Archive for the ‘War Memorials’ Category

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This Granite Monument Embedded With a High Relief Bronze Sculpture of an American Infantry and Dedicated to the Soldiers Who Served in World War I Can Be Found in Front of the Auburn Town Offices on Central Street in Auburn, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on September 9, 2019)

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A Young Union Soldier, With His Rifle Slung Over His Shoulder, Stands on Top of the Southbridge Civil War Memorial Erected in 1914 on Elm Street in Front of the Southbridge Town Hall (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on November 13, 2015)

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An Ancient Warrior Flying Into Battle With Sword and Shield (Perhaps a Depiction of Ares the Greek God of War) Sculpted in Bas-Relief on the Left Side of the Worcester World War Memorial at Lincoln Square in Worcester, Massachusetts (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on April 29, 2016)

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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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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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The Boston Massacre Memorial, on Boston Common, Depicts the Spirit of the Revolution as a Defiant Woman Holding Up the Broken Chains of English Tyranny, Planting the American Flag, and Crushing the British Crown Beneath Her Feet, While a Mighty Bald Eagle Looks On  (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on March 23, 2015)

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A Union Artilleryman Surveys His Surroundings From His Position Atop of a 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 31, 2015)

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The New Hampshire Marine Memorial at Hampton Beach (a Granite Statue of a Grieving Woman Holding a Laurel Wreath While Gazing Eastward to the Atlantic Ocean) Serves as a Monument to All the State’s Servicemen Lost or Buried at Sea During the Second World War (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on September 14, 2017)

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A Bronze Eagle With Its Wings Spread Wide Mounted on Top of the Granite World War One Memorial in Front of the Auburn Town Offices on Central Street in Auburn, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on November 16, 2019)