Cogswell Fountain Heron


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Cogswell Fountain Heron
Elizabeth J. Johnson Pawtucket History Research Center

A bronze heron with a glass star in its beak sits atop the fountain at its original location in 1886. This heron disappeared, perhaps lost to a hurricane. Only its stick-like feet remained mounted to the pillar.


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