Belmont, Massachusetts, Armenian Genocide Memorial Khachkar

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Subject:The victims of the 1915 Armenian Genocide. (view image)
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.
Inscription:THE ARMENIAN PEOPLE LIVE FOREVER WITH CHRIST Dedicated to the Martyrs of the Armenian Genocide 1915
Location:First Armenian Church of Belmont, 380 Concord Ave.
Belmont, Massachusettes 02178-3032 United States
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.