Milford, Massachusetts: Irish Round Tower Replica

The only Irish Round Tower in North America. Tallest thing in a Catholic cemetery. Built in the mid-19th-century for some reason.

Saint Mary's Cemetery

Address:
Cedar St., Milford, MA
Directions:
Saint Mary's Cemetery. I-495 exit 20. Drive south on Hwy 85/Cedar St. for three-quarters of a mile. You'll see the cemetery gate on the left. The tower is visible as soon as you pull into the cemetery.
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Irish Round Tower Replica.

Irish Round Tower Replica

This is the only Irish Round Tower in North America. It is a replica of the Irish watch towers built in ancient times to watch for invaders. This tower is 150 years old and stands in Saint Mary's Cemetery in Milford.

[Dick Zabela, 05/28/2005]

June 2018: Photo added.

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