Archive for the ‘Monuments’ Category

Spanish America War Statue Southbridge.
A Soldier Stands in Silhouette at Dawn on Top of the Spanish American War Memorial at the Corner of Hook and Hamilton Streets in Southbridge, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on October 12, 2014)

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A Bronze Portrait Sculpted in High Relief of William T. G. Morton, the American Dentist Credited as the Discoverer of Ether Anesthesia, Discovered Mounted on His Granite Headstone at Westridge Cemetery in Charlton, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on September 1, 2019)

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This Tremendous Stone Sphinx (a Mythological Creature With the Body of a Lion and the Head of a Human) Which Serves as a Memorial to Those Who Died in the American Civil War Can Be Found at Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on July 24, 2017)

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A Union Seaman Brandishes His Sword as He Stands on His Pedestal at the Base of the Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Monument on Main Street in Webster, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on March 26, 2015)

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This Granite Sculpture of an Angel Standing in Front of a Large Cross and Clutching a Single Rose in Her Right Hand Can Be Seen at St. Roch’s Cemetery in Oxford, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on August 27, 2019)

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A Heartbreaking Example of a Contemporary Tombstone, Found at the Grave of a Young Boy in Pine Grove Cemetery in Spencer, in the Shape of a Giant Teddy Bear and Featuring an Etching Depicting the Deceased Child as an Angel Playing with Toys (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on May 20, 2015)

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A Winged Lion Sticks His Tongue Out at Passersby From a Monument at Forest Hills Cemetery in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on August 16, 2015)

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A Larger Than Life Bronze Statue of a Firefighter Dressed in Full Uniform Stands Atop the Granite Base of the Fireman’s Memorial Located at Forest Hills Cemetery in Jamaica Plain, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on May 15, 2019)

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A Memorial (in the Form of a Three-Foot-Tall Granite Boulder) to George Washington Erected in 1932 on the Sidewalk in Front of the Post Office on Main Street in Southbridge, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on March 16, 2020)

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A Bronze Statue Representing the Personification of Ireland in the Form of a Woman Wearing a Crown of Shamrocks and Holding a Harp Under Her Left Arm as Part of a Monument to Former Congressman and Mayor of Boston, Patrick Andrew Collins, Erected on Commonwealth Avenue in Boston, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on May 5, 2019)