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Bancroft Tower

Bancroft Tower Road, Salisbury Park, Worcester, MA
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Ireland had a gentle touch in building Bancroft Tower

Many men from Kerry, helped build Bancroft Tower in Worcester Ma. Cornelius Donahue was foreman on... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Surprise, Arizona

Went to visit Bancroft Tower last month. Interesting history on the accompanying plaque. Mr... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2017
Alan S
Raleigh, United States
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Bancroft Tower Road, Salisbury Park, Worcester, MA
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Many men from Kerry, helped build Bancroft Tower in Worcester Ma. Cornelius Donahue was foreman on the building of the tower. His brother Thomas Donahue also worked on the tower with many other masons from County Kerry. Cornelius Donahue also worked for the Stephen Salisbury...More

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Reviewed 16 May 2017

Went to visit Bancroft Tower last month. Interesting history on the accompanying plaque. Mr Bancroft was the ambassador to Germany and this tower was built by a friend in his honor. You can view of the Worcester skyline from this hilltop location.

1  Thank Alan S
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Pretty place to visit in the fall to see the foliage from the tower which, I believe, you can only climb for 4 weekends in October. Especially interesting if you are from the Worcester area and know a bit about the history of Worcester.

Thank Stephanie C
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

We visited because it honors the gent who founded the Naval Academy and looked interesting. The tower was locked, but we still got a great view of Worcester, since there were no leaves on the trees. It was fun to take a few photos with...More

1  Thank LeisaS
Reviewed 4 March 2017

quick stop, couple of pictures and done!!! but worth a visit really. cute little walk around. not much else there

1  Thank crantok
Reviewed 21 January 2017

We have come here a few times for family pictures, there are beautiful stone and wooded backdrops, lots of option. Foliage is bright and beautiful in October.

1  Thank nicole s
Reviewed 13 January 2017

A brief visit on our drive from NY to Maine. Nice photo op and some interesting history. Would have been fun to go up the tower.

Thank Susan E
Reviewed 22 October 2016

I went one saturday afternoon but found that the "castle" was really just a small tower and it was locked. So basically, all you see in this picture is all there is to do. Plus the parking lot was filled with young college couples who...More

Thank Swetha S
Reviewed 22 October 2016

On a clear day you can see for miles around Worcester. The tower is only open from 10 to 2 on Sundays in October and the wait to enter the tower can be long, but it is fun to climb all the way to the...More

1  Thank Barbara H
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Ok, let's put it straight, for a French native, this tower, even though full of charm, is a little bit disappointing! By far not a castle as I read in some of the reviews... Unfortunately the tower was closed so impossible to have a view...More

Thank Afreh
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