“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Oxford in Worcester County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)

Old Maanexit Ford

1630 - 1930

Old Maanexit Ford Marker image. Click for full size.
By Russell C. Bixby, May 31, 2011
1. Old Maanexit Ford Marker
Inscription. From this ford branched trails to Woodstock, Brookfield and Sturbridge. This way ran the Post Route established in 1672 "to goe monthly" from New York to Boston. Here, June 5, 1676, Major Talcott's Connecticut troops passed to join the final campaign against King Philip.
Erected 1930 by Massachusetts Bay Colony-Tercentenary Commission.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Massachusetts Bay Colony—Tercentenary Commission Markers marker series.
Location. 42° 5.508′ N, 71° 52.82′ W. Marker is in Oxford, Massachusetts, in Worcester County. Marker is on Harwood Street just from Old Webster Road, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Oxford MA 01540, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Johnson Massacre (approx. 0.9 miles away); Huguenot Settlement (approx. 1.4 miles away); Chaubunagungamaug (approx. 3.3 miles away); Clara Bartonís Birthplace (approx. 4.4 miles away); Dr. Robert H. Goddard Park (approx. 8.2 miles away); Thompson (approx. 9.3 miles away in Connecticut); Indian Village Pakachoag (approx. 10.4 miles away); Worcester (approx. 10.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Oxford.
Also see . . .  Historical Markers Erected by Massachusetts Bay Colony Tercentenary Commission (1930). Historical markers erected by Massachusetts Bay Colony. Original 1930 publication by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts of Tercentenary Commission Markers, commemorating the three hundredth anniversary of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. (Submitted on May 31, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts.) 
Categories. Colonial EraWar, French and Indian
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 720 times since then and 33 times this year. Last updated on , by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts. Photo   1. submitted on , by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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