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

Town Pound 1816

Town Pound 1816 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Darren Brosseau, November 3, 2019
1. Town Pound 1816 Marker
Town Pound
Leominster has had an animal pound
since 1749
and at this site since 1816.
Stray animals were restrained here
until the owners claimed them
and paid their fine.

Erected 2011 by Leominster Historical Commission.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AnimalsColonial Era.
Location. 42° 31.743′ N, 71° 45.367′ W. Marker is in Leominster, Massachusetts, in Worcester County. Marker is on Summer Street east of Main Street, on the left when traveling east. The marker is located on the south side of Carter Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 45 Summer Street, Leominster MA 01453, 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. Oliver E. Hazard (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); World War ll Vietnam Korean War Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Site of Second Meeting House (approx. 0.3 miles away); In Memory of the Men of Leominster (approx. 0.3 miles
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away); The Drake Home and the Underground Railroad (approx. 0.6 miles away); Derby LZ (approx. 1.6 miles away); Henry F. Sawtelle Bridge (approx. 1.6 miles away); Greywolf Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Leominster.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 8, 2019. It was originally submitted on November 4, 2019, by Darren Brosseau of Fitchburg, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 171 times since then and 50 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on November 4, 2019, by Darren Brosseau of Fitchburg, Massachusetts. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.

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