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Joseph Coolidge Monument

Joseph Coolidge Monument

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Title:
Joseph Coolidge Monument
Description:
Memorial Day observation at Joseph Coolidge Monument in the old burying ground at the corner of Arlington and Mount Auburn Streets. Representative from the American Legion reading with Boy Scouts in the background. Monument text: Joseph Coolidge, born June 18, 1730. Killed in the battle at Lexington, April 19, 1775. The only citizen of Watertown who fell on that day."
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
Patriotic societies--Massachusetts--Watertown
Historical societies--Massachusetts--Watertown
Historic sites--Watertown--Massachusetts
Watertown (Mass.)--Social life and customs
Coolidge, Joseph--1730-1775
Places:
MassachusettsMiddlesex (county)Watertown
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Identifier:
figure 582