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The Founders' Monument featuring Sir Richard Saltonstall and bas-reliefs of Roger Clap's landing and the antitax protest.

The Founders' Monument featuring Sir Richard Saltonstall and bas-reliefs of Roger Clap's landing and the antitax protest.

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Title:
The Founders' Monument featuring Sir Richard Saltonstall and bas-reliefs of Roger Clap's landing and the antitax protest.
Description:
Built in 1935 with money raised by G. Fred Robinson. Designed by Henry Hudson Kitson. Located near the intersection of Charles River Road and Riverside Street. Richard Saltonstall was granted 558 acres and is considered the founder of Watertown.
Format:
Photographs
Location:
Watertown Free Public Library
Collection (local):
Watertown Monuments and Historical Markers
Subjects:
Monuments--Watertown--Massachusetts
War memorials--Watertown--Massachusetts
Memorials--Watertown--Massachusetts
Public sculpture--Watertown--Massachusetts
Historical societies--Massachusetts--Watertown
Historic sites--Watertown--Massachusetts
Watertown (Mass.)--Social life and customs
Kitson, Henry Hudson, 1865-1947
Robinson, George Frederick--1859-1949
Places:
MassachusettsMiddlesex (county)Watertown
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Identifier:
figure 538