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Memory statue to receive facelift

The mysterious lady draped in black located at “the split” in Sherborn is getting a beauty treatment. The statue and surrounding monument are the centerpiece of the Sherborn Local Historic District and were given to the town in 1924 by a local son, William Bradford Homer Dowse. As with any aging lady, periodic conservation treatments...
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Sherborn’s ‘Memory’ statue to be restored

“Memory,” Sherborn's iconic eight-foot bronze female statue and monument in the heart of the center of town in the Central Cemetery, has received state recognition of its historic importance by being awarded a grant to fund needed restoration. The funds are a matching grant awarded by the Massachusetts Historical Commission, which administers the Massachusetts Preservation...
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