Laurel Hill cemetery

Title:

Laurel Hill cemetery

Date:

1992

Description:

Behind 6 Salem Street, Reading, MA, 01867;"Dedicated October 5 1865, this monument was erected in accordance with the will of Abiel Holden 'to commemorate the deeds and perpetuate the memories of the soldiers of Reading who have been killed in battle or otherwise, or died from disease contracted, or wounds received, while in the service of the United States...'. Mr. Holden bequeated $500 to the town and requested that the town raise another $500, and with the $1000 'shall erect a shaft of Italian marble'. The location in the cemetery of this monument is called Round Hill." From the album containing the photograph.

Subject:

Laurel Hill Cemetery (Reading, Mass.)

War memorials -- Massachusetts -- Reading -- Pictorial works; Cemeteries -- Massachusetts -- Reading -- Pictorial works

Reading (Mass.) -- History -- Pictorial works.

Collection :

Reading Historical Images

Tags :

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Citation :

"Laurel Hill cemetery," in NOBLE Digital Heritage, Item #13724, http://heritage.noblenet.org/items/show/13724 (accessed July 26, 2014).