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

Civil War Memorial

 
 
Brookfield Civil War Memorial marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, September 2010
1. Brookfield Civil War Memorial marker
Inscription.  Two hundred sixty-six volunteers went to the Civil War from Brookfield 1861-1865. Thirty-eight died in the service.

Erected July 4, 1890 by the citizens of Brookfield to commemorate the deeds of their loyal sons in the War for the Preservation of the Union 1861-1865

 
Erected by Dexter Post No. 33 G.A.R.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 42° 13.033′ N, 72° 6.733′ W. Marker is in Brookfield, Massachusetts, in Worcester County. Memorial is on West Main Street (Massachusetts Route 9) east of West Brookfield Road, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Brookfield MA 01506, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Brookfield (approx. 0.4 miles away); Gen. Henry Knox Trail (approx. half a mile away); Boston Post Road (approx. 1.8 miles away); Fort Gilbert (approx. 1.9 miles away); a different marker also named Gen. Henry Knox Trail (approx. 3˝ miles away); a different marker also named
Brookfield Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, September 2010
2. Brookfield Civil War Memorial
Boston Post Road (approx. 3˝ miles away); Warren Civil War Memorial (approx. 4.2 miles away); Birthplace of Lucy Stone (approx. 4.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brookfield.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 27, 2017. It was originally submitted on July 26, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 109 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 26, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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