Watertown, Massachusetts, Memorial Khachkar at St. Stephen's Armenian Church

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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 St. Stephen’s (St. Stepanos) Armenian Church.
Physical Setting:Outdoors, in front of the church complex. Flat land.
Tourist Amenities:No
Map Designation:St. Stephen’s Armenian Church
Physical Condition:Well preserved.
Location:St. Stephen's Armenian Apostolic Church Of Greater Boston, 38 Elton Ave.
Watertown, Massachusetts 02472 United States
Construction Completed:1990s
Dedication Date:1990s
Prior Use of Site:Front yard of the Armenian Church.
Development/Construction Process:The tuff stone khachkar sculpture is from Armenia.
History of Ownership:Owned by the St. Stephen's Armenian Church of Watertown, MA.
Commemorative Activities:The khachkar was consecrated and inaugurated by the local Reverend. As part of the local community's commemorative activities, each year on April 24, Armenians march from St. James’s Church to St. Stephen’s Church.
Additional Information:Hayrenic Magazine. Watertown, MA. 1990s

Weekly Magazine. Watertown, MA. 1990s