Lancaster in Worcester County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
Any person that did not escape, was killed or held captive.
Location. 42° 26.727′ N, 71° 42.02′ W. Marker is in Lancaster, Massachusetts, in Worcester County. Click for map. Marker is deep in the woods, about 400 feet north of two large water towers at the end of Winsor Road, off George Hill Road. Marker is in this post office area: Lancaster MA 01523, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Rowlandson Rock (approx. ¾ mile away); Lancaster (approx. 0.9 miles away); Site of Mary Rowlandson’s Capture (approx. 1.3 miles away); Site of the Great Elm (approx. 1.7 miles away); Mary Sawyer’s Birthplace (approx. 2.1 miles away); "Mary Had a Little Lamb" (approx. 3.1 miles away); Birthplace of Johnny Appleseed (approx. 5 miles away); World War Memorial (approx. 7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Lancaster.
Regarding Rowlandson Rock.
Several other markers in central Massachusetts identify further sites to which Mary Rowlandson was moved during her 82 days of captivity.
Also see . . . Wikipedia entry for Mary Rowlandson. More about Mary Rowlandson. (Submitted on July 25, 2010, by Roger W. Sinnott of Chelmsford, Massachusetts.)
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