Worcester War Memorial - Worcester MA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 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
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
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Long Description:
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.

Inscription reads:
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

Physical Address of Monument:
Lincoln Square
Worcester, MA


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Website for this Monument: Not listed

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