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

Jonas Rice Homesite

 
 
Jonas Rice Homesite Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stephen St. Denis, December 10, 2020
1. Jonas Rice Homesite Marker
Inscription.  
On This Site
In 1713,
Major Jonas Rice
Made the First
Permanent Settlement
In Worcester.
Placed by
The Worcester Society of Antiquity

 
Erected 1903 by Worcester Society of Antiquity.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 42° 14.921′ N, 71° 47.197′ W. Marker is in Worcester, Massachusetts, in Worcester County. Marker is at the intersection of Heywood Street and Vale street, on the right when traveling west on Heywood Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 119 Vale Street, Worcester MA 01604, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jonas Rice (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Blackstone Canal: 1828-1848 (approx. 0.9 miles away); Green Island (approx. 0.9 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. one mile away); SFC Jared C. Monti, USA (approx. one mile away); The United Nations Defensive
Jonas Rice Homesite Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stephen St. Denis, December 10, 2020
2. Jonas Rice Homesite Marker
(approx. one mile away); The United Nations Offensive (approx. one mile away); In Memory of All Veterans (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Worcester.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .  Jonas Rice (Wikipedia). (Submitted on December 18, 2020, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 13, 2020, by Stephen St. Denis of Worcester, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 63 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 13, 2020, by Stephen St. Denis of Worcester, Massachusetts. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.
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