1630 - 1930The first settlement of this lonely region called Quinsigamond was attempted in 1673, but abandoned during King Philip's War. A second settlement, attempted in 1684, soon named Worcester, was also temporarily abandoned because of Indian hostility. Permanent occupation was effected in 1713.
|Series||This marker is part of the Massachusetts: Massachusetts Bay Colony—Tercentenary Commission Markers series|
|Placed By||Massachusetts Bay Colony-Tercentenary Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Sunday, October 19th, 2014 at 4:48am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||19T E 265922 N 4680780|
|Decimal Degrees||42.24413333, -71.83718333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 42° 14.648', W 71° 50.231'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||42° 14' 38.88" N, 71° 50' 13.86" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 10-12 Stafford St, Worcester MA 01603, US|
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