Goat train, Boston Common, with Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Collection Type

  • Photography

Location Note

Stereo views: Mass.: Boston: Boston Common: Soldiers Monument

GUSN

GUSN-194977

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Description

A crowd of people watch as the goat train passes along a path below the Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument on Flagstaff Hill on Boston Common. Six rams pull the little wagon on which riders could travel aound the Common.

Details

Descriptive Terms

war memorials
parks (recreation areas)
goat
rams (animals)
events
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Additional Identification Number

DigitalID 000181
AccessID 288
Other identifier HNEDID-000181

Physical Description

1 photograph

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Reference Code

PC001.04.01.USMA.0170.0370.001

Date Notes

07 June 1882

Places

Boston Common (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [park]
Flagstaff Hill (Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [peak]

Record Details

Originator

Evans & Soule (photographer)

Material Type

black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Other People

Milmore, Martin, 1844-1883

Subjects

crowds
goat cart rides
outdoor recreation
United States -- history -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- monuments

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Stereo views: Mass.: Boston: Boston Common: Soldiers Monument