Cyrus Wakefield tomb, Lakeside Cemetery, Wakefield, Mass.

Title:

Cyrus Wakefield tomb, Lakeside Cemetery, Wakefield, Mass.

Creator:

Klapes, Jeffrey M., 1964-

Publisher:

Wakefield, Mass. : The author,

Date:

2008

Description:

Photos show views of the tomb of Cyrus Wakefield and his wife Eliza in Lakeside Cemetery on North Avenue. The plot with its red granite tomb is located at plot #109 on the east side of "Maple Avenue", between "Beech Avenue" and "Walnut Avenue" toward the south end of the cemetery. Cyrus Wakefield is probably the town's best known citizen and philanthropist, and was the owner of the Wakefield Rattan Company, one of the town's main industries in the 19th century. The town changed its name from South Reading to Wakefield in 1868 in his honor. Photos taken at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 26, 2008.

Subject:

Wakefield, Cyrus, 1811-1873.;Wakefield, Eliza Ann Bancroft, 1822-1877.

Lakeside Cemetery (Wakefield, Mass.)

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Wakefield (Mass.) -- Pictorial works.

Collection :

Current Images of Wakefield

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Citation :

Klapes, Jeffrey M., 1964-, "Cyrus Wakefield tomb, Lakeside Cemetery, Wakefield, Mass.," in NOBLE Digital Heritage, Item #14161, http://heritage.noblenet.org/items/show/14161 (accessed July 30, 2014).