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

Lysander Spooner

 
 
Lysander Spooner Marker image. Click for full size.
By Darren Brosseau, July 8, 2019
1. Lysander Spooner Marker
Inscription.  This is the birthplace of Lysander Spooner. January 19,1808- May 14, 1887. Champion of Liberty lawyer, abolitionist, entrepreneur, legal theorist and scholar. In this house he wrote "The Unconstitutionality of Slavery" and other works. Spooner died in Boston and is buried in Forest Hills Cemetery
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Abolition & Underground RRArts, Letters, MusicCemeteries & Burial SitesEducationIndustry & Commerce.
 
Location. 42° 34.508′ N, 72° 11.983′ W. Marker is in Athol, Massachusetts, in Worcester County. Marker is on Petersham Rd. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 559 Petersham Rd, Athol MA 01331, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Toll Gate (approx. 1.2 miles away); Uptown Common and 3rd Meetinghouse (approx. 1.3 miles away); World War l Memorial (approx. 1.3 miles away); Stagecoach Stop (approx. 1.3 miles away); Hiding Place for Slaves (approx. 1.3 miles away); Town House
Lysander Spooner Marker image. Click for full size.
By Darren Brosseau, July 8, 2019
2. Lysander Spooner Marker
(approx. 1.3 miles away); a different marker also named Town House (approx. 1.3 miles away); 4th Meetinghouse (approx. 1˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Athol.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 22, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 8, 2019, by Darren Brosseau of Fitchburg, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 79 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 8, 2019, by Darren Brosseau of Fitchburg, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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