Worcester in Worcester County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
1630 - 1930
Erected 1930 by Massachusetts Bay Colony-Tercentenary Commission.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Massachusetts Bay Colony—Tercentenary Commission Markers marker series.
Location. 42° 16.409′ N, 71° 46.246′ W. Marker is in Worcester, Massachusetts, in Worcester County. Marker is at the intersection of Belmont Street (Massachusetts Route 9) and Shrewsbury Street, on the left when traveling west on Belmont Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Worcester MA 01604, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Wigwam Hill (approx. half a mile away); Samuel Leonardson (approx. 1.4 miles away but has been reported missing); a different marker also named Worcester (approx. 1.5 miles away); Gen. Henry Knox Trail (approx. 1.5 miles away); First Mill (approx. 1.5 miles away); Jonas Rice (approx. 1.6 miles away); First Perfect Game in Professional Baseball (approx. 2.1 miles away); Shrewsbury Minute Men (approx. 3.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Worcester.
Also see . . .
1. Historical Markers Erected by Massachusetts Bay Colony Tercentenary Commission (1930). Original 1930 publication by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts of Tercentenary Commission Markers, commemorating the three hundredth anniversary of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. (Submitted on July 31, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts.)
2. Preservation Worcester. Preservation Worcester for more than forty years, has been a source for critical thinking and education in matters of the city's architectural integrity, the cohesiveness of neighborhoods, and the preservation of culturally significant structures. (Submitted on July 31, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts.)
Categories. • Colonial Era • Native Americans •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 31, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 470 times since then and 24 times this year. Last updated on October 9, 2011, by Michael Tiernan of Danvers, Massachusetts. Photo 1. submitted on September 26, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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