Blackstone in Worcester County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
United States Army
The United States Army is the land warfare branch of the United States Armed Forces. Established on June 14th, 1775, it is the oldest branch of the united states military whose sole purpose is preserving the peace and security and providing for the defense of the United States, the commonwealths and possessions and any areas occupied by the United States. The Army is the largest military branch of the United States Armed Forces and acts as a force of freedom and strength in both times of peace and conflict.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Military. A significant historical date for this entry is June 14, 1775.
Location. 42° 1.009′ N, 71° 32.753′ W. Marker is in Blackstone, Massachusetts, in Worcester County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (Massachusetts Route 122) and County Street, on the left when traveling west on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Blackstone MA 01504, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. United States Marine Corps (here, next to this marker); United States Navy (here, next to this marker); United States Air Force Duty Honor Country (here, next to this marker); Blackstone Roll of Honor (within shouting distance of this marker); Veterans Memorial Corner (approx. 0.2 miles away); Joseph A. Wojcik (approx. 0.2 miles away); Blackstone Civil War Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Blackstone.
Credits. This page was last revised on May 10, 2022. It was originally submitted on May 10, 2022, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 43 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 10, 2022, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.