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Veterans Park

Putnam Memorial map_it

  • 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/

Please note, the NAME field includes a primary designation as well as alternate namings often in common or popular usage. The DEDICATED field refers to the most recent dedication, most often, but not necessarily the original dedication date. If the monument did not have a formal dedication, the year listed reflects the date of installation.

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      46°F
    • Mon
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      54°F
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      54°F
    • Wed
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