West Springfield in Hampden County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
Park Street Cemetery
about 1787 when Solomon Lathrop
was buried here.
There are other gravestones with
older dates in this cemetery, their
bodies having been moved from other cemeteries.
The last burial was in 1996.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites. A significant historical year for this entry is 1787.
Location. 42° 6.375′ N, 72° 37.172′ W. Marker is in West Springfield, Massachusetts, in Hampden County. Marker is at the intersection of Park Street and Lathrop Street, on the right when traveling west on Park Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: West Springfield MA 01089, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First School House (within shouting distance of this marker); First Meeting House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Josiah Day House (about 400 feet away); West Springfield Veterans Memorial (about 600 feet away); West Springfield Vietnam Veterans Memorial (about 600 feet away); Gen. Henry Knox Trail Hessian Encampment (about 700 feet away); West Springfield 9/11 Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Springfield.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 9, 2022. It was originally submitted on April 9, 2022, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 78 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 9, 2022, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.