Rochester Public Art by Richard MargolisAn Inventory of Rochester NY's Landmark Sculpture, Monuments, and Memorials

 

Henry Lomb Memorial by Walter H. Cassebeer

Henry Lomb Memorial
Location: Upper Falls Blvd. at St. Paul Street
Rochester, NY (view Google map)
Size: 48 Feet Tall
Material: Black Minnesota granite
Dated: 1932

Description: An art deco obelisk

Caption: "The monument, dedicated to Captain Henry Lomb, patriot, pioneer manufacturer, educator and public benefactor, is 48 feet high. Funded by the families of Henry Lomb and John Bausch, it was unveiled on Memorial Day, May 30, 1930, with thousands of people participating.

... we give our pledge that this shaft of granite, here in the heart of our city, shall be to each of us throughout the years to come, a daily challenge and constant inspiration."
(Excerpt from speech by Mayor Charles Owen, Democrat & Chronicle, May 31, 1932)


 
 

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