Quincy (Kwin' zee), Massachusetts, City of Presidents and Birthplace of the American Dream
Saturday, October 26, 2013
Cemetery Comes To Life
Retired Quincy teacher and local historian, Steve Cantelli, recently gave a tour of St. Mary's & Hall Place cemeteries pointing out prominent granite workers from the neighborhood, veterans, civil war heroes, a former mayor, famous architect, Soloman Willard, the Bunker Hill Monument, and even a famous boxer,Jack Kilrain to name a few of the people laid to rest here. He also pointed out some very curious grave markers like the one below. This talk was part of Quincy's Environmental Treasures program.