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Connecticut (1)

Stamford, Connecticut
Stamford, Connecticut
Stamford, Connecticut Aerie No. 579
Photo by Herb Sanford (June 2021)
Stamford, Connecticut
Stamford, Connecticut Ten Commandments Monument
Photo by Herb Sanford (June 2021)
Stamford, Connecticut
Back side of Stamford, CT
Ten Commandments Monument
Photo by Herb Sanford (June 2021)

Donated by FOE: December 8, 1963

Current Location: Stamford Aerie No. 579 located at 688 Main St., Stamford, Connecticut.

2nd Location: West Warwick Aerie No. 1313 located at 826 Main St., West Warwick, R.I.

Original Location: Roger Williams Park, 1000 Elmwood Ave., Providence, R.I.

Scroll: “Presented To / The City of Providence / By / Rhode Island State Aerie / Fraternal Order Of Eagles / 1963”

Comments: The monument was originally scheduled to be dedicated on November 24, 1963. However, President John F. Kennedy was assassinated two days prior and the dedication was rescheduled for December 8th.

The West Warwick aerie has closed and the monument moved to its current location in Stamford, CT in 2018.

The Eagles Providence monument is one of a few Eagles monuments with enscriptions on the back of the monument. The top portion of the back lists Committee members. The bottom states: “Rededicated Sept. 10, 1980”.