Westfield in Hampden County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
Presented to the 104th U.S. Infantry Veterans Association, A.E.F., Nov. 8, 1937 by Mrs. Sadie B. Knox and heirs, in memory of her father, Vincent E. Barnes
Born Oct. 9, 1849, Died Dec. 4, 1933
A life long resident and distinguished citizen of Hampden County, who donated this site as Camp Bartlett, consisting of 1017 acres, to the United States Government during the World War for military purposes. The 104th U.S. Infantry, A.E.F., 26th Division trained on these grounds August to October 1917.
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World I. A significant historical month for this entry is October 1917.
Location. 42° 9.83′ N, 72° 43.567′ W. Marker is in Westfield, Massachusetts, in Hampden County. Memorial is on Southampton Road (U.S. 202) 0.8 miles south of Falcon Drive / Summit Lock Road, on the left when traveling south. US 202 is co-signed as Masschusetts Route 10. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Westfield MA 01085, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 104th Infantry Regiment (within shouting distance of this marker); The 104th U.S. Infantry (within Gen. Henry Knox Trail (approx. 3.2 miles away); IX Miles to Springfield Courthouse (approx. 3.2 miles away); Westfield Civil War Monument (approx. 3.3 miles away); Lieut. Richard Falley (approx. 3.3 miles away); Sheard Playground (approx. 6.1 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 6.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Westfield.
More about this marker. Park is located near Westfield/Barnes Municipal Airport.
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