An effort to catalog, photograph, research and promote the history of the Bay State’s Civil War monuments.
The Massachusetts Civil War Monuments Project is an informal, collaborative effort to catalog, photograph and research the Civil War monuments in each Massachusetts town.
Location: Town Common, 19 Common Street, SouthboroughCoordinates: 42°18’20.9″N 71°31’53.8″WDate dedicated: January 1, 1867Sculptor/manufacturer: Alexander Rice Esty, architect; E. F. Meany of Boston, contractor and manufacturer Henry H. Peters of Southborough got the effort underway in 1866 by offering a generous gift provided the citizens of the town could match it. The public contributed more than…
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