Worthington in Hampshire County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
General LaFayette, friend of America in its struggle for liberty, visited Worthington June 13, 1825. Was a guest overnight at the tavern then located on this site.
Erected 1925 by George Washington Chapter, Sons of the American Revolution, and the Town of Worthington.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Notable Events • War, US Revolutionary.
Location. 42° 24.609′ N, 72° 56.236′ W. Marker is in Worthington, Massachusetts, in Hampshire County. Marker is at the intersection of Huntington Road (Massachusetts Route 112) and Buffington Hill Road, on the right when traveling south on Huntington Road. Marker is at the junction of MA 112 and MA 143 in front the Worthington Library. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Huntington Rd, Worthington MA 01098, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Town of Worthington Honor Roll (approx. ¾ mile away); In Honor Of (approx. 2.3 miles away); Peru Honor Roll (approx. 5.9 miles away); Westfield RiverRailroad (approx. 9.3 miles away); Monroe E. Ballou (approx. 9.3 miles away); Town of Becket Korea and Vietnam Memorial (approx. 9.3 miles away); Town of Becket World War Memorial (approx. 9.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Worthington.
Regarding General LaFayette. General LaFayette toured America between August 1824 to September 1825 visiting all 24 states in a celebration of the nation’s 50th anniversary.
Also see . . .
1. LaFayette’s Grand Tour. (Submitted on August 31, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.)
2. LaFayette’s Tour (Wikipedia). (Submitted on August 31, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 31, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 68 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 31, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.