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Massachusetts Historical MarkersVillage of the Agawam Indians - Springfield, MA

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An historical marker relating an event that occurred at the beginning of the King Philip's War in Springfield.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/26/2011

last visited: never

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Commercial Commemorations1916 Easter Rising - 100 Years - Springfield, MA

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The City of Springfield commemorated the 100th anniversary of the 1916 Easter Rising against British rule in Ireland by creating Gardens of Remembrance in the Rose Garden in Forest Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/22/2016

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersFirst Casualties of the King Phillip's War - Springfield, MA

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Lieutenant Thomas Cooper and Constable Thomas Miller were the first casualties of the King Phillip's War in Springfield.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/13/2011

last visited: never

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Commercial CommemorationsMarine Corps Anniversary - 200 Years - Springfield, MA

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The Marine Memorial is located in Court Square in downtown Springfield.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 11/11/2011

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersFirst Meeting House - Springfield, MA

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Springfield's first meeting house was built in present day Court Square in 1645.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 11/14/2011

last visited: 10/11/2012

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersParsons Tavern Location - Springfield, MA

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George Washington stayed overnight at Parsons Tavern twice.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/21/2011

last visited: 8/7/2013

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersArmory Fence - Springfield Armory NP - Springfield, MA

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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. Located on the grounds of the Springfield Armory NP.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/8/2014

last visited: 9/1/2014

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersThe Site Of The Old Fort - Springfield, MA

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The site of the Old Fort, where Springfield settlers took refuge during the attack on on Springfield in 1675.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/15/2011

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersGeneral Henry Knox Passed Through Here - Springfield

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Knox Trail Marker. Number 10 of 26 markers in Massachusetts to commemorate General Henry Knox's transport of artillery from Fort Ticonderoga to Cambridge.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/12/2007

last visited: 9/6/2009

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersThe Military Presence - Springfield Armory NP - Springfield, MA

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As a “military factory”, Springfield Armory was a hybrid installation, never a typical military post. This marker is located on the grounds of the Springfield Armory NP.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/8/2014

last visited: 9/1/2014

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersOld Arsenals - Springfield Armory NP - Springfield, MA

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Completion of the Main Arsenal rendered the older arsenal buildings obsolete. Located at the Springfield Armory NP.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/8/2014

last visited: 9/1/2014

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersArmory Square - Springfield Armory NP - Springfield, MA

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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. Located on the grounds of the Springfield Armory NP.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/8/2014

last visited: 10/12/2014

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersMain Arsenal - Springfield Armory - Springfield, MA

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This sign is located next to one of the buildings of the Springfield Armory states the importance of this building to the city and tries to explain the difference between Armory and Arsenal.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/10/2011

last visited: 9/1/2014

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersHay Road - Springfield Armory NP - Springfield, MA

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The “trace” (sunken roadway) to the right, is the former Hay Road, which led to a meadow at the base of the hill where hay was once cut. Located at the Springfield Armory NP.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/8/2014

last visited: 9/1/2014

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersCommanding Officer's House - Springfield Armory NP - Springfield, MA

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Four years after taking command at Springfield Armory in 1841, Maj. James W. Ripley began construction of this residence. Located on the grounds of the Springfield Armory NP.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/8/2014

last visited: 9/1/2014

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersAdministrative Buildings - Springfield Armory NP - Springfield, MA

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Three small separate structures, one predating 1820, were joined in connected by a third story during the Civil War. At the same time, the tower was added to provide architectural balance to the Main Arsenal at the opposite end of the Green.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/8/2014

last visited: 9/1/2014

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersShays' Rebellion - Springfield, MA

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Shays' Rebellion, 1786–87, was an armed insurrection by farmers in Western Massachusetts against the government.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/21/2011

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersGeorge Washington Memorial Highway - West Springfield, MA

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Plaque on Memorial Avenue marks the George Washington Memorial Highway.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/15/2011

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersGeorge Washington Memorial Highway - Agawam, MA

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Plaque on Main and Federal Streets marks the George Washington Memorial Highway.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/15/2011

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersHessian Troop Encampment - West Springfield, MA

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Commemorating the place where Hessian troops encamped. Yes, the Hessians were on the other side during the Revolutionary War.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/20/2007

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersGeneral Henry Knox Passed Through Here - West Springfield

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Knox Trail Marker. Number 9 of 26 markers in Massachusetts to commemorate General Henry Knox's transport of artillery from Fort Ticonderoga to Cambridge.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/11/2007

last visited: 12/28/2014

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Commercial CommemorationsSinking of the R. M. S. Titanic - 100 Years - Springfield, MA

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A memorial erected on the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the R.M.S. Titanic is located in the Oak Grove Cemetery in Springfield, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/15/2012

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersGeorge Washington Memorial Highway - Springfield, MA

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An historical marker that tells the history behind the George Washington Memorial Highway is located on on State Street in front of Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company headquarters building.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 1/12/2013

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersDr. Mahlon Loomis - West Springfield, MA

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An historical marker honoring Dr. Mahlon Loomis is locate opposite 232 Park Street in West Springfield, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 3/11/2016

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersGeorge Washington Passed Through Here - Agawam, MA

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An historical marker commemorating the journey of George Washington from Philadelphia to Cambridge to take charge of the Continental Army is located near the entrance to the Massachusetts Veterans Cemetery at 1390 Main Street in Agawam, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/27/2017

last visited: never

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