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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. A significant historical year for this entry is 1732.
 
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 walking distance of this marker. Gen. Henry Knox Trail (here, next to this marker); City of Waltham Centennial Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); Nathaniel P Banks (approx. 0.7 miles away); Veteran's Memorial Mall (approx. 0.7 miles away); A Quincentennial Commemorative to Christopher Columbus (approx. 0.7 miles away); Waltham Spanish-American War Monument
Waltham Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 14, 2009
2. Waltham Marker
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(approx. 0.7 miles away); Waltham Soldiers and Sailors Monument (approx. 0.7 miles away); Waltham Revolutionary War Memorial (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Waltham.
 
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 Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,539 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 3, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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