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Choate Monument: Salem, Massachusetts | by Elizabeth Thomsen
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Choate Monument: Salem, Massachusetts

Sculptor: John Massey Rhind (1860-1936)

Dedicated October 16, 1923


"The monument is topped by a seated allegorical female figure representing Liberty holding up a laurel wreath in her raised proper right hand. In her proper left hand she holds a shield adorned with an eagle and thirteen stars. The sculpture rests on a block of granite adorned on the front with a circular relief depicting the head of Joseph Hodges Choate surrounded by a laurel wreath. "

(Smithsonian American Art Museum's Inventories of American Painting and Sculpture database)


At the intersection of Essex and Boston Streets, Salem, Massachusetts


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Taken on July 15, 2007