Burrill Street and Monument Square


Burrill Street and Monument Square




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Burrill Street and Monument Square, Swampscott, MA, 01907

View looking west from the intersection of Burrill and Humphrey Streets at Monument Square. The wall along Burrill Street defines the periphery of the Mudge Estate.;Monument Square was previously known as Mudge Square. The Mudge family donated the land for the erection of a Civil War monument in honor of the fourteen Swampscott men who died in the war. The monument is constructed of granite with bronze tables and trimmings. It is thirty feet high and six feet ten inches at the base. The monument was dedicated in 1883.--from Images of America : Swampscott, Turino and Mathias, 1996.


Monuments -- Massachusetts -- Swampscott -- Pictorial works; Streets -- Massachusetts -- Swampscott -- Pictorial works.

Monument Square (Swampscott, Mass.); Burrill Street (Swampscott, Mass.); Swampscott (Massachusetts) -- History -- Pictorial works.



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Swampscott Through the Years: A pictorial history

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Citation :

"Burrill Street and Monument Square," in NOBLE Digital Heritage, Item #8095, http://heritage.noblenet.org/items/show/8095 (accessed September 23, 2017).