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

Benjamin Church

 
 
Benjamin Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Larry Gertner, September 2011
1. Benjamin Church Marker
Inscription.  
In memory of
Benjamin Church
1756-1832
Soldier of the American Revolution
served in
General Lee’s Life Guard, 1775
General Artemus Ward’s Life Guard and
Captain Burbank’s Artillery, 1776
General Washington’s Life Guard, 1776
Took part in the Battle of White Plains
the capture of the Hessians at Trenton and
the Battle of Princeton

 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #01 George Washington series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1776.
 
Location. 42° 3.954′ N, 72° 9.663′ W. Marker is in Holland, Massachusetts, in Hampden County. Memorial is at the intersection of Sturbridge Road and E Brimfield Road, on the right when traveling east on Sturbridge Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Holland MA 01521, 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. Holland (MA) War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Tantiusques (approx. 2.3 miles away); 1st Lt. Joshua L. Booth USMC
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(approx. 3.7 miles away); Today we see a different view. (approx. 4.2 miles away); Welcome to the Pasture Walk (approx. 4.2 miles away); The Smokehouse (approx. 4.2 miles away); The Graveyard (approx. 4.2 miles away); Freeman Farm (approx. 4.2 miles away).
 
Benjamin Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Larry Gertner, September 2011
2. Benjamin Church Marker
Nearby, the town library image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Larry Gertner, September 2011
3. Nearby, the town library
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 31, 2017. It was originally submitted on July 29, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 290 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 29, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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