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

Apremont Park

 
 
Apremont Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, June 1, 2012
1. Apremont Park Marker
Inscription.
Presented to the 104th U.S. Infantry Veterans Association, A.E.F., Nov. 8, 1937 by Mrs. Sadie B. Knox and heirs, in memory of her father, Vincent E. Barnes
Born Oct. 9, 1849, Died Dec. 4, 1933
A life long resident and distinguished citizen of Hampden County, who donated this site as Camp Bartlett, consisting of 1017 acres, to the United States Government during the World War for military purposes. The 104th U.S. Infantry, A.E.F., 26th Division trained on these grounds August to October 1917.
 
Erected 1937.
 
Location. 42° 9.83′ N, 72° 43.567′ W. Marker is in Westfield, Massachusetts, in Hampden County. Marker is on Southampton Road (U.S. 202) 0.8 miles south of Falcon Drive / Summit Lock Road, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. US 202 is co-signed as Masschusetts Route 10. Marker is in this post office area: Westfield MA 01085, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 104th Infantry Regiment (within shouting distance of this marker); The 104th U.S. Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Gen. Henry Knox Trail (approx. 3.2 miles away); IX Miles to Springfield Courthouse
Apremont Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, June 1, 2012
2. Apremont Park Marker
(approx. 3.2 miles away); Westfield Civil War Monument (approx. 3.3 miles away); Lieut. Richard Falley (approx. 3.3 miles away); Sheard Playground (approx. 6.1 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 6.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Westfield.
 
More about this marker. Park is located near Westfield/Barnes Municipal Airport.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
 
Categories. Man-Made FeaturesPatriots & PatriotismWar, World I
 
Apremont Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, June 1, 2012
3. Apremont Park Marker
Apremont Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, June 1, 2012
4. Apremont Park Marker
Park entrance seen looking south along Southampton Rd/US202.
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By Lee Hattabaugh, June 1, 2012
5. Apremont Park sign
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 6, 2012, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 376 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 6, 2012, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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