Great War of Rebellion Monument - Stockbridge, MA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Touchstone
N 42° 16.956 W 073° 18.725
18T E 639170 N 4682533
Quick Description: A monument to the citizens of Stockbridge, Massachusetts that gave the last full measure of devotion to their country.
Location: Massachusetts, United States
Date Posted: 10/3/2008 9:33:07 AM
Waymark Code: WM4VXE
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member QuesterMark
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Long Description:
Dedicated in 1866, some three thousand people attended the dedication ceremony in the picturesque town of Stockbridge.

The Stockbridge Chamber of Commerce has this to say about the Monument that dominates Main Street:

You will be on Pine Street at the site of the Soldier's Monument dedicated to local citizens who died in the "Great War of Rebellion." More than 3,000 people attended its dedication in 1866.

The inscription on the monument reads:

"To her sons beloved and honored who died for their country in the Great War of the Rebellion ,Stockbridge in grateful remembrance has raised this monument. A.D. 1866"
Date Installed or Dedicated: 01/01/1866

Name of Government Entity or Private Organization that built the monument: City of Stockbridge

Union, Confederate or Other Monument: Union

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