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Palmer in Hampden County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

George Washington Memorial Highway

 
 
George Washington Memorial Highway Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, November 2, 2009
1. George Washington Memorial Highway Marker
Inscription.
This tablet marks
the
George
Washington
Memorial
Highway
at
Palmer
1732 ----- 1932

 
Erected 1932.
 
Location. 42° 9.642′ N, 72° 21.118′ W. Marker is in Palmer, Massachusetts, in Hampden County. Marker is at the intersection of Wilbraham Street (U.S. 20) and Calkins Road, on the right when traveling east on Wilbraham Street. Click for map. The top of the marker features a relief of George Washington's profile. Marker is in this post office area: Palmer MA 01069, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 17 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Washington Park (approx. mile away); Gen. Henry Knox Trail (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Gen. Henry Knox Trail (approx. 3.8 miles away); Steerage Rock (approx. 8.2 miles away); Indian Hill (approx. 8.2 miles away); Boston Post Road (approx. 9.6 miles away); a different marker also named Gen. Henry Knox Trail (approx. 9.6 miles away); Hadley (approx. 17 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Palmer.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. See another marker for the George Washington Memorial Highway.
 
Categories. Roads & Vehicles
 
Marker on Wilbraham Street Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, November 2, 2009
2. Marker on Wilbraham Street
Markers in Palmer, Mass Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, November 2, 2009
3. Markers in Palmer, Mass
A Boston Post Road Marker is located next to the George Washington Memorial Highway marker.
Boston Post Road Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, November 2, 2009
4. Boston Post Road Marker
84
Mile from
Boston
Boston Post Road Marker (Reverse Side) Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, November 2, 2009
5. Boston Post Road Marker (Reverse Side)
Replica of original
Post Road marker
Erected by
Palmer Historical
Commission
1996
 

 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,239 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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