Worcester in Worcester County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
1630 - 1930
Erected 1930 by Massachusetts Bay Colony-Tercentenary Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Native Americans. In addition, it is included in the Massachusetts Bay Colony—Tercentenary Commission Markers series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1673.
Location. 42° 16.409′ N, 71° 46.246′ W. Marker is in Worcester, Massachusetts, in Worcester County. Marker is at the intersection of Belmont Street (Massachusetts Route 9) and Shrewsbury Street, on the left when traveling west on Belmont Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Worcester MA 01604, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Wigwam Hill (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Worcester (approx. 1½ miles away); George WashingtonThe First School-House in Worcester (approx. 1½ miles away); Gen. Henry Knox Trail (approx. 1½ miles away); The Central Massachusetts Korean War Memorial (approx. 1½ miles away); Forgotten No More (approx. 1½ miles away); The United Nations Defensive (approx. 1½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Worcester.
Also see . . . Historical Markers Erected by Massachusetts Bay Colony Tercentenary Commission (1930). Original 1930 publication by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts of Tercentenary Commission Markers, commemorating the three hundredth anniversary of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. (Submitted on July 31, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts.)
Credits. This page was last revised on February 15, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 31, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 820 times since then and 18 times this year. Last updated on October 9, 2011, by Michael Tiernan of Danvers, Massachusetts. Photos: 1. submitted on September 26, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts. 2. submitted on February 12, 2020, by Stephen St. Denis of Worcester, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.