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

George Washington Memorial Highway

 
 
George Washington Memorial Highway Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 2, 2009
1. George Washington Memorial Highway Marker
Inscription.  
This tablet marks
the
George
Washington
Memorial
Highway
at
Palmer
1732 ----- 1932

 
Erected 1932.
 
Location. 42° 9.642′ N, 72° 21.118′ W. Marker is in Palmer, Massachusetts, in Hampden County. Marker is at the intersection of Wilbraham Street (U.S. 20) and Calkins Road, on the right when traveling east on Wilbraham Street. The top of the marker features a relief of George Washington's profile. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Palmer MA 01069, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Washington Park (approx. mile away); Gen. Henry Knox Trail (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Gen. Henry Knox Trail (approx. 3.8 miles away); Civilian Conservation Corps (1933-1941) (approx. 5.9 miles away); Steerage Rock (approx. 8.2 miles away); Indian Hill (approx. 8.2 miles away); Civil War Memorial (approx. 8.2 miles away); Hitchcock Free Academy (approx. 8.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Palmer.
 
Related marker.
Marker on Wilbraham Street image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 2, 2009
2. Marker on Wilbraham Street
Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. See another marker for the George Washington Memorial Highway.
 
Categories. Roads & Vehicles
 
Markers in Palmer, Mass image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 2, 2009
3. Markers in Palmer, Mass
A Boston Post Road Marker is located next to the George Washington Memorial Highway marker.
Boston Post Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 2, 2009
4. Boston Post Road Marker
84
Mile from
Boston
Boston Post Road Marker (Reverse Side) image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 2, 2009
5. Boston Post Road Marker (Reverse Side)
Replica of original
Post Road marker
Erected by
Palmer Historical
Commission
1996
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 11, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,420 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 11, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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