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Roadside historic markers are our windows to the past. They educate us, they make us curious to investigate, or they provide a nice excuse to take a break and stretch our legs while we read what happened here.
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Massachusetts Historical MarkersGeorge Washington Memorial Highway - Northborough, MA

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A monument with a plaque with a bas relief bust of George Washington, marks the George Washington Memorial Highway along US Route 20 at 24 West Main Street in Northborough, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/23/2016

last visited: 8/13/2016

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersBoston Post Road - Northborough, MA

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An historic marker on the Route 20 (Main Street) in Northborough, MA summarizes the history of Benjamin Franklin's role as Joint Postmaster General in the establishment of milestones along the Old Boston Post Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/23/2016

last visited: 8/13/2016

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersGeneral Henry Knox Passed Through Here - Northboro

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Number 18 of 26 Knox markers in Massachusetts.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member trainlove

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/21/2009

last visited: 8/13/2016

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersMary Goodnow Grave - Northborough, MA

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An historical marker on the south side of Route 20 in Northborough identifies the site of Mary Goodnow's home and grave site.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 11/16/2016

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersGeneral Henry Knox Passed Through Here - Shrewsbury

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Number 17 of 26 Knox markers in Massachusetts.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member trainlove

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/21/2009

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersWilliams Tavern - Marlboro MA

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Located on Williams St close to its intersection with RT 20. This one is in pretty rough shape and easily missed.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/7/2012

last visited: 9/19/2015

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersGeneral Henry Knox Passed Through Here - Marlboro

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Number 19 of 26 Knox markers in Massachusetts.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member trainlove

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/21/2009

last visited: 9/30/2010

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersOld Connecticut Path - Westborough, MA

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A marker in Westborough, MA marks the point where the Old Connecticut Path left the road to climb over Fay Mountain.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/16/2012

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersGeneral Henry Knox Passed Through Here - Southboro

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Number 20 of 26 Knox markers in Massachusetts.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member trainlove

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/21/2009

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersBigelow Carpet Mill - Clinton, MA

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At this site, currently occupied by Nypro in the center of Clinton, carpets were first mass-produced on power looms.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/31/2008

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersBolton's School Houses - Bolton, MA

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This sign at Pond Park relates the history of the schools in Bolton.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/31/2015

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersPond Park - Bolton, MA

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There is a sign at this location that explains that the sedimented pond and stone lined channels were once where water mills operated in the center of Bolton.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/30/2015

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersBolton Public Library - Bolton, MA

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The cornerstone to the building for the Bolton Public Library was laid on Wednesday, the 17th of June in 1903, and continues today - modified - as the town's library.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/30/2015

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersHassanamesit - Grafton, MA

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In Grafton Center is a sign about the old Praying Indian Town of Hassanamesit that was located there.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/7/2008

last visited: 12/9/2008

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersWorcester

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Located in Lincoln Square next to the Worcester War Memorial.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/6/2013

last visited: 5/27/2019

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersFirst Mill

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A historic marker noting the location of John Wing's Mill in Worcester

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cache_test_dummies

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/10/2007

last visited: 4/18/2018

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersGeneral Henry Knox Passed Through Here - Worcester

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Number 16 of 26 Knox markers in Massachusetts.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member trainlove

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/29/2009

last visited: 4/18/2018

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Commercial CommemorationsJohn Hancock Financial - 150 Years - Hopkinton, MA

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To celebrate its 150th Anniversary, John Hancock Financial has donated to the Town of Hopkinton a statue honoring Dick and Rick Hoyt. It is located at the Center School on Ash Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/23/2013

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersJosiah Whitcomb Garrison House - Bolton, MA

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This small ruin at the corner of Sugar Road and Golden Run Road is of a house that dated back to 1680.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/30/2015

last visited: 11/12/2018

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersBirthplace of George Bancroft

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A marker noting the birthplace of American historian George Bancroft.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cache_test_dummies

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/10/2006

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersWashington's Route Marker - Sudbury, MA

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A marker outside Howe Tavern, a.k.a. the Wayside Inn in Sudbury.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/29/2011

last visited: 10/14/2013

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersFirst Perfect Game in Professional Baseball History

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This marker identifies the location of the first perfect game in professional baseball history.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cache_test_dummies

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 6/24/2006

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersOriginal Starting Point of Boston Marathon

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The former start of the Boston Marathon.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Shorelander

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/16/2006

last visited: 9/28/2009

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersQuinsigamond A Mill Village - Worcester MA

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Located on Blackstone River Rd in front of the Quinsigamond School

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 6/7/2016

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersFisherville - Grafton MA

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One of the mill towns in Blackstone River Valley National Historic Corridor

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 11/15/2015

last visited: never

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