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[ALBSA-Info] Sculpture Tours at Forest Hills Cemetery

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Wed Jun 13 08:15:28 EDT 2001



Sculpture Tours

The Educational Trust of Historic Forest Hills Cemetery presents two
Sculpture Tours on the Saturday afternoons of June 16th and July 14th at
2 PM. Enjoy a Summer day on the magnificent grounds and explore the
nationally acclaimed collection of Victorian sculpture, including the
works of Daniel Chester French, Martin Milmore and Thomas Ball.

Forest Hills is site of the resting places of many notables in the
Albanian community, including Archbishop Fan Stylian Noli, whose monument
is also featured in brochure of the Educational Trust. A Cenotaph marks
the former grave of the eminent Albanian literary stylist and former
Ambassador of Albania to the U.S. Faik Konica whose remains are now in
Tirana. Other Albanian notables include author, patriot and former Consul
Constantine Chekrezi; historian and late editor of Dielli, Qerim
Panarity; writer and editor of Dielli, Refat Gurrazezi; Editor of Liria,
Dhimitri Trebicka; the first Albanian physicians in Boston, Dr. Andrew
and Dr. Dhimitra Tzina Elia; Chairman of the Albanian Relief Fund, Dr.
Nicholas and Pauline Prift, Bishop Stephen Lasko and Bishop Mark Lipa,
and many other notables in the Albanian-American community.. 

The Scupture Tours are led by Curator of Collections, Rebecca Reynolds,
noted art historian. Admission is free. The tours mark a transition in
cemetery awareness and are means living memorials for meditation and
reflection. New features include horticultural tours and concerts held in
the Chapel, with its splendid Tiffany Windows. For further information
call (617) 524-0128, ext 22, or visit the website at <www.
foresthillstrust.org >  
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