Private Monument to Rocky Marciano - Springfield, MA
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1
N 42° 05.898 W 072° 34.991
18T E 699852 N 4663517
Quick Description: A memorial dedicated to undefeated heavyweight boxing legend, Rocky Marciano, is located in the South End neighborhood of Springfield.
Location: Massachusetts, United States
Date Posted: 11/2/2011 11:37:13 AM
Waymark Code: WMD0H0
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Farkle 7
Views: 5

Long Description:
Italian immigrants to Springfield settled in Springfield's South End neighborhood. Although later generations have move on, the area is still home to a variety of Italian specialty shops. At the southeast corner of Main and William Street, at the edge of a parking lot for a popular store at 889 Main Street, is a monument to Rocky Marciano. The inscription reads:

{Image of Rocky Marciano boxing}
In Memory Of
Rocky Marciano
Undefeated Heavyweight
Champion 1952-1956
49-0 43-KO's
Sept. 1, 1923 -- August 31, 1969
Dedicated Aug. 31, 1989
Price of Admission: 0.00 (listed in local currency)

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