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Springfield in Hampden County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

To the Memory of George Washington

 
 
To the Memory of George Washington Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, November 29, 2017
1. To the Memory of George Washington Marker
Inscription.
To the Memory Of
George Washington
Commander-In-Chief Of
The American Army
1775 — 1785
First President of the United States
Who endorsed the location of a magazine and laboratory at Springfield in 1777, personally inspected the works on this site in 1789, and approved Springfield as location of a national armory in 1794
And Who Thereby Became
The Father Of
Springfield Armory

 
Location. 42° 6.532′ N, 72° 34.707′ W. Marker is in Springfield, Massachusetts, in Hampden County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Federal Street and State Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Located at the entrance to Garvey Hall, Springfield Technical Community College. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Armory Street, Springfield MA 01105, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. National Historic Mechanical Engineering Landmark (here, next to this marker); Springfield Armory (here, next to this marker); Gen. Henry Knox Trail (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Shays’ Rebellion (about 800 feet away); Armory Square
To the Memory of George Washington Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, November 29, 2017
2. To the Memory of George Washington Marker
The marker is at the left of the entrance to Garvey Hall.
(approx. 0.2 miles away); The Military Presence (approx. 0.2 miles away); From Arsenal to Icon (approx. 0.2 miles away); Main Arsenal (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Springfield.
 
More about this marker. Garvey Hall was an original building of the Springfield Armory. It now houses administrative and other offices of Springfield Technical Community College.
 
Also see . . .
1. Springfield Armory National Historic Site. (Submitted on December 1, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. Springfield Technical Community College. (Submitted on December 1, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
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Garvey Hall, Springfield Technical Community College image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, November 29, 2017
3. Garvey Hall, Springfield Technical Community College
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 1, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 1, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 59 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 1, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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