Robert Hutchings Goddard was born on October 5, 1882 at Maple Hill in Worcester. The family moved to Boston in 1883 where Robert attended the Mount Pleasant, the Hugh O'Brien and English High Schools.In 1898 the family moved back to Maple Hill, Worcester.
Source:American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Phamphlet- "Historic Aerospace Site" Profile of"Aunt Effie's Farm" Auburn Massachusetts.
This publication also has an extensive bibliography focused on Goddard. www.aiaa.org
Clark University in Worcestor also has a continuing exhibit on Goddard and considerable information on his life..
Massachusetts Aviation Historical Society