Lancaster in Worcester County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
Site of the Great Elm
Erected by Lancaster Historical Commission.
Location. 42° 26.725′ N, 71° 40.057′ W. Marker is in Lancaster, Massachusetts, in Worcester County. Marker is on Center Bridge Road 0.1 miles north of Still River Road (Route 110), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is directly across the street from the Lancaster Recycling Center. Marker is in this post office area: Lancaster MA 01523, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of Mary Rowlandsonís Capture (approx. half a mile away); Rowlandson Rock (approx. one mile away); a different marker also named Rowlandson Rock (approx. 1.7 miles away); Lancaster (approx. 2.6 Mary Sawyerís Birthplace (approx. 3.7 miles away); "Mary Had a Little Lamb" (approx. 4.7 miles away); Birthplace of Johnny Appleseed (approx. 5.7 miles away); World War Memorial (approx. 5.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lancaster.
Also see . . . Picture of Great Elm. In this scan of an 1879 book about Lancaster, MA, you can click back to pages 34-35 for a description of the tree. (Submitted on June 13, 2010, by Roger W. Sinnott of Chelmsford, Massachusetts.)
Categories. • Horticulture & Forestry • Landmarks • Natural Features •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 13, 2010, by Roger W. Sinnott of Chelmsford, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 1,280 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 13, 2010, by Roger W. Sinnott of Chelmsford, Massachusetts. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.