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Clap's Favorite Pear Sculpture
Clap's Favorite Pear
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 On Saturday, June 16, 2007, Mayor Thomas M. Menino dedicated the 11 ˝ foot high sculpture by artist Laura Baring Gould of the Clap’s Favorite Pear. The pear is the centerpiece of public artworks in the Square including bollards with subjects exploring Dorchester history. In the 19th century, the Clap/Clapp family on nearby Boston Street hybridized the Clap’s Favorite variety among many others.

Located at Edward Everett Square.

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Created: May 7, 2011   Modified: May 7, 2011