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|No. 158: Edward Everett Statue|
Published in ? The statue was designed by William Wetmore Story of Salem in 1866. It was cast in Munich and set up in the Public Garden as a gift to the city from the citizens of Boston on November 18, 1867. In 1911 it was taken to Dorchester at the urging of the Dorchester Historical Society, and set up on Dorchester Day, June 6 of that year in the traffice circle at Edward Everett Square. Toppled by motorists, it was removed February 28, 1931, and stored in the woodyard in Franklin Park. It was rescued and placed in Richardson Park on Columbia Road.
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Created: December 20, 2003 Modified: December 20, 2003