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On the Watertown Seal is a picture of an English Colonist and an Indian exchanging, as peace tokens,  bread for fish.  Captain Roger Clap landed at Nantasket Point in 1630 and rode up Charles River to Gerry's Landing with the first party of Watertown Colonists.
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The Many Great Figures of American History

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Graves in Watertown


Great Figures Buried in Watertown

Mount Auburn Cemetery 2009
Supreme Court Justices
  • Benjamin Curtis
  • Felix Frankfurter
  • Horace Gray
  • Julia Ward Howe
  • Joseph Story
  • Authors Oliver
  • Wendell Holmes
Mount Auburn Cemetery 2009
  • Charles Gibson (of the Gibson Girls)
  • Horatio Greenough
  • Winslow Homer
  • Harriet Hosmer
Mount Auburn Cemetery 2009
  • George Angell (founder of the MAPCA)
  • Edwin Land (inventor of the Polaroid Camera)
  • Isabella Stewart Gardner (of the museum)
  • Asa Gray (botanist)
Auburn Cemetery 2009 Architects
  • Charles Bullfinch (US Capitol)
  • R. Buckminster Fuller
Auburn Cemetery 2009 Poets
  • Amy Lowell
  • James Russell Lowell
  • Longfellow
Auburn Cemetery 2009 Harvard Presidents
  • Charles W. Eliot
  • Abbot Lowell