Emancipation Statue, Park Plaza, Boston, MA
Posted by: NorStar
N 42° 21.121 W 071° 04.045
19T E 329724 N 4690931
Quick Description: This statue was erected to commemorate Lincoln's Emancipation Declaration.
Location: Massachusetts, United States
Date Posted: 11/30/2007 5:47:14 AM
Waymark Code: WM2P90
On a small piece of green in Park Plaza, a small walk away from both Boston Common and Boston Public Garden, is a statue of Lincoln and an African-American man who was freed by declaration. The statue was placed in this location on December 6, 1879 ( From the Mass. Hist. Soc. - (visit link
) On the back the monument reads: "Given to the City of Boston by Moses Kimball, 1879."