River Bend Cemetery Statues


Babcock-Smith House Museum
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Westerly, RI   02891
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Coon Monument


 

 

 

 

A seated statue is featured on the Charles Coon monument made from blue Westerly Granite.The statue cutter was James Pollette. The carvers were Richard Greenway, Joseph Recchia and Alex Robertson. The monument was produced by the Smith Granite Company in 1885 for just $3000.

Ornate carving complements the statue.

Delicatae free-standing leaves are characteristic of the excellence of craftsmanship in this monument.

 

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