Memorial Khachkar in Belmont, Massachusetts

   search memorials

Subject:The victims of the 1915 Armenian Genocide.
Type of Memorial:Monumental Sculpture
Sponsor(s):Armenian Church and American-Armenian community members.
Architect/Designer/Artist:Artist from Republic of Armenia; name unknown.
Placement:Freestanding sculpture in the front yard of The First Armenian Church of Belmont.
Physical Setting:Outdoors, in front of the church complex. Flat land.
Tourist Amenities:Yes
Map Designation:The First Armenian Church of Belmont
Physical Condition:Well preserved.
Location:First Armenian Church of Belmont, 380 Concord Ave.
Belmont, Massachusettes 02178-3032 United States
E-Mail:meemmun@aol.com
Prior Use of Site:Front yard of the Armenian Church.
Development/Construction Process:The First Armenian Church of Belmont imported a slab of tufa stone from Armenia. They also brought over Varoujan Artzrounian, a distinguished artist to carve the Khatchar.
History of Ownership:Owned by The First Armenian Church of Belmont.
Additional Information:Hayrenik Magazine. Watertown, MA.

Weekly Magazine. Watertown, MA.