1901Judge and Mrs. Oliver Wendall Holmes donated a woodcarving to the City, which was hung in City Hall.People and Communities, Arts and Culture, Location and Setting, Buildings & Architecture, Notable People

Gloucester City Archives, 1901 City Council Document #249
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The carving of a shipwreck, made from solid pine, was 7’3″ long and 3′ wide, with an inscribed poem.

Gloucester Daily Times. “The Holmes Carving Has Arrived and Was Set Up at City Hall Today.” June 4, 1901, Vol. 26 No. 3838 edition. https://sawyer.advantage-preservation.com/.
Gloucester Daily Times. "The Holmes Carving." June 4, 1901. https://sawyer.advantage-preservation.com/
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