Soldiers & Sailors Monument

Soldiers & Sailors Monument information

Boston , USA
Address
Street Boston Common
Getting there
bostont Park St
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Dedicated in 1877, this massive monument atop Flagstaff Hill pays tribute to the namesake soldiers and sailors that died in the Civil War. The four bronze statues represent Peace, the female figure looking to the South; the Sailor, the seaman looking toward the ocean; History, the Greek figure looking to heaven; and the Soldier, an infantryman standing at ease. See if you can recognize the many historical figures in the elaborate bronze reliefs.