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Monuments

Barnstable Soldiers’ Monument


Dedicated in July of 1866, the Barnstable’s Soldiers’ Monument was among the first Civil War memorials to be erected in the state of Massachusetts. A granite obelisk standing at 15ft, the monument features the names of many local war heroes alongside the primary inscription: “They died for their country.”


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Obelisk

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Dedication Date:

July 4, 1866

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UK

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" x " x 180"
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Erected by:
The Town of Barnstable
Funded by:
The Town of Barnstable ($1100)
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