West Brookfield in Worcester County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
Birthplace of Lucy Stone
“Labor unceasingly until every woman will possess equal and full justice in all things.”
An early advocate and leader in the long struggle for Equal Rights, Lucy Stone was born in a farmhouse 0.3 mile from this point on Coy Hill.
She was the first woman in Massachusetts to receive a college degree.
A granite stone makes the site of her birthplace. The farmhouse burned in 1950.
Quaboag Historical Society, Est. 1895
Erected by Quaboag Historical Society.
Location. 42° 15.467′ N, 72° 11.2′ W. Marker is in West Brookfield, Massachusetts, in Worcester County. Marker is at the intersection of West Main Street (Massachusetts Route 9) and Coys Hill Road, on the right when traveling south on West Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: West Brookfield MA 01585, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Birthplace of Lucy Stone (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Gen. Henry Knox Trail (approx. 2.8 miles away); Boston Post Road (approx. 2.8 miles away); Fort Gilbert Boston Post Road (approx. 2.9 miles away); Brookfield (approx. 4.4 miles away); Civil War Memorial (approx. 4.7 miles away); a different marker also named Gen. Henry Knox Trail (approx. 5.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Brookfield.
Categories. • Civil Rights • Women •
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