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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Worcester County, Massachusetts

Clickable Map of Worcester County, Massachusetts and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Worcester County, MA (234) Franklin County, MA (42) Hampden County, MA (100) Hampshire County, MA (19) Middlesex County, MA (272) Norfolk County, MA (80) Tolland County, CT (103) Windham County, CT (77) Cheshire County, NH (45) Hillsborough County, NH (36) Providence County, RI (161)  WorcesterCounty(234) Worcester County (234)  FranklinCounty(42) Franklin County (42)  HampdenCounty(100) Hampden County (100)  HampshireCounty(19) Hampshire County (19)  MiddlesexCounty(272) Middlesex County (272)  NorfolkCounty(80) Norfolk County (80)  TollandCountyConnecticut(103) Tolland County (103)  WindhamCounty(77) Windham County (77)  CheshireCountyNew Hampshire(45) Cheshire County (45)  HillsboroughCounty(36) Hillsborough County (36)  ProvidenceCountyRhode Island(161) Providence County (161)
Adjacent to Worcester County, Massachusetts
    Franklin County (42)
    Hampden County (100)
    Hampshire County (19)
    Middlesex County (272)
    Norfolk County (80)
    Tolland County, Connecticut (103)
    Windham County, Connecticut (77)
    Cheshire County, New Hampshire (45)
    Hillsborough County, New Hampshire (36)
    Providence County, Rhode Island (161)
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1Massachusetts (Worcester County), Ashburnham — Ashburnham Civil War Monument
To the men of Ashburnham who served their country in the war that saved the Union Given by Melvin Ohio Adams to his native town A.D. 1904Map (db m133808) WM
2Massachusetts (Worcester County), Ashburnham — Old Town House
Built of material from the second meeting house erected in 1791 and moved from meeting house hill in 1836Map (db m133201) HM
3Massachusetts (Worcester County), Ashburnham — The School Boy of 1850
One of a generation of New England boys whose valor in war was equaled only by their achievements in peace. Presented to the town of Ashburnham by Ivers Whitney Adams. A native son AD1913Map (db m133741)
4Massachusetts (Worcester County), Ashburnham — World War l Memorial
Ashburnham remembers 1917 World War 1918 These sought not glory but their country's goodMap (db m133806) WM
5Massachusetts (Worcester County), Ashburnham — World War ll/Korean/Vietnam Memorial
Ashburnham VeteransMap (db m133807) WM
6Massachusetts (Worcester County), Athol — 4th MeetinghouseOld town hall
Built in 1827-1828"for public worship of God forever" Old town hall remodeled in 1847 for use as Athol's town hall until 1921. Occupied by women Club 1921-1957 and Athol Historical Society since 1957Map (db m138909) HM
7Massachusetts (Worcester County), Athol — Colonial Home 1777
Colonial Home 1777 - John Haven, Jr., a private in General George Washington's army, built this home during the revolution. He had fought in the siege of Boston and the victories at Ticonderoga and SaratogaMap (db m73185) HM
8Massachusetts (Worcester County), Athol — Hiding Place for SlavesAthol History Trail
In this house before the Civil War ended slavery, Dr George Hoyt hid and helped runaway slaves who fled the south. This "Underground Railroad" station was a haven on their freedom trail to CanadaMap (db m135865) HM
9Massachusetts (Worcester County), Athol — Indian TrailAthol History Trail
Many Indian tribes walked along this "Great Trail". It was 18 inches wide and hundreds of miles long from Connecticut to Canada. The path followed Pleasant and Chestnut Streets to Millers River off South Athol Road.Map (db m135864) HM
10Massachusetts (Worcester County), Athol — Lysander Spooner
This is the birthplace of Lysander Spooner. January 19,1808- May 14, 1887. Champion of Liberty lawyer, abolitionist, entrepreneur, legal theorist and scholar. In this house he wrote "The Unconstitutionality of Slavery" and other works. Spooner died . . . Map (db m136396) HM
11Massachusetts (Worcester County), Athol — Old Toll Gate
From 1800-1830 travelers on this 5th Mass. Turnpike paid a fee to get past a toll gate here. It swung across the roadway from a toll house. Passage money paid for man and beast.Map (db m138315) HM
12Massachusetts (Worcester County), Athol — Stagecoach Stop
During the years 1790 to 1853 this corner was a busy stopping place for stagecoaches from distant points. Brooks Tavern stood here as the popular hub of five stage roadsMap (db m136394) HM
13Massachusetts (Worcester County), Athol — Town House1827-1847
Athol's town hall for 20 years, it stood west of the common until moved here in 1850. It alsoo served as "Athol Academy" in 1828. Then as a Congregational church in 1830-33Map (db m136391) HM
14Massachusetts (Worcester County), Athol — Town House1827-1847
Athol's town hall for 20 years. It stood west of the common until moved here in 1850. It also served as "Athol Academy" in 1828. Then as a congregational church in 1830-33.Map (db m138985) HM
15Massachusetts (Worcester County), Athol — Town Pound
In the early 1800's there was a square enclosure of stone walls here. Built by the town to hold stray cattle and other animals. Their owners had to pay a claim fee to the pound keeperMap (db m136392) HM
16Massachusetts (Worcester County), Athol — Uptown Common and 3rd MeetinghouseAthol History Trail
. . . Map (db m136393) HM
17Massachusetts (Worcester County), Athol — World War l Memorial
In memory of the heroes of Athol who made the supreme sacrifice in the World War. Erected by the Edward H. Phillips Post No. 102 American Legion.Map (db m136395) WM
18Massachusetts (Worcester County), Auburn — Dr. Robert H. Goddard Park
First liquid propellant rocket launched in Auburn Mass. Mar. 16, 1926 by R.H. Goddard This park dedicated to his memory by the Rotary Club of Auburn 1970Map (db m18099) HM
19Massachusetts (Worcester County), Auburn — The Goddard Rocket Launching Site
On March 16 1926 Dr. Robert H. Goddard launched the world’s first liquid propellant rocket from a point 100 feet south-southeast of this tablet on the property of the Asa M. Ward family. Erected by The American Rocket Society July 13, 1960 in . . . Map (db m155448) HM
20Massachusetts (Worcester County), Brookfield — Brookfield1630 -- 1930
Settled in 1660 by men from Ipswich on Indian lands called Quaboac. Attacked by Indians in 1675. One garrison house defended to the last. Reoccupied twelve years later.Map (db m48781) HM
21Massachusetts (Worcester County), Brookfield — Civil War Memorial
Two hundred sixty-six volunteers went to the Civil War from Brookfield 1861-1865. Thirty-eight died in the service. Erected July 4, 1890 by the citizens of Brookfield to commemorate the deeds of their loyal sons in the War for the Preservation . . . Map (db m106166) WM
22Massachusetts (Worcester County), Brookfield — MA-13 — Gen. Henry Knox Trail
Through this place passed General Henry Knox in the winter of 1775 – 1776 to deliver to General George Washington at Cambridge the train of artillery from Fort Ticonderoga used to force the British Army to evacuate Boston. Erected by the . . . Map (db m17926) HM
23Massachusetts (Worcester County), Charlton — General John Spurr House
Built about 1798 by John Spurr, Participant in the Boston Tea Party (1773) and an officer in the Revolution A leader in local affairs, a Major Gen. in the Militia & several years he represented Charlton at the General Court.Map (db m131728) HM
24Massachusetts (Worcester County), Clinton — Prescott Grist Mill
On this site the first grist mill in Worcester County was constructed by John Prescott in 1654. For over three hundred years mills have stood here where industry was first conducted in this area.Map (db m136693) HM
25Massachusetts (Worcester County), Dudley — Dudley Soldiers War Memorial
To the memory of Dudley's heroes of 1776 who bore arms to found an independent nation Her patriots of 1861-1865 who offered their lives to preserve the Union Her soldiers in the Spanish and Philippine Wars 1898 This . . . Map (db m137560) WM
26Massachusetts (Worcester County), Fayville — Corporal Harold E. FayDedicated in Memory of
Killed in action at Itra, Italy May 19, 1944 757 Tank Bn. U. S. Army World War IIMap (db m122596) WM
27Massachusetts (Worcester County), Fiskdale — War Memorial
Erected in honor of those from our town who served in the several wars. ———————————— Dedicated in Honor of Rosario A. Chamberland Past Commander, Community . . . Map (db m118888) WM
28Massachusetts (Worcester County), Fitchburg — Calvin Coolidge
Calvin Coolidge thirteenth President of The United States stood here November 12, 1928Map (db m133486) HM
29Massachusetts (Worcester County), Fitchburg — First Settler of FitchburgFirst Public House
Near this spot, about the year 1730, the first settler of Fitchburg, David Page, built a garrison house in which he lived for several years. Here in 1761 the first public house opened by Samuel Hunt. In this tavern were held, in 1764, . . . Map (db m132504) HM
30Massachusetts (Worcester County), Fitchburg — Fitchburg Civil War Memorial
Fitchburg erects this monument in memory of her brave sons who fell and in honor of all her loyal citizens who perilled their lives in the great struggle which secured the unity of the Republic and the freedom of an oppressed . . . Map (db m12264) HM
31Massachusetts (Worcester County), Fitchburg — In memory of Arthur M Longsjo Jr1931-1958
Honored admired and respected for his character ability and sportsmanship. 1956 Winter Olympics Italy speed skating 1956 Summer Olympics Australia cycling Donated by friends and the people of FitchburgMap (db m133488) HM
32Massachusetts (Worcester County), Fitchburg — Patrick Joseph Moran
In twenty four years service in the National League of Baseball as player and manager, he won his way to the greatest heights, winning a pennant for Philadelphia in 1916 and a league pennant for Cincinnati in 1919. As a player, as a manager, as a . . . Map (db m132520) HM
33Massachusetts (Worcester County), Fitchburg — Rollstone Boulder
This boulder carried by the last glacier from Mount Monadnock New Hamp­shire to the summit of the hill whose name commemorates it, was for centuries a land mark to Indian and settler. Threatened with destruction by quarrying operations, it was saved . . . Map (db m132501) HM
34Massachusetts (Worcester County), Fitchburg — Spanish War Veterans Memorial
This monument erected by the city of Fitchburg to commemorate the valour and patriotism of the men who served in the war with Spain Philippine insurrection and China relief expedition1898-1902. Dedicated September 1,1924 under the auspices Guanica . . . Map (db m133358) WM
35Massachusetts (Worcester County), Fitchburg — The Store of Ephraim Kimball
Near this spot, in 1775, stood the store of Ephraim Kimball. Here at 9 o’clock A.M., on the 19th of April, 1775, the alarm gun was fired a company of forty-two men, under Capt. Ebenezer Bridge, marched for Concord, where they arrived the . . . Map (db m132506) HM
36Massachusetts (Worcester County), Fitchburg — Vietnam/Korea War Memorial
Servicemen killed in action in Vietnam and KoreaMap (db m133658) WM
37Massachusetts (Worcester County), Fitchburg — War Memorial
A memorial to all living and dead who have served our nation in World War II Korea and Vietnam Persian Gulf Erected by Eastwood Club members Nov 11, 1978Map (db m134575) WM
38Massachusetts (Worcester County), Fitchburg — World War l Memorial
To the memory of those who gave their lives the World War 1914-1918 Fitchburg dedicates this monumentMap (db m133567) WM
39Massachusetts (Worcester County), Fitchburg — World War ll Memorial
Fitchburg remembers our dedicated men and women who served during World War llMap (db m133657) WM
40Massachusetts (Worcester County), Gardner — Gardner Soldiers' Monument
. . . Map (db m132597) WM
41Massachusetts (Worcester County), Gardner — Korean War Memorial
In honor of all those who served in the armed forces of the United States from the city of Gardner during Korean Conflict. 1950-1953 In Memoriam Rolfe F. Blanchard U.S.M.C. Charles E. Bridge U.S.A. Bertram P. Couture U.S.A.F. Norman R. . . . Map (db m133281) WM
42Massachusetts (Worcester County), Gardner — On June 27, 1785
On June 27,1785 the town of Gardner was incorporated from land belonging to thew surrounding towns of Templeton, Winchendon, Ashburnham, and Westminster.The convergence point for the latter three towns stood southerly of this marker near the . . . Map (db m132638) HM
43Massachusetts (Worcester County), Gardner — Seth Heywood Site
On this site in 1773 Seth Heywood one of Gardner's original settlers built his home. Later he was one of the four men who circulated the petition for the incorporation of the town of Gardner. In 1826 the grandson of Seth Heywood began the . . . Map (db m134857) HM
44Massachusetts (Worcester County), Gardner — Site of former Ohave Synagogue
On this site from 1912 - 2017 stood the synagogue that was home to Congregation Ohave Shalom for much of the 20th century. This marker commemorates the building and celebrates the contributions its congregants made to the City of Gardner.Map (db m152701) HM
45Massachusetts (Worcester County), Gardner — Spanish American War MemorialIn memorium USS Maine destroyed in Havana Harbor February 15th 1898 — This tablet is cast from metal recovered from the USS Maine —
Erected by the citizens of Gardner and gratefully dedicated to the veterans of the Spanish-American War and The Philippine insurrection 1898-1902Map (db m133587) WM
46Massachusetts (Worcester County), Gardner — Vietnam War Memorial
In honor of all who served in the armed forces of the United States during the Vietnam era from the city of GardnerMap (db m133206) WM
47Massachusetts (Worcester County), Gardner — World War 1 Memorial
Erected by a grateful city in honor of its heroic sons and daughters who served their country during the world war 1917-1918Map (db m132639) WM
48Massachusetts (Worcester County), Gardner — World War ll Memorial
In honor of all who served in the armed forces the United States from the City of Gardner during World War llMap (db m133203) WM
49Massachusetts (Worcester County), Grafton — Hassanamesit1630 - 1930
John Eliot established here in 1651 a village of Christian Indians called Hassanamesit - "at a place of small stones." It was the home of James the Printer who helped Eliot to print the Indian Bible.Map (db m93037) HM
50Massachusetts (Worcester County), Grafton — Indian Reservation1630 - 1930
These four and one-half acres have never belonged to the white man, having been set aside in 1728 as an Indian Reservation by the forty proprietors who purchased the Praying Indian town of Hassanamesit.Map (db m93038) HM
51Massachusetts (Worcester County), Grafton — Thomas Hooker Trail1630 - 1930
Crossing the highway at this point is the Indian trail followed by the Reverend Thomas Hooker in 1636 when, with his invalid wife borne on a litter, he led a company of Massachusetts settlers to found Hartford, Connecticut.Map (db m93035) HM
52Massachusetts (Worcester County), Hardwick — Brig. Gen. Timothy Ruggles1711-1797
He arrived in Hardwick about 1754 settling on a farm, now Upper Church Street. A lawyer, he was graduated from Harvard in 1732. Ruggles distinguished himself in the French and Indian War, thus becoming the highest ranked colonist of this time. He . . . Map (db m148232) HM
53Massachusetts (Worcester County), Hardwick — Hardwick Civil War Monument
Dedicated to the Heroes who fell, and the Patriots who fought for Union and Liberty 1861-1865 by their comrade Col. Louis E. Granger, U.S. Vols. Cold Harbor Reams Station Antietam Port Hudson Cedar Mountain Gettysburg . . . Map (db m148233) WM
54Massachusetts (Worcester County), Harvard — Harvard Civil War Monument
South side Harvard erects this monument in grateful remembrance of her soldiers who gave their lives to their country in the war for the defence of the Union East side Allen, Edward M. - Co. G 36th Reg. Bigelow, Joseph H. - Co. H 1st . . . Map (db m66305) WM
55Massachusetts (Worcester County), Harvard — Harvard Unitarian Universalist Church
Four previous church buildings have stood on this approximate site. The first meeting house was constructed in 1733 when the congregation first gathered. A new building was necessary in 1775 to accomodate the congregation's growth. The third . . . Map (db m66304) HM
56Massachusetts (Worcester County), Harvard — Harvard Veteran's Memorial
Dedicated to the Citizens of Harvard who served their country in World War II 1941-1946 Korea 1950-1955 Vietnam 1964-1975Map (db m66288) WM
57Massachusetts (Worcester County), Harvard — Town of HarvardFounded — June 29 1732 —
Upper Panel Set off from Groton • Lancaster • Stow by petitions to the General Court • Incorporators • Simon Stone • Groton • • Thomas Wheeler • Stow Jonathan Whitney and Hezekiah Willard Lancaster The name Harvard was inserted in the . . . Map (db m66292) HM
58Massachusetts (Worcester County), Harvard — World War Memorial1917 - 1919
South Panel In honor of Those of Harvard who loyally served their country and in memory of Edward - Enoch - Thomas PVT. Co. M., 101st U.S. Inf. 26th Div. A.E.F. Died of wounds received at Chateau Thierry July 12, 1918 North Panel . . . Map (db m66291) WM
59Massachusetts (Worcester County), Hopedale — Adin Ballou Memorial
Adin Ballou — Preacher, Author, Reformer, Philanthropist, Apostle of Christian Socialism, and Founder of the Hopedale Community. 1803–1890. “Blessed are the Peacemakers.” “Not disobedient to the heavenly . . . Map (db m1618) HM
60Massachusetts (Worcester County), Hubbardston — Civil War Memorial
In memory of our fallen herosMap (db m133564) WM
61Massachusetts (Worcester County), Hubbardston — Spanish American War Memorial
In memory and honor those who served their country from HubbardstonMap (db m133563) WM
62Massachusetts (Worcester County), Hubbardston — World War II Memorial
World War II 1941-1945 In memory and honor of those who served their country from HubbardstonMap (db m133566) WM
63Massachusetts (Worcester County), Lancaster — Lancaster1630 - 1930
The Plantation of Nasheway embracing this and several adjoining towns was granted to a group of "Undertakers" in search of iron deposits, in 1644. John Prescott the first settler made a success of frontier farming under great difficulties.Map (db m48798) HM
64Massachusetts (Worcester County), Lancaster — Neck Bridge
Before the building of the center bridge road in 1800, the road from the center to the old common continued south from this point across the Neck Bridge, which was located 60 rods below the present center bridge. It is shown on the 1794 map as 173 . . . Map (db m137850) HM
65Massachusetts (Worcester County), Lancaster — Rowlandson Rock
Rowlandson rock is the site where captives such as Mary Rowlandson, her son, and others from Lancaster, spent their first night. The Indians holding them captive had just raided and burnt the Rowlandson Garrison and all of the buildings in town. . . . Map (db m33566) HM
66Massachusetts (Worcester County), Lancaster — Rowlandson Rock1630 - 1930
On the crest of George Hill, near by, is situated Rowlandson Rock where the captives from the Rowlandson garrison house passed their first night after the burning of Lancaster by the Indians February 10, 1675–76.Map (db m48799) HM
67Massachusetts (Worcester County), Lancaster — Sawyer-Carter Bridge
Named for the Sawyers who owned mills here in the 18th century and the Carters who owned saw, grist and fulling mills here in the early to mid-19th century.Map (db m138828) HM
68Massachusetts (Worcester County), Lancaster — Site of Mary Rowlandson’s Capture
In the field nearby was situated the garrison house of the Rev. Joseph Rowlandson first ordained minister of Lancaster. During his absence on February 10, 1675-76 this garrison house was attacked and destroyed by the Indians. The inhabitants were . . . Map (db m32253) HM
69Massachusetts (Worcester County), Lancaster — Site of the Great Elm
Nearby was the largest elm in New England, one of the many huge elms for which Lancaster was famous during the 18th and 19th centuries, located beside the Nashua on an old road called Lover’s Lane. Measurements in 1888: circumference at 5 ft. above . . . Map (db m31819) HM
70Massachusetts (Worcester County), Lancaster — Wickapickit Brook and BridgePronounced wee-wee-pee-kee
Nearby as early as 1814 stood the Wickapickit Mill by 1870 it was the Phelps Saw and Grist Mill many bridges were built here in 18th and 19th centuries as this was the early mail road to Brattleborough but spring floods often took the bridges awayMap (db m133363) HM
71Massachusetts (Worcester County), Leicester — MA-15 — Gen. Henry Knox Trail
Through this place passed General Henry Knox in the winter of 1775 – 1776 to deliver to General George Washington at Cambridge the train of artillery from Fort Ticonderoga used to force the British Army to evacuate Boston. Erected by the . . . Map (db m17929) HM
72Massachusetts (Worcester County), Leominster — Birthplace of Johnny Appleseed
Near this site was born John Chapman known as Johnny Appleseed Sept. 26, 1774 — Mar. 18, 1845 Map (db m32789) HM
73Massachusetts (Worcester County), Leominster — In memory of the men of Leominster
1775-1783 In memory of the men of Leominster who endured hardship and battle in the war of the American Revolution This tablet is erected ted by Captain John Joslin Jr chapter Daughters of the American Revolution 1910Map (db m138083) WM
74Massachusetts (Worcester County), Leominster — Johnny Ro Veterans Memorial Park
Johnny Ro Veterans Memorial Park honoring all Massachusetts Iraq/Afghanistan casualtiesMap (db m134475) WM
75Massachusetts (Worcester County), Leominster — Oliver E. Hazard1836-1896 — 54th Reg. Massachusetts Vols. —
This memorial is dedicated to honoring the memory of all Leominster soldiers who served with courage for freedom and justice. We must we can and will be freeMap (db m135506) WM
76Massachusetts (Worcester County), Leominster — Site of Second Meeting House
in Leominster built 1775 taken down July 4, 1824 rebuilt for first town house This tablet presented to the town of Leominster by the Leominster Historical Society on the 175th anniversary incorporation Leominster 1915Map (db m138081) HM
77Massachusetts (Worcester County), Leominster — The Drake Home and the Underground Railroad
Here on February 16, 1851, Jonathan and Frances Drake participated in the rescue of the fugitive slave Shadrach Minkins. The case attracted national attention and the rebuke of President Millard Fillmore. Undeterred, abolitionists like the Drakes . . . Map (db m101543) HM
78Massachusetts (Worcester County), Leominster — Town Pound 1816
Town Pound 1816 Leominster has had an animal pound since 1749 and at this site since 1816. Stray animals were restrained here until the owners claimed them and paid their fine.Map (db m142183) HM
79Massachusetts (Worcester County), Leominster — World War ll Vietnam Korean War Memorial
Dedicated to all who served honorably during World War II Vietnam Korean ConflictMap (db m138208) WM
80Massachusetts (Worcester County), Mendon — First Meeting House1630 - 1930
Here stood Mendon's first meetinghouse, built in 1668 and destroyed by Indians in 1676. Joseph Emerson, the minister, was an ancestor of Ralph Waldo Emerson.Map (db m48762) HM
81Massachusetts (Worcester County), Mendon — Founders' Park1906
In memory of the honored founders of Mendon 'the old mother town.' Settled 1663. Incorporated 1667. Eight towns are now located on her original territory. Near this spot Mendon's first three meeting houses were built." Founders 1668: . . . Map (db m91558) HM
82Massachusetts (Worcester County), Mendon — In Honor of Mendon's Soldiers
Who fought in the French-Indian Wars 1755 - 1763 and its Minute Men who responded so quickly to the Lexington Alarm April 19, 1775 and its Revolutionary Soldiers who did their part in winning the war that gave us our freedom and independence 1775 - . . . Map (db m63959) HM
83Massachusetts (Worcester County), New Braintree — Wheeler’s Surprise1630 – 1930
One mile to the southwest, off the North Brookfield Road, Edward Hutchinson’s company seeking a parley with the Nipmucs was ambushed by Indians August 2, 1675, and more than half were slain. Captain Hutchinson died from his wounds. Captain Thomas . . . Map (db m48786) HM
84Massachusetts (Worcester County), North Oxford — Clara Barton’s Birthplace1630 – 1930
One mile westward Clara Barton, "the angel of the battlefield," was born in 1821. A volunteer nurse in the Civil War, she served the International Red Cross in the Franco-Prussian War, founded the American Red Cross and served as its president for . . . Map (db m48042) HM
85Massachusetts (Worcester County), Northborough — MA-18 — Gen. Henry Knox Trail
Through this place passed General Henry Knox in the winter of 1775 – 1776 to deliver to General George Washington at Cambridge the train of artillery from Fort Ticonderoga used to force the British Army to evacuate Boston. Erected by the . . . Map (db m17938) HM
86Massachusetts (Worcester County), Northborough — Mary Goodnow's Grave1630 - 1930
Mary Goodnow who lived here with her parents was lame and unable to run to the garrison house for safety when the Indians attacked Northborough, August 18, 1707. A short path leads through the woods to her grave near the place where she fell.Map (db m48796) HM
87Massachusetts (Worcester County), Northborough — Northborough World War I Memorial
Dedicated in Honor and Memory of Those of Northborough Who Served in the World War 1917-1918Map (db m29726) WM
88Massachusetts (Worcester County), Northborough — The Minuteman
In honor of the men and women of Northborough who served our nation in war and peace.Map (db m18583) HM
89Massachusetts (Worcester County), Oxford — Huguenot Settlement1630 - 1930
Up this road on Mayo's Hill, are the remains of a bastioned fort built by Huguenots driven from France by the Revocation of the Edict of Nantes. Their prosperous settlement was interrupted by Indian attacks in 1696, and finally abandoned in 1704.Map (db m48787) HM
90Massachusetts (Worcester County), Oxford — Old Maanexit Ford1630 - 1930
From this ford branched trails to Woodstock, Brookfield and Sturbridge. This way ran the Post Route established in 1672 "to goe monthly" from New York to Boston. Here, June 5, 1676, Major Talcott's Connecticut troops passed to join the final . . . Map (db m48784) HM
91Massachusetts (Worcester County), Oxford — The Johnson Massacre1630 - 1930
John Johnson and three children were killed by Indians in his house on this spot August 25, 1696. His wife was saved by her brother.Map (db m48785) HM
92Massachusetts (Worcester County), Princeton — Redemption Rock1630 - 1930
Upon the rock fifty feet west of this spot Mary Rowlandson, wife of the first minister of Lancaster, was redeemed from captivity under King Philip. The narrative of her experience is one of the classics of colonial literature.Map (db m48794) HM
93Massachusetts (Worcester County), Princeton — Site of Mary Rowlandson’s Release
Upon this rock May 2nd 1676 was made the agreement for the ransom of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson of Lancaster between the Indians and John Hoar of Concord. King Philip was with the Indians but refused his consent.Map (db m32257) HM
94Massachusetts (Worcester County), Princeton — West VillageNational Register Historic District - October 16, 2009
Samuel Woods held Princeton's first school in his home in 1764. Bullock's Stand, Richardson's Tavern, a blacksmith, wheel wright and shoe factory were established by 1830. The Methodist Church was built in 1840 and the village became known as . . . Map (db m135271) HM
95Massachusetts (Worcester County), Shrewsbury — MA-17 — Gen. Henry Knox Trail
Through this place passed General Henry Knox in the winter of 1775 – 1776 to deliver to General George Washington at Cambridge the train of artillery from Fort Ticonderoga used to force the British Army to evacuate Boston. Erected by the . . . Map (db m17933) HM
96Massachusetts (Worcester County), Shrewsbury — Shrewsbury Minute Men
One hundred and twenty-eight minute-men from Shrewsbury responded to the Lexington alarm April 19, 1775. --------------------------- First Precinct Company – 65 men Job Cushing – Captain Asa Rice 1st Lieut ----------- Abner Miles 2nd . . . Map (db m18579) HM
97Massachusetts (Worcester County), Southborough — 150th Anniversary of St. Mark's Church
The Electronic Carillon playing hymns from this tower is given in honor of the 150th Anniversary of St. Mark's Church by The Parishioners of 2012 as a gift to the Church and to the community of Southborough Blessed and Dedicated . . . Map (db m122545) HM
98Massachusetts (Worcester County), Southborough — American Revolutionary War Veterans Memorial
Dedicated in Honor of Southborough's American Revolutionary War Veterans 1775 - 1783 With Eternal Gratitude to Those Who Made the Supreme Sacrifice Major Josiah Fay (d. August 8, 1776) Private Jesse Amsden (d. March 3, 1778) Private . . . Map (db m122593) WM
99Massachusetts (Worcester County), Southborough — Civil War Memorial
In Memoriam Our Country's Defenders Rebellion 1861. W. E. Buck • P. H. Cleary • O. Edwards H. L. Fay • E. A. Frederick • C. F. Fisher T. A. Gould • J. Haggarty • P. Kilgariff M. J. Burditt • R. Mulstee • G. W. Nichols A. G. Parker • . . . Map (db m122538) WM
100Massachusetts (Worcester County), Southborough — Eliza, Waldo and Edward Fay
> The three bells in this tower are named by Alison Ledger Fraser in honor of Eliza, Waldo and Edward Fay Each of whom was Headmaster of Fay School and each devoted over thirty years of faithful service to the School and to St. . . . Map (db m122542) HM

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