“For we must consider that we shall be as a city upon a hill.
The eyes of all people are upon us…”
Introducing K-12 schoolchildren to Massachusetts monuments & memorials
“What you leave behind is not what is engraved in stone monuments, but what is woven into the lives of others,” the great Athenian statesman Pericles said in 430 B.C. Given the recent controversies, unrest, and the fact that wider understanding of public art is far too often neglected in K-12 education, we’re offering a variety of links about monuments, memorials, and statues across Massachusetts for parents, teachers, and schoolchildren to explore and visit, including the following: