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This Day in Boston History
August 25th, 1895
Hooker Statue Dedicated
Governor John L. Bates presided over the unveiling of the decade, as 15,000
residents and civil war veterans crowded around the Massachusetts State
House. Daniel Chester French sculpted Hooker and Edward Clark Potter
created his equestrian mount.
Hooker, born in Hadley, Massachusetts and graduated from West Point would
distinguish himself as a soldier, but ultimately fail as the Union commander
is one of four equestrian (rider and horse) statues in Boston. Can you name the other three?