield Courthouse (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Gen. Henry Knox Trail (about 600 feet away); Apremont Park 104th Infantry Regiment (approx. 3.3 miles away); The 104th U.S. Infantry (approx. 3.3 miles away); a different marker also named Gen. Henry Knox Trail (approx. 5.7 miles away); Hessian Encampment (approx. 6.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Westfield.
More about this marker. A musket appears near the top of the marker.
Categories. • Notable Persons • War, US Revolutionary •
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