This section of the old Boston Post Road - Washington Street to Southbridge Road - was probably named for General George Washington who traveled this way en route to Boston to take command of the American troops in 1775. He had paused at the Solom…
Through this place passedGeneral Henry Knoxin the winter of1775 - 1776to deliver toGeneral George Washingtonat Cambridgethe train of artilleryfrom Fort Ticonderoga usedto force the British Armyto evacuate Boston.
Erected by the Commonwealthof M…
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