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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

AN ACT DESIGNATING THE CITY OF WORCESTER AS THE BIRTHPLACE OF ROBERT GODDARD, THE FATHER OF MODERN ROCKETRY AND CONGRATULATING THE AUBURN ROCKETS.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:


SECTION 1. The department of highways shall erect and maintain a suitable marker at Interstate 290 at the Shrewsbury/Worcester line and at the Auburn/Worcester line designating the city of Worcester as the birthplace of Dr. Robert Goddard, the father of modern rocketry. Said marker shall be in compliance with the standards of said department.

SECTION 2. The department of highways shall erect and maintain for one year a suitable marker in the town of Auburn along Interstate 290 congratulating the Auburn Rockets varsity baseball team for their winning of the 1998 state championship. Said marker shall be in compliance with the standards of said department.

SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved November 6, 1998.