Thursday, December 10, 2015

To The Sea

USA US-3457340 received 06-29-2015

Sent by: Mark20
From: Methuen, Massachusetts, USA
ID number: US-3457340
Notes: The Gloucester Fisherman's Memorial, located in Gloucester, Massachusetts, was built in 1925.  It is 8 feet (2.4 m) tall, and depicts a fisherman dressed in oilskins standing at the wheel of his ship.  The statue is made of bronze and the base is made of sea green granite.  Inscribed on the base is Psalm 107:23 " They That Go Down to the Sea in Ships".  In 1996, the memorial was added to the National Register of Historic Places.  

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