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    <mods:title>Founders' Monument.</mods:title>
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    <mods:dateCreated encoding='w3cdtf' keyDate='yes'>1970</mods:dateCreated>
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  <mods:abstract>Located on Charles River Road, circa 1970. The monument was dedicated in 1931 and consists of a statue of Sir Richard Saltonstall and two bas-reliefs on the sides that showcase two historical moments in Watertown?s history. George Frederick Robinson was responsible for raising funds, approximately $30,000 dollars, to erect the Founders Monument depicting Sir Richard Saltonstall and decorated with the bas-relief of Roger Clap?s landing and the anti-tax protest of 1632. The monument and bas-reliefs were sculpted by Henry Hudson Kitson. ir Henry Hudson Kitson was an English sculptor who worked in the United States where he sculpted many representations of American military heroes.</mods:abstract>
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    <mods:topic>Monuments--Watertown--Massachusetts</mods:topic>
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    <mods:topic>Memorials--Watertown--Massachusetts</mods:topic>
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    <mods:topic>Historical societies--Massachusetts--Watertown</mods:topic>
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    <mods:topic>Historic sites--Watertown--Massachusetts</mods:topic>
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  <mods:subject>
    <mods:topic>Watertown (Mass.)--Social life and customs</mods:topic>
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    <mods:topic>Kitson, Henry Hudson, 1865-1947</mods:topic>
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    <mods:topic>Robinson, George Frederick--1859-1949</mods:topic>
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      <mods:continent>North and Central America</mods:continent>
      <mods:country>United States</mods:country>
      <mods:state>Massachusetts</mods:state>
      <mods:county>Middlesex</mods:county>
      <mods:city>Watertown</mods:city>
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      <mods:coordinates>42.3667,-71.1833</mods:coordinates>
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  <mods:accessCondition displayLabel='rights' type='use and reproduction'>Management Restrictions apply. See application form at http://watertownlib.org/research/historic-watertown/photographs</mods:accessCondition>
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      <mods:title>Watertown Monuments and Historical Markers</mods:title>
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    <mods:physicalLocation>Watertown Free Public Library</mods:physicalLocation>
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  <mods:identifier type='local-other'>figure 2661</mods:identifier>
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