From Rail to Trail
The Grand Trunk and Southern New England
The line was owned by Grand Trunk Railroad (GTR). a Canadian company, and stretched from Palmer, Massachusetts to Providence, Rhode Island. This 3.5-mile walking trail is only a small portion of the 85-mile route.
Location. 42° 4.447′ N, 72° 3.796′ W. Marker is in Southbridge, Massachusetts, in Worcester County. Marker can be reached from Grand Trunk Trail. Touch for map. The marker is along the Grand Trunk Trail in the Westfield Dam Recreation Area. Marker is in this post office area: Sturbridge MA 01566, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Servant Square (approx. 1.4 miles away); Southbridge World War I Memorial (approx. 1˝ miles away); Southbridge Civil War Memorial (approx. 1˝ miles away); Southbridge Honor Rolls (approx. 1.7 miles away); Commerce on the Common (approx. 2.4 miles away); "Witness Tree" (approx. 2˝ miles away); The Sturbridge Common (approx. 2˝ miles away); The Old Burial Ground (approx. 2˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Southbridge.
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 23, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 20, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 84 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on July 20, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. 7. submitted on July 21, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.