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: North Park, 1 School Street, BarreCoordinates: 42°25’24.4″N 72°06’20.6″WDate dedicated: May 30, 1868 (Built 1866)Architect/contractor/sculptor: R. Pickering of Woburn The monument in Barre is the only known example of a Massachusetts monument constructed for a completely different purpose that was purchased, transported, and re-purposed as a monument honoring soldiers and sailors of the Civil War.…
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