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Memorial Streetclock
The new Memorial Streetclock in Woburn Square was installed in November, 2002 by the Woburn Department of Public Works, and was dedicated along with the new Citizens Park on August 4, 2003. Geographers often talk about a concept called the “identity of place.” A great many important elements contribute to this identity, which define the history and culture of a community, creating a sense of shared background and experience, and thus connectivity, among its members. Among those critical elements are the important, unique landmarks of a community. The new Memorial Streetclock occupies a place of honor at the entrance to the new Citizens Park, and will hopefully over time join the community’s list of important landmarks.

The entire $40,000 cost of the clock was raised by the Downtown Revitalization Committee through eight contributions from generous private citizens, whose memorial inscriptions can be found on the eight sides of the clock base. These text of these inscriptions are shown below.

The clock was manufactured by Electric Time, Inc., of Medfield , Massachusetts, with a custom finial designed by renowned public sculptor Robert Shure, owner of Skylight Studios, Woburn. Mr. Shure graciously donated his design services and overall expertise to the project. The sculpture group represents a tannery worker and his family, a reference to Woburn’s historic economic roots. Together, the new Citizens Park and Memorial Streetclock symbolize the revitalization of Woburn Square

Gift of
Rocco and Emma Schelzi


Gift Of
Martini Insurance


In Memory Of
Richard Nolan Gonsalves Architect, Builder

In Memory Of
Frank and Anna Chase

In Memory Of
Saul Levine

Gift Of
Boyle insurance

Gift Of
at Choate

In Remembrance Of Stephen J. Collins
1946 - 2000