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Veterans Park

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Putnam Memorial

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  • Location: Herberton to Park Aves, Bennett to Vreeland Streets
  • Sculptor: Virgil W. Fuller
  • Description: Fountain
  • Materials: Westerly granite
  • Dedicated: 1915
  • Donor: Gift
  • Inscription: 1865-1913 / IN MEMORY OF / EUGENE G. PUTNAM / PRINCIPAL FOR 17
    YEARS / OF PUBLIC SCHOOL 20 / PRESENTED BY HIS FRIENDS / IN SCHOOL
    AND COMMUNITY/

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