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Dorchester Burial Ground Tablets

Artist:

Unknown

Location:

Stoughton Street at Columbia Road  

Location

Stoughton Street at Columbia Road
United States
42° 19' 1.2108" N, 71° 3' 54.2268" W

Neighborhood:

Dorchester

Type:

Memorial

Year:

1909

Medium:

Granite

Collection:

Funders:

Description:

Two bronze plaques are located at the entrance to the burial ground. The first commemorates fourteen distinguished citizens buried nearby, among them two governors, two ministers, and Boston’s first printer. The second plaque commemorates the first settlers of Dorchester and the townspeople who fought for their country beginning with the Colonial Wars of 1675-1763 through the Spanish American War of 1898-1899. The plaques were erected by the City of Boston on June 5, 1909.

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