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

George Washington Memorial Highway

 
 
George Washington Memorial Highway Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 14, 2009
1. George Washington Memorial Highway Marker
Inscription.  
This tablet marks
the
George
Washington
Memorial
Highway
at
Waltham
1732 ------- 1932

 
Erected 1932.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #01 George Washington series list.
 
Location. 42° 22.563′ N, 71° 14.972′ W. Marker is in Waltham, Massachusetts, in Middlesex County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (U.S. 20) and Weston Street (U.S. 20), on the right when traveling east on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Waltham MA 02453, 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. Gen. Henry Knox Trail (here, next to this marker); Watertown (approx. 2.2 miles away); a different marker also named Gen. Henry Knox Trail (approx. 2˝ miles away); a different marker also named Watertown (approx. 3.4 miles away); Civil War Soldiers Monument (approx.
Waltham Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 14, 2009
2. Waltham Marker
3.6 miles away); Site of Early Meeting House (approx. 3.8 miles away); Charles Follen (approx. 4.3 miles away); Robbins Cemetery (approx. 4.3 miles away).
 
More about this marker. The top of the marker features a relief of George Washington's profile.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. See another marker for the George Washington Memorial Highway.
 
Markers on Main Street image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 14, 2009
3. Markers on Main Street
The George Washington Memorial Highway marker is located next to one for the Gen. Henry Knox Trail.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 3, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,488 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 3, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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