Blackstone in Worcester County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
United States Navy
The United States Navy is the naval warfare branch of the United States Armed Forces. It was established on October 13th, 1775, just 4 months after the United States Army. The mission of the United States Navy is to train and equip combat ready naval forces capable of winning wars, deterring aggression and maintaining freedom of the seas. Before its establishment, the Massachusetts Naval Militia was the primary naval force of the United States. The Navy also includes the United States Marine Corps and the United States Navy Seals.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Military. A significant historical date for this entry is October 13, 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 Air Force (here, next to this marker); United States ArmyDuty 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 36 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 10, 2022, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.