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Quincy in Norfolk County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

William Field

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., May 18, 2018
1. William Field Monument
Inscription.  
A pioneer in the granite industry of Quincy
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesIndustry & Commerce.
 
Location. 42° 15.484′ N, 70° 59.947′ W. Marker is in Quincy, Massachusetts, in Norfolk County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Cypress Avenue and Elm Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Monument is near the center of Mount Wollaston Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 20 Sea Street, Quincy MA 02169, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Three Adams Brothers (within shouting distance of this marker); Charles Vaughan Wells (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Domenico D’Alessandro (about 800 feet away); Etta M. Hutchins (about 800 feet away); Vietnam War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Korean War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Spanish-American War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Civil War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Quincy.
 
Also see . . .
1. November 16, 1825: Quincy's Granite Industry Begins
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By William Fischer, Jr., May 18, 2018
2. William Field Monument
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. Mass Moments website entry (Submitted on June 23, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 

2. History of the Granite Industry of New England (Brayley, 1913). Thomas Crane Public Library website entry (Submitted on June 23, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 2, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 23, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 112 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 23, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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