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

Dr. Robert H. Goddard Park

 
 
Dr. Robert H. Goddard Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 19, 2009
1. Dr. Robert H. Goddard Park Marker
Inscription.  First liquid propellant rocket launched in Auburn Mass. Mar. 16, 1926 by R.H. Goddard

This park dedicated to his memory by the Rotary Club of Auburn 1970
 
Erected 1970.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpaceScience & Medicine.
 
Location. 42° 12.318′ N, 71° 50.05′ W. Marker is in Auburn, Massachusetts, in Worcester County. Marker can be reached from Auburn Street 0.1 miles south of Southbridge Street (Massachusetts Route 12). Located behind the Auburn Fire Department. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 47 Auburn Street, Auburn MA 01501, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Goddard Rocket Launching Site (approx. 1˝ miles away); Indian Village Pakachoag (approx. 2.2 miles away); John J. (Jack) Barry '10 (approx. 2.7 miles away); Bartholomew F. (Bart) Sullivan (approx. 2.7 miles away); Worcester (approx. 2.7 miles away); Jonas Rice
Dr. Robert H. Goddard Park Marker and Polaris Missle image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 19, 2009
2. Dr. Robert H. Goddard Park Marker and Polaris Missle
(approx. 4.2 miles away); Clara Barton’s Birthplace (approx. 4.2 miles away); First Perfect Game in Professional Baseball (approx. 4˝ miles away).
 
Dr. Robert H. Goddard Park Marker (side B) image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 19, 2009
3. Dr. Robert H. Goddard Park Marker (side B)
Dr. Robert H. Goddard Park Friends of Auburn image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 19, 2009
4. Dr. Robert H. Goddard Park Friends of Auburn
Dr. Robert H. Goddard Park Marker Rededication Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 19, 2009
5. Dr. Robert H. Goddard Park Marker Rededication Plaque
Auburn Fire Department image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 19, 2009
6. Auburn Fire Department
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 22, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 20, 2009, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 1,887 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on April 20, 2009, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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