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BattlefieldsBattle of Stonington - Stonington, CT

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This monument stands at Stonington Point, where four British Royal Navy ships were repulsed in a failed attempt to land an invasion force. The defenders held out for three days before the British sailed off.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Chasing Blue Sky

location: Connecticut

date approved: 11/12/2013

last visited: 12/17/2019

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BattlefieldsFort Griswold Battlefield State Park - Groton, CT

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Lost to the British, on September 6, 1781, in a surprise attack.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CraigInCT

location: Connecticut

date approved: 8/24/2008

last visited: 5/6/2013

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Historic FortsFort Griswold - Groton, CT, USA

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Fort Griswold is an historic fort that was the center of the Battle of Groton Heights on September 6, 1781.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Chasing Blue Sky

location: Connecticut

date approved: 7/27/2013

last visited: 5/6/2013

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World War II Sites WWII - Montauk Lighthouse

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The lighthouse at Montauk has often been the focal point of wartime activities. During World War II, a concrete fire submarine observation tower was built just to the east of the light. If an enemy ship was spotted, the guns would blaze.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member chstress53

location: New York

date approved: 2/12/2007

last visited: 10/30/2009

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BattlefieldsTurkey Hill - Battle of Rhode Island

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The Battle of Rhode Island, also known as the Battle of Quaker Hill, took place on August 29, 1778, when units of the Continental Army under the command of John Sullivan attempted to recapture Aquidneck Island from British forces.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member RIclimber

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 1/6/2010

last visited: 12/18/2010

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World War II SitesWorld War II Observation Tower - Willington, CT

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The bell tower of the old Meeting House in Willington, Connecticut, was used as an observation post in World War II.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Connecticut

date approved: 10/9/2010

last visited: 6/8/2018

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Historic FortsFort Rodman - New Bedford, MA

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Fort Rodman is located at the end of Rodney French Blvd, New Bedford, MA. The area around the fort is now a park, the fort its self is NOT open to the public.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Lat34North

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 11/1/2014

last visited: 2/4/2016

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesClara Barton Birthplace - North Oxford, MA

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Clara Barton birthplace is located at 66 Clara Barton Road off Route 12 in North Oxford, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 12/11/2012

last visited: never

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BattlefieldsKing Philip's War - The Attack on Springfield, MA

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During the King Philip's War the large English settlement at Springfield was virtually completely burned to the ground. There are several significant markers and statues related to this battle.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/21/2011

last visited: never

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BattlefieldsShays's Rebellion - Battle at the Springfield Armory - Springfield, MA

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A plaque in a boulder marks the most dramatic conflict of a short-lived but important rebellion led by Daniel Shays against the Springfield Arsenal that set in motion the replacement of the Articles of Confederation with the U.S. Constitution.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/29/2011

last visited: never

Image for Springfield Armory National Historic Site - Springfield, MAview gallery

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World War II SitesSpringfield Armory National Historic Site - Springfield, MA

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The Springfield Armory National Historic Site is located at Federal and State Streets in Springfield, MA

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 3/25/2013

last visited: 9/1/2014

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U.S. Civil War SitesLiberty Farm - Worcester MA

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Abby and Stephen Foster purchased this farm and opened it up for the Underground Railroad in 1847

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 3/25/2011

last visited: 3/15/2009

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Specific Wars Monuments and MemorialsKing Philip's War Monument - King Philip's War - Westfield, MA, US

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A monument for the King Philip's War lists the men who died in Westfield during the war. It is located in Elizabeth Parker Memorial Park at West Silver Street in Westfield, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/30/2021

last visited: never

Image for Old Civil Defense Bunker - MEMA Headquarters - Framingham, MAview gallery

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Civil Defense Fallout SheltersOld Civil Defense Bunker - MEMA Headquarters - Framingham, MA

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This place, known as "The Bunker," was originally built in 1963 as a place where the state government would be relocated during an attack.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/21/2014

last visited: never

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Field HospitalsU.S. General Hospital at Camp Meigs - Boston, MA

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After Camp Meigs served as a training camp for the Union Army, the grounds became a large field hospital from 1864 to 1866.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/1/2017

last visited: never

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Civil Defense Fallout SheltersNeedham High School - Needham, MA

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Despite at least two major reconstructions, the fallout shelter sign is still at the entrance of the old Needham High School building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 1/18/2013

last visited: never

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Civil Defense Fallout SheltersFallout Shelter Sign at the Milton Post Office - Milton, MA

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This fallout shelter sign is on the west wall of the post office in East Milton.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 3/21/2013

last visited: never

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Civil Defense Fallout SheltersMilton FD, East Milton Station - Milton, MA

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This shelter is at the East Milton Fire Station.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 3/26/2013

last visited: never

Image for Shays' Rebellion - The Battle of Petersham  - Petersham, MAview gallery

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BattlefieldsShays' Rebellion - The Battle of Petersham - Petersham, MA

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A monument on N. Main Street in Petersham, MA marks the site of the routing of Daniel Shays followers and the end to organized resistance during Shays' Rebellion.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/22/2012

last visited: never

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Civil Defense Fallout SheltersBoston University School of Theology - Boston, MA

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The School of Theology is located at 745 Commonwealth Ave., Boston, MA 02215

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/3/2010

last visited: 9/7/2012

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Specific Wars Monuments and MemorialsJohnny Ro Veterans Memorial Park - Leominster, Massachusetts, USA

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Named in memory of PFC Jonathan Roberge, this military memorial park honors all Massachusetts soldiers who gave their lives during the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars and features a full-sized tank, sculptures, and a list of the fallen on blast walls.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 401Photos

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 12/6/2018

last visited: 3/6/2018

Image for Boston African American National Historic Site - Boston, MAview gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesBoston African American National Historic Site - Boston, MA

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The Boston African American National Site includes several buildings clustered together and a trail that traverses Beacon Hill.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/20/2014

last visited: 6/29/2010

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesBoston African American National Historic Site - Boston, MA

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This building, now a Museum, is a contributing building to the Boston African American National Historic Site. During the Civil War, soldiers were recruited here for the 54th and 55th Massachusetts regiments.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/19/2015

last visited: 6/29/2010

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Historic FortsFt. Independence - Castle Island - Boston, MA

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Fort Independence, located on Castle Island in South Boston is a five-pointed fort in a beautiful park that once guarded the entrance to Boston's Inner Harbor since 1803.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/24/2009

last visited: 9/3/2012

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Civil Defense Fallout SheltersFaneuil Hall - Boston, MA

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Faneuil Hall has served as a marketplace and a meeting hall since 1742. Funding was provided by a wealthy merchant, Peter Faneuil, and expanded in 1806 by Charles Bulfinch. It Civil Defense Fallout Shelter is rated for only 100 people.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 3/21/2012

last visited: 9/23/2018

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