Civil War Memeorial Building, Bridgewater, MA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Strattonator
N 41° 59.304 W 070° 58.649
19T E 336196 N 4650379
Quick Description: A great red brick building in memory of Civil War soldiers.
Location: Massachusetts, United States
Date Posted: 4/19/2010 12:36:17 PM
Waymark Code: WM8MJ6
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
Views: 4

Long Description:
Down the road form Central Square is a large red brick building. This is the current location of the local Selectmen's Office. Atop this building, near the apex of the roof is the date 1881, with a pair of the numbers on either side of a brickwork wreath with a star inside. Bellow that are the words"A MEMORIAL"
There is then an arch way to the front door. On either side of the door is a large ornate tablet with "In Memory of" and the names of locals who fought in the Civil War. There are a total of 37 names between the two tablets. At the bottom of each are the dates 1861 and 1865.
Date Installed or Dedicated: 1/1/1881

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

Union, Confederate or Other Monument: Union

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