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Philip McMorrow Playground
Philip McMorrow Playground Marker
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 Philip McMorrow Playground, Victory Road

A Dorchester native and graduate of Boston Latin School, Philip McMorrow was elected to the legislature in 1936 and served there 10 years. At the time of his death in 1948 he was chief assessor of the city of Boston.

Massachusetts, Acts, 1960
The children’s play area adjacent to Victory road in the Dorchester district of the city of Boston authorized to be constructed by chapter five hundred and fifty-three of the acts of nineteen hundred and fifty-eight, shall be known and designated as Representative Philip McMorrow Memorial playround in memory of the former member of the general court from the fifteenth Suffolk district. The Metropolitan District Commission shall erect and thereafter maintain on said playground a suitable marker bearing such designation. Approved August 24, 1960.


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