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By Michael Herrick, November 29, 2017
Agawam Veteran War Memorial
Massachusetts (Hampden County), Agawam — Agawam Veteran War Memorial
On Main Street at School Street, on the left when traveling south on Main Street.
A nation reveals itself not only by the men it produces, but also by the men it honors and the men it remembers…….. President John F. Kennedy The Agawam Veteran War Memorial Dedicated this 27th Day of May 1989 In honor of all Agawam . . . — Map (db m111456) WM
Massachusetts (Hampden County), Agawam — Massachusetts Veterans Memorial CemeteryAgawam
Near Main Street at River Road, on the right when traveling south.
Massachusetts Veterans Memorial Cemetery Agawam, Massachusetts Dedication May 21, 2001 The Massachusetts Veterans Memorial Cemetery is dedicated to the Commonwealth’s Veterans and their families, as a lasting memorial and final resting . . . — Map (db m111242) WM
Massachusetts (Hampden County), Agawam — U.S.N. Armed Guard of World War II
Near Main Street at River Road, on the right when traveling south.
Dedicated To U.S.N. Armed Guard of World War II The Armed Guard of World War II came into existence on April 15, 1941 as USN Naval Reserves began special gunnery training on September 25, 1941. Orders were given to train 200 officers and 1000 . . . — Map (db m111244) WM
Massachusetts (Hampden County), Blandford — MA-5 — Gen. Henry Knox Trail
On Otis Stage Road (Massachusetts Route 23) at N Blandford Road, on the left when traveling east on Otis Stage Road.
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 m24011) HM
Massachusetts (Hampden County), Brimfield — Civil War Memorial
On Sturbridge Road (U.S. 20) at Wales Road (Massachusetts Route 19), on the right when traveling west on Sturbridge Road.
Our country’s defenders in the War of the Rebellion Erected by the town (18 names are arranged around the pillar)Map (db m106169) WM
Massachusetts (Hampden County), Brimfield — Civilian Conservation Corps (1933-1941)
Near Dean Pond Road.
The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) was created by president Franklin Roosevelt during the Great Depression to provide employment opportunities and to improve the country’s forest and recreation resources. Administration and logistics were the . . . — Map (db m106408) HM
Massachusetts (Hampden County), Brimfield — Hitchcock Free Academy
On Sturbridge Road at Brookfield Road, on the right when traveling west on Sturbridge Road.
These of the Hitchcock Free Academy served their country in the Great War 1914 1918 A listing of 82 names follows, 2 of whom died in service — Map (db m118911) WM
Massachusetts (Hampden County), Brimfield — Indian Hill1630 - 1930
On U.S. 20 just from Warren Road (Massachusetts Route 19), on the left when traveling east.
Two miles distant on Indian Hill is the site of an Indian stronghold and storehouse for corn, Quaboag Old Fort, and of the Indian village of Ashquoach. — Map (db m48776) HM
Massachusetts (Hampden County), Brimfield — Steerage Rock1630 - 1930
On U.S. 20 at Warren Road (Massachusetts Route 19) on U.S. 20.
Four miles distant on the summit of East Waddaquodduck Mountain is Steerage Rock, a landmark on the Indian trail which became known as the Bay Path and a guidepost to the pioneer settlers of the Connecticut Valley from Massachusetts Bay in 1636. — Map (db m88553) HM
Massachusetts (Hampden County), Chicopee — Cabotville Canal
On Front Street at Center Street (Massachusetts Route 116), on the right when traveling west on Front Street.
For 150 years this cluster of red brick mill buildings on the Chicopee River served as the community's industrial anchor. The complex was conceived, designed and built by America's first generation of venture capitalists, the legendary Boston . . . — Map (db m56051) HM
Massachusetts (Hampden County), Chicopee — Citizens of Chicopee Remember World War II
On Front Street at Bonneville Avenue, on the right when traveling east on Front Street.
Top This monument dedicated by the citizens of Chicopee in honor of all who served in the armed forces of the United States during World War Two. This emblem with the spread eagle was awarded to all honorably discharged service personnel. . . . — Map (db m54843) HM
Massachusetts (Hampden County), Chicopee — Civil War Memorial
On Front Street at Bonneville Avenue, on the right when traveling east on Front Street.
Front 1861 Civil War 1865 The War Between the States A family struggle that reunited the nation From Chicopee 931 men served 72 lost their lives while serving their names are recorded on two tablets at the entrance of city hall . . . — Map (db m54870) HM
Massachusetts (Hampden County), Chicopee — Frank J Szot Memorial Park
On Front Street at Pvt Szot Drive, on the left when traveling east on Front Street.
First American Soldier from Chicopee killed in action during the World War on April 12, 1918 — Map (db m56055) HM
Massachusetts (Hampden County), Chicopee — Korean War Memorial
On Front Street at Bonneville Avenue, on the right when traveling east on Front Street.
Top-front "The Chicopee Veterans Organizations erect this monument to honor all who served in the United States Armed Forces during the Korean War. June 1950 July 1953 Especially remembered are these 13 men who made the supreme sacrifice . . . — Map (db m54844) WM
Massachusetts (Hampden County), Chicopee — Lt. Gen. Arthur MacArthur
On Church Street south of Bridge Street / Broadway Street, on the left when traveling south.
Dedicated to Lt. Gen. Arthur MacArthur U.S. Army by the people of Chicopee, Mass. on September 7, 1942 Born in house at this square June 2, 1845 Died September 5, 1912 — Map (db m56053) HM
Massachusetts (Hampden County), Chicopee — Szot Memorial Park Fountain
On Pvt Szot Drive south of Front Street, on the right when traveling south.
Erected to honor his comrades and him who gave their lives. A war to win that you and I might live and be in this land of the brave and the free Dedicated 1939 Anthony J. Stonina Mayor Municipal Electric Light Board Joseph A. Saulnier Joseph A. . . . — Map (db m56056) HM
Massachusetts (Hampden County), Chicopee — The Cabotville Sycamores
On Front Street at Center Street (Massachusetts Route 116), on the right when traveling west on Front Street.
The sycamores have survived hurricanes, floods, an industrial revolution and the onslaught of modern urbanization. These handsome trees were growing here in 1848 when the citizens of Cabotville petitioned the legislature for the right to . . . — Map (db m56052) HM
Massachusetts (Hampden County), Chicopee — The Girls and Boys of Bemisuwka
On Pvt Szot Drive south of Front Street, on the right when traveling south.
Upper Plaque They, too, wanted only to live by the side of this Park and be a friend to man. Instead, off to war they went, by their sense of duty sent, in response to pleas, of peoples, forced to their knees. Some gave all they had others did . . . — Map (db m56054) HM
Massachusetts (Hampden County), Chicopee — Veterans Memorial
On Center Street (Massachusetts Route 116) at Cabot Street, on the right when traveling south on Center Street.
A thousand battles of land and sea and air echo the glory of the valiant deeds of these men who gave their lives in battle. Because of them our lives are free. Because of them our nation lives. May we always honor their memory. Civil War U.S. . . . — Map (db m56050) HM
Massachusetts (Hampden County), Chicopee — Vietnam War Memorial
On Bonneville Avenue south of Front Street, on the right when traveling north.
Front - Top This campaign ribbon awarded to all who proudly served with the armed forces in Vietnam Front - Left Panel U.S. ARMY MACV 2/62 to 3/73 12 Infantry Divisions 367 units 1t Inf. - 2nd Inf. - 3rd Mech - . . . — Map (db m54871) HM
Massachusetts (Hampden County), Chicopee — World War Memorial
On Front Street at Bonneville Avenue, on the right when traveling east on Front Street.
North side CHICOPEE Erects this monument in grateful memory of all her sons who served on land and sea in the World War 1914-1918 West side DIED OF DISEASE Ralph Anderson Charles Bancroft . . . — Map (db m54869) HM
Massachusetts (Hampden County), Granville — Granville Citizens Park
On Granby Road at Main Road (Massachusetts Route 57), on the right when traveling north on Granby Road.
The Granville Citizens Park The park that occupies this small bit of land, along with its immediate surroundings, was once a busy place. Adjacent to the park, J.M. Gibbons' General Store, built in 1851, accommodated not only the Post Office, but . . . — Map (db m97470) HM
Massachusetts (Hampden County), Granville — Granville Veterans Monument
On Granby Road at Main Road (Massachusetts Route 57), on the right when traveling north on Granby Road.
In Memory Of Granville Men and Women Who Have Honorably Served Our Country — Map (db m97471) WM
Massachusetts (Hampden County), Granville — The Store at West Granville
On Main Road (Massachusetts Route 57) near Beech Hill Road, on the right when traveling west.
This Property Has Been Placed On The National Register Of Historic Places By The United States Department Of The Interior — Map (db m97472) HM
Massachusetts (Hampden County), Holland — Benjamin Church
On Sturbridge Road at E Brimfield Road, on the right when traveling east on Sturbridge Road.
In memory of Benjamin Church 1756-1832 Soldier of the American Revolution served in General Lee’s Life Guard, 1775 General Artemus Ward’s Life Guard and Captain Burbank’s Artillery, 1776 General Washington’s Life Guard, 1776 Took . . . — Map (db m106285) HM WM
Massachusetts (Hampden County), Holland — Holland (MA) War Memorial
On Sand Nill Road at Sturbridge Road, on the right when traveling south on Sand Nill Road.
Dedicated to the men and women of the town of Holland who served their country in its wars World War I The names of 8 servicemen World War II The names of 34 service men and women — Map (db m106287) WM
Massachusetts (Hampden County), Holyoke — Civil War Monument
On Chestnut Street south of Hampden Street, on the left when traveling south.
In memory of Our Volunteers who died For The Union 1861 - 1865. — Map (db m56042) HM
Massachusetts (Hampden County), Holyoke — Korean Veterans Memorial Plaza
On Hampden Street west of Maple Street, on the left when traveling west.
Dedicated to the memory and honor of those men from Holyoke who gave their lives in the Korean Conflict 1950-1955 Norman Brissette • William G. Carroll • Anthony J. Castro • Roland V. Charpentier • Richard F. Donoghue • Roland J. Dostie • Robert O. . . . — Map (db m56043) WM
Massachusetts (Hampden County), Holyoke — B-17 — Mt. Tom B-17 Memorial
Near Mount Tom Ski Road, on the right when traveling west.
On July 9, 1946 at 10:30 PM a B-17 "Flying-Fortress" bringing twenty-five servicemen home crashed at this site. No one survived. — Map (db m96098) HM WM
Massachusetts (Hampden County), Holyoke — Sheard PlaygroundIn Memory of 2nd Lt. William J. Sheard
On Jackson Street at Maple Street, on the right when traveling east on Jackson Street.
Dedicated to the memory of 2nd Lt. William J. Sheard Co. G 157th Inf. Regt. 7th Army Sept. 11, 1911 + Dec. 21, 1944 Killed in Action in Germany during World War II Lt. Sheard was a love of sports and a credit to this community in which he lived . . . — Map (db m56047) HM
Massachusetts (Hampden County), Holyoke — Vietnam1959 - 1975
On Hampden Street west of Maple Street, on the left when traveling west.
Center monument With sincere appreciation to the men of Holyoke who gave their lives in the Republic of Vietnam. To the men and women called upon to serve during an era of discord and turmoil and did so with great personal strength and . . . — Map (db m56044) HM
Massachusetts (Hampden County), Holyoke — World War II1941-1945
On Dwight Street west of Maple Street, on the right when traveling west.
Dedicated in honor of the 212 people from Holyoke who paid the supreme sacrifice and all others who served Lest We Forget — Map (db m56041) HM
Massachusetts (Hampden County), Palmer — MA-11 — Gen. Henry Knox Trail
On Wilbraham Street (U.S. 20) at Main Street (Massachusetts Route 181), on the left when traveling east on Wilbraham Street.
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 m24016) HM
Massachusetts (Hampden County), Palmer — George Washington Memorial Highway
On Wilbraham Street (U.S. 20) at Calkins Road, on the right when traveling east on Wilbraham Street.
This tablet marks the George Washington Memorial Highway at Palmer 1732 ----- 1932 — Map (db m24391) HM
Massachusetts (Hampden County), Palmer — Washington Park
On Wilbraham Street (U.S. 20), on the left when traveling east.
Dedicated by Wright Wire Company, 1919, to its employees and their families, for their recreation and pleasure. George Washington, Father of his country – first President of the United States – traveled over this spot in June 1775 on . . . — Map (db m24388) HM
Massachusetts (Hampden County), Russell — MA-6 — Gen. Henry Knox Trail
On General Knox Road at South Quarter Road, on the right when traveling south on General Knox Road.
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 m24010) HM
Massachusetts (Hampden County), Russell — Roll of Honor
On Main Street at Old Westfield Road, on the right when traveling east on Main Street.
Herein are inscribed the names of the men and women of Russell who served their country in World War I and II — Map (db m111664) WM
Massachusetts (Hampden County), Southwick — Southwick Veterans Monument
On U.S. 202 at Granville Road (Massachusetts Route 57) when traveling north on U.S. 202.
Southwick Honors the Memory And the Glory of Her Sons and Daughters Who Served The United States In War World War II Constantine Adasiewicz, Jr. · Raymond E. Aldrich · Elwood H. Anderson · Mabel Anderson · Richard E. Anderson · . . . — Map (db m109014) WM
Massachusetts (Hampden County), Southwick — Veterans Monument
On U.S. 202 at Klaus Anderson Road, on the right when traveling north on U.S. 202.
To Honor Those Who Served Our Country In War And Peace Veterans Of Foreign Wars Post 872 American Legion Post 338 And Their Auxilliaries Bicentennial Year 1976 — Map (db m109013) WM
Massachusetts (Hampden County), Springfield — 95 State Street — Stop 7 • Springfield Experience Walk —
On State Street south of Main Street, on the left when traveling south.
Constructed in 1929, the building at 95 State Street features a classical revival style of architecture. The eleven-story structure was built for the Springfield Republican as an annex to the adjacent State Building, which had been recently acquired . . . — Map (db m136697) HM
Massachusetts (Hampden County), Springfield — Armory FenceSpringfield Armory National Historic Site
Near Federal Street.
James W. Ripley, who had such a lasting influence on the Armory’s development, was also responsible for the east-iron fence which extends well over a mile around Armory Square. Partly decorative, the fence also had a security function, being . . . — Map (db m65837) HM WM
Massachusetts (Hampden County), Springfield — Armory Square

Two outstanding commanding officers, Roswell Lee and James W. Ripley, set the tone for Springfield Armory's development in the first half of the 19th century. They envisioned a "Grand National Armory," with stately buildings arranged around a . . . — Map (db m107107) HM

Massachusetts (Hampden County), Springfield — Civil War Soldiers' Monument
Near Bay Street at Cambridge Street, on the left when traveling north.
They served their country 1861-1865 — Map (db m106793) WM
Massachusetts (Hampden County), Springfield — Commanding Officer's House
Near State Street.
Four years after taking command at Springfield Armory in 1841, Maj. James W. Ripley began construction of this residence. When he demolished the existing CO's residence to make room for Main Arsenal, he antagonized the builder of that house, a man . . . — Map (db m31772) HM
Massachusetts (Hampden County), Springfield — First Spiritualist Church33-37 Bliss Street — Built 1887 —
Near Union Street south of Main Street, on the right when traveling south.
Originally the French Protestant Church, this edifice was erected with the support of Daniel Wesson, a local industrialist, to serve the small French-Canadian Protestant population in the City. In 1909, the building was given up by the French due to . . . — Map (db m136698) HM
Massachusetts (Hampden County), Springfield — Forging Arms for Our Nation

In 1795, Springfield Armory began manufacturing muskets for the United States Military, on a site where General George Washington authorized weapons to be stored during the Revolutionary War. Within decades, Springfield Armory became the . . . — Map (db m107114) HM

Massachusetts (Hampden County), Springfield — French Congregational Church — Stop 1 • Springfield Experience Walk —
Near Union Street south of Main Street, on the right when traveling south.
The French Congregational Church was built in 1887, the first place of worship in Springfield to accommodate the City's growing French Protestant population. The building's vernacular is a Victorian Gothic style of brick and Longmeadow brownstone, . . . — Map (db m136694) HM
Massachusetts (Hampden County), Springfield — From Arsenal to Icon

The massive building ahead served as Springfield Armory's Main Arsenal, a storage facility for the weapons manufactured here. Constructed between 1847 and 1850 during the term of Commanding Officer James W. Ripley, the building dominated the . . . — Map (db m107082) HM

Massachusetts (Hampden County), Springfield — MA-9 — Gen. Henry Knox Trail
On State Street, on the right when traveling south.
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 . . . — Map (db m23756) HM
Massachusetts (Hampden County), Springfield — Hay RoadSpringfield Armory National Historic Site
Near Federal Street.
Notice how the land falls off very steeply here. Various commanders at Springfield Armory spent much of the 19th Century grappling with a serious erosion problem on this sandy bluff. Eventually, they resorted to a system of terraces, which . . . — Map (db m65732) HM WM
Massachusetts (Hampden County), Springfield — Home of the Duryea AutomobileSpringfield, Massachusetts
Near Taylor Street south of Kaynor Street, on the left when traveling south.
The Duryea brothers, Charles and Frank, developed the first successful gasoline-powered car in 1894, right here in Springfield. The second Duryea prototype, the 1895 Duryea, was built on this site. This automobile became known simply as the "1895 . . . — Map (db m136599) HM
Massachusetts (Hampden County), Springfield — Innovation Continues at STCCHistoric Legacy, Shared Future

Innovation Continues at STCC The armory legacy of innovation lives on at Springfield Technical Community College (STCC). Founded in 1967 just before the armory closed down, STCC is located on 35 acres of the Springfield Armory National . . . — Map (db m107111) HM

Massachusetts (Hampden County), Springfield — Main Arsenal
Near State Street, on the right when traveling east.
The massive Main Arsenal (199 by 69 feet) was constructed between 1847 and 1850, during Col. James W. Ripley's tenure as commanding officer of Springfield Armory. With its dominating location, the Main Arsenal became the symbol of the Armory and was . . . — Map (db m31739) HM
Massachusetts (Hampden County), Springfield — Mass Mutual Building1200 Main Street/101 State Street — Stop 6 • Springfield Experience Walk —
On State Street south of Main Street, on the left when traveling south.
The Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company commissioned Springfield's first steel frame skyscraper, built in the Classical Revival style. It was completed in 1908 and caused a controversy over its "excessive height" of 125 feet. A law limiting . . . — Map (db m136696) HM
Massachusetts (Hampden County), Springfield — Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Building1200 Main Street — Built 1908 —
On Main Street at State Street, on the right when traveling east on Main Street.
Organized in 1851, the Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance company grew to become one of Springfield's largest businesses. It was begun by George Rice and Alfred Lambert to assure annual dividend life insurance. By the early twentieth century, the . . . — Map (db m137171) HM
Massachusetts (Hampden County), Springfield — Master Armorer's HouseSpringfield Armory National Historic Site
Near Federal Street.
Constructed in 1833, this building was located just north of the present Main Arsenal as shown in the picture. The nearby identical Paymaster’s House was located on the south side of the Main Arsenal. Around 1880, both of these residences were . . . — Map (db m65730) HM WM
Massachusetts (Hampden County), Springfield — National Historic Mechanical Engineering LandmarkSpringfield Armory
Near Federal Street at State Street, on the right when traveling south.
National Historic Mechanical Engineering Landmark The Springfield Armory (1794 — 1968) was the first national armory in the United States. It was an outstanding, innovative center for the design and production of military small arms. . . . — Map (db m110888) HM
Massachusetts (Hampden County), Springfield — Shays’ Rebellion
On State Street near Federal Street, on the right when traveling west.
This Tablet Marks the Battle Place of Shays' Rebellion January 25, 1787 — • — Erected By The George Washington Chapter Sons Of The American Revolution A.D.1900 — Map (db m7791) HM
Massachusetts (Hampden County), Springfield — Springfield Armory
Near Federal Street at State Street, on the right when traveling south.
Springfield Armory Has been designated a Registered National Historic Landmark Under the Provisions of the Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1955 This Site Possesses Exceptional Value In Commemorating and Illustrating The History of . . . — Map (db m110886) HM
Massachusetts (Hampden County), Springfield — Stacy Building43 Taylor Street — Built 1893 • Renovated 1986 —
On Taylor Street south of Kaynor Street, on the left when traveling south.
Local architect F. R. Richmond designed this building for Edwin Stacy, a manufacturer of machinery and mill supplies. His son Frank took over the business in 1911 and served as Mayor from 1914 to 1918. The upper floors of the building were leased . . . — Map (db m136598) HM
Massachusetts (Hampden County), Springfield — State ArmoryStop 2 Springfield Experience Walk
On Howard Street.
The Springfield Armory was built in 1895 for the Massachusetts Volunteer Militia. The building was designed by architects Robert Wait and Amos Cutter from Boston, who were responsible for many county courthouses and state buildings in Eastern . . . — Map (db m127593) HM
Massachusetts (Hampden County), Springfield — The First Meeting House
On Elm Street.
Just East of Here Stood The First Meeting House Built in 1645 Past This Point Ran Meeting House Lane, Which Led to the First Training Field And Burying Ground on the Bank of The Greate River

This Table Placed by MERCY WARREN CHAPTER, . . . — Map (db m108120) HM

Massachusetts (Hampden County), Springfield — The Military Presence

As a "military factory," Springfield Armory was a hybrid installation, never a typical military post. During and after the Civil War, the military presence increased, with junior officers taking more of a hand in supervising production and . . . — Map (db m107109) HM

Massachusetts (Hampden County), Springfield — To the Memory of George Washington
Near Federal Street at State Street, on the right when traveling south.
To the Memory Of George Washington Commander-In-Chief Of The American Army 1775 — 1785 First President of the United States Who endorsed the location of a magazine and laboratory at Springfield in 1777, personally inspected the . . . — Map (db m110887) HM
Massachusetts (Hampden County), Springfield — Union House / Chandler Hotel / Edisonia Theater — Stop 5 • Springfield Experience Walk —
On Main Street at Crossett Lane, on the right when traveling east on Main Street.
Union House / Chandler Hotel The Union House opened as a hotel in 1846. Two Presidents slept here, including James K. Polk, the 11th President, who stayed during a trip through the Northeastern part of the country. He was joined by his . . . — Map (db m136695) HM
Massachusetts (Hampden County), Springfield — YWCAYoung Woman's Christian Association — Stop 3 Springfield Experience Walk —
On MGM Way.
The YWCA building, previously located at 22-30 Howard Street, was built in 1909. It was designed by local architect Eugene C. Gardner in the Renaissance Revival style. The building consolidated the boarding and educational functions of the YWCA, . . . — Map (db m128267) HM
Massachusetts (Hampden County), Tolland — In Memory of Gordon Hall
On New Boston Road (Massachusetts Route 57) at Clubhouse Road, on the right when traveling west on New Boston Road.
In Memory of Gordon Hall First American Board Missionary to India, 1812 - 1826 Born in Tolland, April 8, 1784 Died in Doorlee D’hapoora March 20, 1826 — Map (db m97475) HM
Massachusetts (Hampden County), Tolland — Tolland Honor Roll
On New Boston Road (Massachusetts Route 57) at Clubhouse Road, on the right when traveling west on New Boston Road.
Tolland Honor Roll Moore, Raymond J. * Messenger, Earl B. * 1917   ---   1918 Balch, Raymond • Clark, Jr. Ernest • Hanauer, Henry • Johnson, Henry B. • Rowley, Thomas 1940   ---   1960 Alaconis, Donald J. • Alaconis, Edward C. • . . . — Map (db m97473) WM
Massachusetts (Hampden County), West Springfield — MA-8 — Gen. Henry Knox Trail
On Park Avenue (Massachusetts Route 20) at Main Street, on the left when traveling east on Park Avenue.
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 m24008) HM
Massachusetts (Hampden County), West Springfield — Hessian Encampment
On Park Avenue (Massachusetts Route 20) at Main Street, on the left when traveling east on Park Avenue.
Here encamped Oct. 30 and 31, 1777, Gen. Riedesel and his Hessian soldiers on their way to Boston after Burgoyne’s surrender at Saratoga. This tablet was placed by George Washington Chapter, Sons of the American Revolition. Springfield Mass. . . . — Map (db m24075) HM
Massachusetts (Hampden County), Westfield — 104th Infantry Regiment
On Southampton Road (U.S. 202) 0.2 miles north of Egleston Road, on the right when traveling north.
1941-1945 Fortitude et Courage La Bataille est finis In honor and memory of all who served in the 104th Infantry Regiment during World War II — Map (db m56059) HM
Massachusetts (Hampden County), Westfield — Apremont Park
On Southampton Road (U.S. 202) 0.8 miles south of Falcon Drive / Summit Lock Road, on the left when traveling south.
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 . . . — Map (db m56058) HM
Massachusetts (Hampden County), Westfield — MA-7 — Gen. Henry Knox Trail
On Main Street (U.S. 20) at U.S. 202, on the right when traveling east on Main Street.
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 . . . — Map (db m23754) HM
Massachusetts (Hampden County), Westfield — IX Miles to Springfield Courthouse
On Elm Street (U.S. 202) at Court Street, on the left when traveling south on Elm Street.
Believed to be one of the mileposts erected by Elijah Bates “From Springfield Court House to Chester Factories,” this marker stood at 80 Main Street for about 150 years. Lawyer Bates, principal owner of the Eighth Mass. Turnpike, built . . . — Map (db m24502) HM
Massachusetts (Hampden County), Westfield — Lieut. Richard Falley
On Court Street (U.S. 202) at Holland Avenue, on the right when traveling east on Court Street.
A friend of Liberty and his country Soldier in the American Revolution Armorer to the 18th Mass. regiment Built armory at Mt. Tekoa circa 1765 Made muskets for the patriot cause This was the site of his home and blacksmith shop circa 1764 to 1783 . . . — Map (db m24077) HM
Massachusetts (Hampden County), Westfield — The 104th U.S. Infantry
Near Southampton Road (U.S. 202) 0.8 miles south of Falcon Drive / Summit Lock Road, on the left when traveling south.
Upper Plaque "For greatest fighting spirit and self sacrifice during action of April 10, 12, and 13, 1918, suffering from very heavy bombardments and attacked by very strong German forces the 104th Infantry succeeded in preventing their . . . — Map (db m56060) HM
Massachusetts (Hampden County), Westfield — Westfield Civil War Monument
On Court Street (U.S. 20) at Elm Street (U.S. 202), on the left when traveling east on Court Street.
Westfield honors the memory of her sons who have fallen in defence of Liberty Union and Independence 1861 to 1865. --------------- Erected 1871 — Map (db m24356) HM
Massachusetts (Hampden County), Wilbraham — MA-10 — Gen. Henry Knox Trail
On Boston Road (U.S. 20) near Main Street, on the right when traveling east.
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 m24014) HM

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