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

Stagecoach Stop

 
 
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By Darren Brosseau, July 8, 2019
1. Stagecoach Stop Marker
Inscription.  During the years 1790 to 1853 this corner was a busy stopping place for stagecoaches from distant points. Brooks Tavern stood here as the popular hub of five stage roads
 
Location. 42° 35.381′ N, 72° 12.957′ W. Marker is in Athol, Massachusetts, in Worcester County. Marker is on Main St. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Uptown Common, Athol MA 01331, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. World War l Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Uptown Common and 3rd Meetinghouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Town House (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Town House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hiding Place for Slaves (about 400 feet away); Old Toll Gate (about 600 feet away); 4th Meetinghouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); Town Pound (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Athol.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 9, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 8, 2019, by Darren Brosseau of Fitchburg, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 48 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on July 8, 2019, by Darren Brosseau of Fitchburg, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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