Worcester War Memorial - Worcester MA
Posted by: nomadwillie
N 42° 16.303 W 071° 47.949
19T E 269160 N 4683739
Quick Description: Dedicated in 1935 to those who fought from Worcester in World War I
Location: Massachusetts, United States
Date Posted: 8/26/2013 6:04:29 AM
Waymark Code: WMHY41
Worcester War Memorial was built in 1935 and was located on a traffic island in the center of Lincoln Square. Lucius Briggs & frederic C Hirons were architects and C. Paul Jennewein was the sculptor. The memorial consists of a circular platform with a flagpole in its center. The eastern half has a semi-circular granite bench and wall with bas-reliefs and inscriptions which include the major battles of WWI. The memorial was dedicated in November of 1935.
Erected by the people of Worcester in memory of the men and women of the city who gave their lives in The World War 1917-1918.
The memorial is called the Whispering Wall.
Date the Monument or Memorial was built or dedicated: 11/1/1935
Private or Public Monument?: Government
Name of the Private Organization or Government Entity that built this Monument: City of Worcester
Geographic Region where the Monument is located: North America
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