Worker from Mariano Brothers of Danbury, a specialty art moving company, prepares the newly-crafted bronze eagle for lifting into place atop the Civil War monument in the park at the intersection of New Broad Street, Pearl Street and Boston Post Road.
Photo by Jananne Abel
By Alex Drechsler and Jananne Abel
Standing in the park at the intersection of New Broad Street, Pearl Street and the Boston Post Road in Port Chester was a decrepit Civil War monument. It was first erected in April 1906 in commemoration of the soldiers killed in the Civil War. The monument was in desperate need of repair. The bronze soldier atop the monument was deteriorated and green, the eagle that once sat on top had been stolen, and the granite was dirty and marred by graffiti......
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