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: Thayer Memorial Library, 717 Main Street Coordinates: 42°27’18.6″N 71°40’21.3″W Date dedicated: June 1868 Architect/contractor/sculptor: Ryder and Harris of Boston, architects Number of names: Interior tablet lists 39 men who died in the war Originally known as Lancaster Memorial Hall, the building had, according the Boston Journal, “a two-fold design–to furnish a Memorial Hall and…
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