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

Burns

A Man's A Man For A’ That

 
 
Burns Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 18, 2018
1. Burns Monument
Inscription.

Erected by
The Burns Memorial Association
of Quincy Mass.
in honor of
Robert Burns
Scotland's most famous poet
and advocate of liberty
and democracy

"NO Spartan tube, no Attic shell
No lyre Ćolian I awake
’Tis liberty’s bold note I swell
Thy harp, Columbia, let me take
We dare maintain the royalty of man"

From Burns' Ode to
General Washington's Birthday 1794

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"Whatever mitigates the woes or
increases the happiness of others,
this is my criterion of goodness.
Whatever injures society at large
or any individual in it,
this is my measure of iniquity."
Burns

Dedicated and presented to the
City of Quincy November·28·1925

Rededicated October 24, 1971


 
Erected 1925 by The Burns Memorial Association of Quincy Mass.
 
Location. 42° 14.915′ N, 71° 0.258′ W. Marker is in Quincy, Massachusetts, in Norfolk County. Marker is at the intersection of Granite Street and Thomas E. Burgin Parkway, on the right when traveling south on Granite Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Quincy MA 02169, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
Burns Dedication Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 18, 2018
2. Burns Dedication Marker
At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Henry Adams (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Men of Quincy, Mass. (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hancock Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); United First Parish Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Abigail Adams (approx. 0.2 miles away); Liberty Tree Park (approx. 0.3 miles away); John Adams (approx. 0.4 miles away); John Hancock Birth Site (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Quincy.
 
Also see . . .
1. Robert Burns "Everything". (Submitted on June 20, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Robert Burns at BBC. (Submitted on June 20, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Robert Burns at the Scottish Poetry Library. (Submitted on June 20, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Burns Monument Information. (Submitted on June 20, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
Burns Quote image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 18, 2018
3. Burns Quote
Burns Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 18, 2018
4. Burns Monument
Burns Statue image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 18, 2018
5. Burns Statue
Burns Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 18, 2018
6. Burns Monument
View from back of monument to show location
Burns Quote image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 18, 2018
7. Burns Quote
Angled photo to better show inscription
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 20, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 20, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 38 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on June 20, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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