Photographs of General Benjamin Lincoln's Gravestone in Hingham Cemetery of Hingham, MA

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Title

Photographs of General Benjamin Lincoln's Gravestone in Hingham Cemetery of Hingham, MA

Description

This is a set of two images depicting the sides of General Benjamin Lincoln's marble tombstone located in the Hingham Cemetery. It has been placed inside a fence and United States flags can be seen around it. On one side of the rectangular block it says:

BENJAMIN LINCOLN.
Mayor-General in the Army of the Revolution.
BORN JANUARY 24, 1733.
DIED MAY 9, 1810.

The other side of the stone says:

ERECTED BY HIS DESCENDANTS.
1852.

Subject

Lincoln, Benjamin 1733-1810
Revolutions
Military officers
Armies
Death
Tombs & sepulchral monuments
Families

Publisher

Hingham Public Library

Rights

Under copyright.

Access Rights

Contact host institution for more information.

Format

JPEG

Language

English

Type

Photographs

Spatial Coverage

Hingham (Mass.)

Temporal Coverage

1733-1810
1852

Rights Holder

Hingham Public Library

Citation

“Photographs of General Benjamin Lincoln's Gravestone in Hingham Cemetery of Hingham, MA,” Hingham Public Library Local History & Special Collections, accessed November 18, 2017, http://hinghampubliclibrary.omeka.net/items/show/282.